Further abstract

of the title of Mrs

Ledyard to Lot 2 purchased

by Mr Jn �Dunford for

87� & for Lot 1 for 153�


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Further Abstract of the Title of Mrs

Ledyard to Lot 2 purchased by Mr Jn ? Dunford

for 87 � …

11th June 1800��������� By Indre of 4 parts of this date between Wm Sheppard Gentn/ since deced /

�������������������������������� of the 1st part Anne Sheppard one of the daughters of the Sd William Sheppard

�������������������������������� of the 2d part the said Thomas Whitaker Ledyard of the 3d part & William

�������������������������������� Sheppard Clothier Thomas Sheppard Factor / two of the sons of the first named

�������������������������������� William Sheppard / & Edward Phillips Clothier of the 4th part

Being the Settlement made previously to & in contemplation of the

marriage of the said Thos Whitaker Ledyard with the said

Anne Sheppard which was afterwards had & solemnised.

The said Thomas Whitaker Ledyard covenanted with the said

Wm Sheppard the son Thomas Sheppard & Edward Phillips their exors

& admors� That the heirs exors & admors of him the said Thomas Whitaker

Ledyard should within 3 calendar months next after his decease pay

unto the said Trustees etc – �10,000

Declaration & agreement that the said Trustees etc should invest

the said �10,000 in their names in or upon Governmt or real or other securities in

the names of the sd Trustees & shod stand & be pofsed thereof

In trust to pay the interest divids etc into the proper hands

of the said Anne Sheppard during her life for her own proper

use & benefit

And after her decease

In trust to call in the said sum of �10,000 or make sale of the

Securities whereon the same shod be then invested & pay & apply

the whole money arising by such sale in manner thereinar

mentd – namely –

Unto any one child or between or amongst any two or more

children of the body of the said Thomas Whitaker Ledyard on the

body of the said Anne Sheppard his then intended wife to be

begotten in such parts shares & proportions at such age or ages

days & times & subject to such cond~ons restrictions & limit~ons

over/for the benefit of some or one such children/& in such

manner & as the said Thomas Whitaker Ledyard at any time or

times during his life by any Deed or writing with or without power

of revocatn to be by him sealed & delivered in the presence of &

attested by two or more credible witnefses or by his last will & Testamt

in writing etc- to be by him signed & published in the presence of

the like number of witnefses shod direct limit or appoint

give or bequeath the same

And in default of such direction etc

As the said Anne Sheppard / in case she shod survive the

said Thomas Whitaker Ledyard / shod after his dec~e by any

deed or writing to be by her sealed & delivered as aforesd � or by

her last will & Testamt in writing etc to be by here signed &

published in manner aforesd direct limit or appoint give or

bequeath the same But never~lefs so as any appontmt to be made

by the said Anne Sheppard alone shod be made during her


����������������������������������� And in default of some such appontmt gift or bequest as afsd

Upon trust for all & every the children of the said marre

equally to be divided between them if more than one share &

share alike And if there shod be but one such child then

for such one child the shares of Dau~rs to be paid at 21

or days of marriage and the shares of Sons at 21 etc

And in default of Ifsue etc Then

In trust to pay afs~n & transfer the same after the decease of

the said Anne Sheppard unto the Exors Admors or afsns

of the said Thos Whitaker Ledyard for their own use & benefits

����������� Duly executed & attested

The following section has been deleted;

1836��������������� Indre between the said Anne Ledyard widow of the said Thomas

Text Box: Not to be executedWhitaker Ledyard of the one part & Anna Martha Ledyard spinster

eldest Daughter of the said Anne Ledyard of the other part

�������� Reciting the above abstracted Settlemt And the death of the Sd

Thomas Whitaker Ledyard without having executed any appointt

of the said �10,000 either by Deed or will in purs~ce of the power

contd in said Settlemt

And that the said Anne Ledyard has determd in pursuance of the

power of Appointmt now vested in her as such surv~or as afsd

to appoint the said sum of �10,000 unto the said Anna Ledyard alone

& exclusively of any other child or children of the marre of the said

Remainder missing

23 December 2023
Last Updated
10 January 2024