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and exposition of the Armenian text by the Father ou ber arrival at Kirkby Mallory, her father wrote to! Paschal Aucher, Armenian Friar.
acquaint Lord Byron that she would return to bim ng BYRON. inore.' In my observations upon this statement, 11
shall, as far as possible, avoid touching on any matten Veuice, April 10th, 1817.
relating personally to Lord Byron and myself. The I had also the Latin text, but it is in many
facts are:-I left London for Kirkby Mallory, the places very corrupt, and with yreat omissions.
residence of my father and mother, on the 15th of January, 1816. Lord Byron had signified to me in
writing (Jan. 6th) his absolute desire that I should REMARKS ON MR MOORE'S LIFE OF LORD
leave London on the earliest day that I could coere BYRON, BY LADY BYRON.
niently fix. It was not safe for me to undertake the “ I HAVE disregarded various publications in which fatigue of a journey sooner than the 15th. Previsst facts within my own knowledge have been grossly to my departure, it had been strongly impressed on misrepresented; but I am called upon to notice some my mind, that Lord Byron was under the influence of of the erroneous statements proceeding from one who insanity. This opinion was derived in a great measure claims to be considered as Lord Byrou's confidential from the communications made to me by luis Dearest and authorized friend. Domestic details ought not relatives and personal attendant, who had more op to be intruded on the public attention: if, however, portunities than myself of observing him during the they are so intruded, the persons affected by them latter part of my stay in town. It was even fepire have a right to refute injurious charges. Mr Moore sented to me that he was in danger of destroping bas promulgated his own impressions of private events himself. With the concurrence of his family, 1 in which I was most nearly concerned, as if he pos- had consulted Dr Baillie as a friend (Jan. 8tbeere sessed a competent knowledge of the subject. Having specting this supposed malady. On acquainting In survived Lord Byron, I feel increased reluctance to with the state of the case, and with Lord Byron's advert to any circumstances connected with the period desire that I should leave London, Dr Baillie tbrasti of my marriage; nor is it now my intention to disclose that my absence might be advisable as an experiment, them, further than may be indispensably requisite for assuming the fact of mental derangement; fer Da the end I have in view. Self-vindication is not the Baillie, not having had access to Lord Byroc, cork motive which actuates me to make this appeal, and not pronounce a positive opinion on that point
. He the spirit of accusation is unmingled with it; but when enjoined that in correspondence with Lord Byron I the conduct of my parents is brought forward in a should avoid all but light and soothing topics. Usza disgraceful light, by the passages selected froin Lord these impressions, I left London, determined to follos Byron's letters, and by the remarks of his biographer, the advice given by Dr Baillie. Whatever mig I feel bound to justify their characters from imputa- have been the nature of Lord Byron's conduci towards tions which I know to be false. The passages from me from the time of my marriage, yet, supposing tin Lord Byron's letters, to which I refer, are the asper- to be in a state of mental alienation, it was not ta sion on my mother's character, page 220: _My me, nor for any person of common humanity, to child is very well, and flourishing, I hear; but I must nifest, at that moment, a sense of injury. On the day see also. I feel no disposition to resign it to the con- of my departure, and again on my arrival at Kirby, tagion of its grandmother's society.' The assertion Jan. 16th, I wrote to Lord Byron in a kind and cheer of her dishonourable conduct in employing a spy, ful tone, according to those medical directions. Th page 219. “A Mrs C. (now a kind of housekeeper last letter was circulated, and employed as a pretest and spy of Lady N:'s), who, in her better days, was for the charge of my having been subsequently i* a washerwoman, is supposed to be by the learned- fluenced to desert' * my husband. It has been very much the occult cause of our doinestic discre- argued, that I parted from Lord Byron in perfect pancies.' The seeming exculpation of myself, in the harmony; that feelings, incompatible with any dzi extract, p. 219, with the words immediately following sense of injury had dictated the letter which I ed it,-“ Her nearest relatives are - ;' where dressed to him; and that my sentiments must bes: the blank clearly implies something too offensive for been changed by persuasion and interference, when publication. These passages tend to throw suspicion I was under the roof of my parents. These assertas on ny parents, and give reason to ascribe the separa- , and inferences are wholly destitute of foundatie tion either to their direct agency, or to that of offi- When I arrived at Kirkby Mallory, my parents we? cious spies' employed by them. * From the following unacquainted with the existence of any causes part of the narrative, p. 218, it must also be inferred to destroy my prospects of happiness; and when I that an undue influence was exercised by them for the communicated to them the opinion which had bees accomplislament of this purpose. 'It was in a few formed concerning Lord Byron's state of mind, the weeks after the latter cominunication between us were most anxious to promote his restoration by vet? (Lord Byron aud Mr Moore), that Lady Byron adopted means in their power. They assured those reiztia the determination of parting from him. She had left who were with him in London, that "ther woc. London at the latter end of January, on a visit to her devote their whole care and atteution to the allevialas father's house, in Leicestershire, and Lord Byron was of his malady,' and hoped to make the best amu in a short time to follow her. They had parted in ments for his comfort, if he could be induced 19 Ft the utmost kindness,—she wrote him a letter full of them. With these intentions, my mother wrote on the playfulness and affection, on the road; and immediately 17th to Lord Byron, inviting him to Kirkby Malle?
