nine pence, which is the balance of his account of Administration on said Deceased's widow Abigail Hall's Estate, & for her support & burial, which account is this day allowed & which I hereby order him to pay in like Money, Manner, and with the Interest before-mentioned.
All which aforesaid Sums, with the Share of said Assignee, amount to the apprized value of the Dower and (together with what was advanced by the said deceased in his Life-Time to Sarah & Anna to £ 865. 11. 7) to make each Child's Share therein to be agreeable to the Direction of the Law; Abigail having in her father's lifetime recd £ 192. 19. 7 which is more than her share.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal of the Probate Office this fourth day of May in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Six Oliver Prescott. Copy examined Attest James Winthrop Regr
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