[dated 23 Mar 1772]
... Item: I give and bequeath to my son, Joseph Hitt, my Negro man called Young Tom.
... Item: My will and desier is that after the deceas of my wife that all my estate that is not hearin mentioned be sold to the highest bidder and the money arising therefrom be equally divided amongst all my Children hearafter Named That is to say, John / Joseph / Harman / Peter & Mary and Lastly I do Nominate and appoint my eldest two sons Harman Hitt & Joseph Hitt Executors of this my Last Will and Testament ...
[Note of Caution: This is coming from a clerk's copy of the will. Per GaryYoung, post #27, the word "eldest" does NOT appear before the names of Joseph and Harmon in the original will.]