* « The officious spies of his privacy," p. 220.
* « The deserted husband," p. 2.
She had always treated him with an affectionate sionally or otherwise, take any part towards efconsideration and indulgence, which extended to fecting it. Believe me, very faithfully yours, every little peculiarity of his feelings. Never did an
“STEPH. LUSHINGTON. irritating word escape her lips in her whole inter
"Great George-street, Jan. 31, 1830. course with him. The accounts given me after I left Lord Byron by the persons in constant intercourse “I have only to observe, that if the statements on with him, added to those doubts which had before which ny legal advisers (the late Sir Samuel Romilly transiently occurred to iny mind, as to the reality of and Dr. Lushington) formed their opinions, were false, the alleged disease, and the reports of his medical the responsibility and the odium should rest with me attendant, were far from establishing the existence only. I trust that the facts which I have here briefly of any thing like lunacy. Under this uncertainty, I recapitulated will absolve my father and mother from deemed it right to communicale to my parents, that all accusations with regard to the part they took in if I were to consider Lord Byron's past conduct as the separation between Lord Byron and myself. They that of a person of sound mind, nothing could induce neither originated, instigated, nor advised, that sepame to return to him. It therefore appeared expe- ration; and they cannot be condemned for having dient both to them and myself to consult the ablest afforded to their daughter the assistance and protecadvisers. For that object, and also to obtain still tion which she claimed. There is no other near relative further information respecting the appearances which to vindicate their memory from insult. I am therefore seemed to indicate mental derangement, my mother compelled to break the silence which I had hoped aldetermined to go to London. She was empowered ways to observe, and to solicit from the readers of by me to take legal opinions on a written statement Lord Byron's life an impartial consideration of the of mine, though I had then reasons for reserving a part testimony extorted from me. of the case from the knowledge even of my father
“A. I. NOEL BYRON.” and mother. Being convinced by the result of these inquiries, and by the tenor of Lord Byron's proceed
" Hanger Hill, Feb. 19, 1830." ings, that the notion of insanity was an illusion, I no longer hesitated to authorise such measures as were necessary, in order to secure me from being ever again placed in his power. Conformably with this resolution, my father wrole to him on the 2d of Fe- LETTER OF MR. TURNER, bruary, to propose an amicable separation. Lord
referred to in page 382. Byron at first rejected this proposal; but when it was distinctly notified to him, that if he persisted in his “Eight months after the publication of my "Tour refusal, recourse must be had to legal measures, he in the Levant,' there appeared in the London Magaagreed to sigo a deed of separation. Upon applying zine, and subsequently in most of the newspapers, a 10 Dr Lushington, who was intimately acquainted letter from the late Lord Byron to Mr. Murray. with all the circumstances, to state in writing what “I naturally felt anxious at the time to meet a he recollected upon this subject, I received from him charge of error brought against me in so direct a the following letter, by which it will be manifest manner : but I thought, and friends whom I consulted that my mother cannot have been actuated by any at the time thought with me, that I had better wait hostile or ungenerous motives towards Lord By- for a more favourable opportunity than that afforded
by the newspapers of vindicating my opinion, which
even so distinguished an authority as the letter of « • MY DEAR LADY BYRON,
Lord Byron left unshaken, and which, I will venture “I can rely upon the accuracy of my memory to add, remains unshaken still. for the following statement. I was originally consulted “I must ever deplore that I resisted my first impulse by Lady Noel on your behalf, whilst you were in to reply immediately. The hand of Death has snatched the country; the circumstances detailed by her were Lord Byron from his kingdom of literature and poetry, such as justified a separation, but they were not of and I can only guard myself from the illiberal impulathat aggravated description as to render such a mea- tion of attacking the mighty dead, whose living talent sure indispensable. On Lady Noel's representation, I should have trembled to encounter, by scrupulously I deemed a reconciliation with Lord Byron practi- contining myself to such facts and illustrations as are cable, and felt