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From Jim Rubbins' rootsweb site: Title: New York Abstracts of Wills, 1665-1801 (CD #9)Author: Heritage Books Inc.Publication: Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1997Repository: Call Number: Media: Family Archive CDPage: 5:362Text: These presents witnesseth that I, Thomas Jackson, of Oyster Bay, being this 6th day of May, 1759, under an indisposition of body." I leave to my wife Mary my best bed and furniture, and indoor movables. I leave to my son Samuel 5 [pounds], to be applied to his use in Schooling. All the rest of estate to be sold by executors. I desire that my two eldest sons Robert and Thomas shall have the first offer and refusal at full value. The proceeds to be given to my wife Mary and my children, Robert, Thomas, Daniel, Samuel, and Phebe. I make my friends, Zebulon Seaman, and William Seaman, both of Oyster Bay, executors.