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Josiah Dodge codicil, 10 April 1799

Here is a transcription of the first codicil dated 10 April 1799:
But as the sircumstances of my Familey is altered I Do hearunto ad as a Codekil to this my Last Will this tenth Day of April one thousand seven hundred & Ninety-nine; as follows on next page &c, Whearas my wife Susannah is Deceast I Do will and Bequeth unto my present wifeMartha the same in all respects as to my first wife; and as my Daughter Rhoda is Deceast I Do will my Executor to pay to her son Joseph Hinds (instead of her) when he becoms of Lawful age what I had willed to his mother- as to the Distrubation of my first wifes Clothing have seen to my self & executed- Respecting my Daughter Sarah; since my writing the foregoing I have advansed her full proportion Do therefore Discharge my Executor from paying her. The forgoing being my Last Will & Testement Do signe it in presence of theas witnesses-

Josiah Dodge

Israel Fellows
VanWyck Polhamus
Samuel Eliott