most sincerely a wish to aid in effect- strictly necessary to save me from the charges of error, ing it. There was not on Lady Noel's part any misrepresentation, and presumptuousness, of which exaggeration of the facts; nor, so far as I could per. every writer must wish to prove himself undeserving. ceive, any determination to prevent a return to Lord “Lord Byron began by stating, 'The tide was not Byron : certainly none was expressed when I spoke in our favour,' and added, “neither I nor any person of a reconciliation. When you came to town in on board the frigate had any notion of a difference of about a fortnight, or perhaps more, after my first the current on the Asiatic side; I never heard of it interview with Lady Noel, I was for the first time till this moment.' His lordship had probably forgotinformed by you of facts utterly unknown, as I have ten that Strabo distinctly describes the difference in no doubt, to Sir Ralph and Lady Noel. On receiving the following words. this additional information, my opinion was entirely
“* Aid xai ierarhorepor duris Toil.dopovere changed : I considered a reconciliation impossible. I mellatónovos prepór iti tòe täs Hpsis zupyon, camnidur di sérios declared my opinion, and added, that if such an idea - thoia ovuzpárrortos roj baiapostiv sopai.... should be entertained, I could not, either profes- Tois ' of Amosov repassoubrous rasadlar bor donde os tomarria,
οκτώ του σταδίους επί πέργον τινά «ατ' εντικρό της Σηστού, έπειτα Any thing thrown into the stream on the European dedeposv oddy.ou, sal word soddas Ixovat dvartiov toy boîro' bank would be swept into the Archipelago, because, Ideoque facilius a Sesto trajiciunt paululum de- after arriving so near the Asiatic shore as to be alone, Alexa navigatione ad Herus turrim, atque inde na- if not quite, within a man's depth, it would be viyia dimittentes adjuvante etiam fluxu trajectum. floated off from the coast by the current that is dared Qui ab Abydo trajiciunt, in contrarium flectunt
from the Asiatic promontory. But this would partem ad octo sladia ad turrim quandam e regione affect a swimmer, who, being so near the land, would Sesti : hinc oblique trajiciunt, non prorsus contrario of course, if he could not actually walk to it, reach fluxu."
il by a slight effort. “Here it is clearly asserted that the current assists
“Lord Byron adds, in his P. S., “The straits, the crossing froin Sestos, and the words ‘d pidotes ad however, not extraordinarily wide, even where i Idoia,'—'navigia dimittentes,'—'letting the ves- broadens above and below the forts.' from the sels go of themselves,' prove how considerable the statement I must venture to express my dissent, pull assistance of the current was; while the words diffidence indeed, but with diffidence diminished by 'Aéy.org'-—' oblique,' and 'redeos' -'prorsus,' the ease with which the fact may be established. The show distinctly that those who crossed from Abydos strait is widened so considerably above the forts by were obliged to do so in an oblique direction, or they the Bay of Maytos, and the bay opposite to it on the would have the current entirely against them. Asiatic coast, that the distance to be passed by a
“From this ancient authority, which, I own, appears swimmer in crossing higher up would be, in my poor ! to me unanswerable, let us turn to the moderns. judgment, too great for any one to accomplish irəm Baron de Tott, who, having been for some time resi- Asia to Europe, having such a current to stem. dent on the spot, employed as an engineer in the con- “I conclude by expressing it as my humble opisin struction of batteries, must be supposed well cognisant that no one is bound to believe in the possibility of of the subject, has expressed himself as follows :- Leander's exploit, till the passage has been performed
“ • La surabondance des eaux que la Mer Noire by a swimmer, at least from Asia to Europe. The reçoit, et qu'elle ne peut évaporer, versée dans la Mé- sceptic is even entitled to exact, as the condition of diterranée par le Bosphore de Thrace et La Propon- his belief, that the strait be crossed, as Leander tide, forme aux Dardanelles des courans si violens , crossed it, both ways within at most fourteen bout que souvent les bâtimens, toutes voiles dehors, ont
“W. TURNER." peine à les vaincre. Les pilotes doivent encore observer, lorsque le vent suffit, de diriger leur route de manière à présenter le moins de résistance possible à l'effort des eaux. On sent que cette étude a pour base la direction des courans, qui, renvoyés d'une
MR MILLINGENS ACCOUNT OF THE pointe à l'autre, forment des obstacles à la naviga
CONSULTATION, lion, et feraient courir les plus grands risques si l'on négligeait ces connaissances hydrographiques.'-Mé.
