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Russell County, Kentucky Deed Book ? Pages 457-460
Know all men by these presents that I Baxter Jones of the County Russell and State of Kentucky taking into consideration the certainty of death and the uncertainty of life do make this my last will and testament. First I bequeath to my Negro girl Ageletty her freedom provided she wishes with her increase if any to go with her to be at twenty years of age but to remain as the slave of Alexander Jackman until she is twenty years of age then at that age said Jackman to make her in open court the county court of said county acquainted with the nature of emancipation and the Country of Lyberia then if she shall chose to go to Lyberia she is have one hundred and fifty dollars out of my estate for the purpose of bearing her expenses to Lyberia now if she shall at the age aforesaid refuse to go to Lyberia she is to be sold and the proceeds be equally divided amongst my brothers and sisters and all the residue of my estate real, personal or mixed to be equally divided amongst my brothers and sisters after paying my just debts lastly I appoint Abner Jones my executor given under my hand this 15th August 1851.
Baxter Jones (seal)
Wm D. Lair
Curtis X Pierce
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