referrred to in page
492. moires de Tott, 3me Partie.
“To the above citations, I will add the opinion of As the account given by Mr. Millingen of this Tournefort, who, in his description of the strait, ex- consultation differs totally from that of Dr Bruse, presses with ridicule his disbelief of the truth of it is fit that the reader should have it in Mr. Mis Leander's exploit; and to show that the latest tra- gen's own words :vellers agree with the earlier, I will conclude my quo- “In the morning (18th) a consultation was pro tation with a statement of Mr. Madden, who is just posed, to which Dr Lucca Vega and Dr Freiber, returned from the spot. 'It was from the European ing assistants, were invited. Dr Bruno and Luon side Lord Byron swam with the current, which runs
proposed having recourse to antispasmodics and other about four miles an hour. But I believe he would remedies employed in the last stage of typhen have found it totally impracticable to have crossed Freiber and I maintained that they could only hasta from Abydos to Europe.' – MADDEN's Travels, the fatal termination ; that nothing could be more vol. I.
empirical than flying from one extreme to the otheti “ There are two other observations in Lord Byron's that if, as we all thought, the complaint was own letter on which I feel it necessary to remark.
to the metastasis of rheumatic inflammation, the "• Mr. Turner says, whatever is thrown into the existing symptoms only depended on the rapid and stream on this part of the European bank, must arrive extensive progress it had made in an organ previously at the Asiatic shore.' This is so far from being the so weakened and irritable. Antiphlogistic case, that it must arrive in the Archipelago, if left could never prove hurtful in this case; they would to the current; although a strong wind from the become useless only if disorganization were almat Asiatic + side might have such an effect occasionally. operated; but then, since all hopes were gose,
" Here Lord Byron is right, and I have no hesitation means would not prove superfluous? We nevalt in confessing that I was wrong. But I was wrong only in the letter of my remark, not in the spirit of it.
have the effect of driving an object to the Asiatic sbore.
I think it right to remark that it is. Mr Turner wissel **Strabo, Book XIII. Oxford Edition,
who has here originated the inaccuracy of which love + * This is evidently a mistake of the writer or printer. cuses others; the words used by Lord Byron being His lordship must here have meant a strong wind from the as Mr Turner states, from the Asiatic side," bal Europcan side, as no wind from the Asiatic side could the Asiactic direction."-T. M.
mended the application of numerous leeches to the
unto trustees, upon trust to sell the same, and apply temples, behind the ears, and along the course of the the sum of sixty thousand pounds, part of the money jugular vein, a large blister between the shoulders, to arise by such sale, upon the trusts of my marriage and sinapisms to the feet, as affording, though feeble, settlement : Now I do hereby give and bequeath a yet the last hopes of success. Dr B., being the the remainder of the purchase money to arise by sale patient's physician, had the casting vote, and pre- of my said estate at Newstead, and all the whole of pared the antispasmodic potion which Dr Lucca and the said sixty thousand pounds, or such part thereof he had agreed upon; it was a strong infusion of va- as shall not become vested and payable under the lerian and ether, &c. After its administration, the trusts of my said marriage settlement, unto the said convulsive movement, the delirium increased; but, John Cam Hobhouse and John Hanson, their execunotwithstanding my representations,a second dose was tors, administrators, and assigns, upon such trusts given half an hour after. After articulating confusedly and for such ends, intents, and purposes as hereinafter a few broken phrases, the patient sunk shortly after directed of and concerning the residue of my personal into a comatose sleep, which the next day terminated estate. I give and bequeath unto the said John Cam in death. He expired on the 19th April, at six Hobhouse and John Hanson the sum of one thousand o'clock in the afternoon."
pounds each. I give and bequeath all the rest, residue, and remainder of my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto the said John Cam Hob
house and John Hanson, their executors, administraTHE WILL OF LORD BYRON. tors, and assigns, upon trust that they, my said trusExtracted from the Registry of the Prerogative and administrators of such survivor, do and shall
tees and the survivor of them, and the executors Court of Canterbury.
stand possessed of all such rest and residue of my This is the last will and testament of me, George said personal estate and the money to arise by sale Gordon, Lord Byron, Baron Byron, of Rochdale, in of my real estates hereinbefore devised to them for the county of Lancaster, as follows :-1 give and sale, and such of the monies to arise by sale of my devise all that my manor or lordship of Rochdale, in said estate at Newstead as I have power to dispose the said county of Lancaster, with all its rights, royal-of, after payment of my debts and legacies hereby ties, members, and appurtenances, and all my fands, given, upon the trusts and for the ends, intents, and tenements, hereditaments, and premises situate, lying, purposes hereinafter inentioned and directed of and and being within the parish, manor, or lordship of concerning the same, that is to say, upon trust, that Rochdale aforesaid, and all other my estates, lands, they my said trustees and the survivor of them, and hereditaments, and premises whatsoever and where the executors and administrators of such survivor, soever, unto my friends John Cam Hobhouse, late of do and shall lay out and invest the same in the public Trinity College, Cambridge, Esquire, and Johnstocks or funds, or upon government or real security Hanson, of Chancery-lane, London, Esquire, to the at interest, with power from time to time to change, use and behoof of them, their heirs and assigns, upon vary, and transpose such securities, and from time to trust that they the said John Cam Hobhouse and time during the life of my sister Augusta Mary Leigh, John Hanson, and the survivor of them, and the heirs the wife of George Leigh, Esquire, pay, receive, and assigns of such survivor, do and shall, as soon as apply, and dispose of the interest, dividends, and conveniently may be after my decease, sell and dispose annual produce thereof when and as the same shall of all my said manor and estates for the most money become due and payable into the proper hands of the that can or may be had or gotten for the same, either said Augusta Mary Leigh, to and for her sole and by private contract or public sale by auction, and, ei separate use and benefit, free from the control, ther together or in lots, as my said trustees shall think debts, or engagements of her present or any future proper; and for the facilitating such sale and sales, busband, or unto such person or persons as she my i do direct that the receipt and receipts of my said said sister shall from time to time, by any writing trustees, and the survivor of them, and the heirs and under her hand, notwithstanding her present or any assigns of such survivor, shall be a good and sufficient future coverture, and whether covert or sole, direct discharge, and good and sufficient discharges to the or appoint; and from and immediately after the depurchaser or purchasers of my said estates, or any cease of my said sister, then upon trust that they my part or parts thereof, for so much money as in such said trustees and the survivor of them, his executors receipt or receipts shall be expressed or acknowledged or administrators, do and shall assign and transfer all to be received; and that such purchaser or purcha- my said personal estate and other the trust property sers, his, her, or their heirs and assigns, shall not hereinbefore mentioned, or the stocks, funds, or seafterwards be in any manner answerable or account curities wherein or upon which the same shall or able for such purchase monies, or be obliged to see may be placed out or invested unto and among all to the application thereof: And I do will and direct and every the child and children of my said sister, if that my said trustees shall stand possessed of the monies more than one, in such parts, shares, and proportions, to arise by the sale of my said estates upon such trusts and to become a vested interest, and to be paid and and for such intents and purposes as I have here- transferred at such time and times, and in such maninafter directed of and concerning the same : And ner, and with, under, and subject to such provisions, whereas I have by certain deeds of conveyance made conditions, and restrictions, as my said sister at any on my marriage with my present wife conveyed all my time during her life, whether covert or sole, by any manor and estate of Newstead, in the parishes of deed or deeds, instrument or instruments, in writing, Newslead and Linley, in the county of Nottingham, / with or without power of revocation, to be sealed and delivered in the presence of two or more credible and to this third and last sheet my hand and seal this witnesses, or by her last will and testament in writ- 29th day of July, in the year of our Lord 1815. ing, or any writing of appointment in the nature of a
BYRON (L. S.) will, sha!! direct or appoint, and in default of any such appointment, or in case of the death of my said Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said sister in my life-time, then upon trust that they my Lord Byron, the testator, as and for his last will and said trustees and the survivor of them, his executors, testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, administrators, and assigns, do and shall assign and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, transfer all the trust, property, and funds unto and have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses, among the children of my said sister, if more than
THOMAS JONES MAWSE, one, equally to be divided between them, share and
EDMUND GRIFFIN, share alike, and if only one such child, then to such
FREDERICK JERVIS, only child the share and shares of such of them as shall
Clerks to Mr Hanson, Chancery-lane. be a son or sons, to be paid and transferred unto him and them when and as he or they shall respee- CODICIL.–This is a Codicil to the last mill and ! tively attain his or their age or ages of twenty-one testament of me, the Right Honourable George years; and the share and shares of such of them as Gordon, Lord Byron. I give and bequeath unto shall be a daughter or daughters, to be paid and Allegra Biron, an infant of about twenty months old, transferred unto her or them when and as she or they by me brought up, and now residing at Venice, the shall respectively attain his or their age or ages of sum of five thousand pounds, which I direct the twenty-one years, or be married, which shall first executors of my said will to pay to her on ber! happen, and in case any of such children shall hap- attaining the age of twenty-one years, or on the day pen to die, being a son or sons, before he or they of her marriage, on condition that she does not marry shall attain the age of twenty-one years, or being a with a native of Great Britain, which shall first daughter or daughters, before she or they shall attain happen. And I direct my said executors, as swe the said age of twenty-one, or be married; then it is as conveniently may be after my decease, to invest the my will and I do direct that the share or shares of said sum of five thousand pounds upon government or such of the said children as shall so die shall go to real security, and to pay and apply the annual income the survivor or survivors of such children, with the thereof in or towards the maintenance and education benefit of further accruer in case of the death of any of the said Allegra Biron, until she attains ber said such surviving children before their shares shall be age of twenty-one years, or shall be married as come vested. And I do direct that my said trustees aforesaid; but in case she shall die before attaining shall pay and apply the interest and dividends of each the said age and without having been married, thru of the said children's shares in the said trust funds I direct the said sum of five thousand pounds to for his, her, or their maintenance and education become part of the residue of my personal estate. asd during their minorities, notwithstanding their shares in all other respects I do confirm.ing said will, and may not become vested interests, but that such inte declare this to be a codicil thereto. In witness rest and dividends as shall not have been so applied whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, as shall accumulate, and follow, and go over with the Venice, this 17th day of November, in the year of principal. And I do nominate, constitute, and ap- our Lord 1818. point the said John Cam Hobhouse and John Hanson
BYRON (L. S.) executors of this my will. And I do will and direct that my said trustees shall not be answerable the one Signed, sealed, published, and declared by the sand of them for the other of them, or for the acts, deeds, Lord Byron, as and for a codicil to his will, on the receipts, or defaults of the other of them, but each presence of us, who, in his presence, at luis request, of them for his own acts, deeds, receipts, and wilful and in the presence of each other, have subscribed defaults only, and that they my said trustees shall be
our names as witnesses. entitled to retain and deduct out of the monies which
NEWTON HASSON, shall come to their hands under the trusts aforesaid
WILLIAM FLETCHLR i all such costs, charges, damages, and expenses which they or any of them shall bear, pay, sustain, or be Proved at London (with a codicil), 6th of July, put unto, in the execution and performance of the 1824, before the Worshipful Stephen Lushington. trusts herein reposed in them. I make the above Doctor of Laws, and surrogate, by the oaths of Jotua provision for my sister and her children, in conse- Cam Hobhouse and John Hanson, Esquires, the quence of my dear wife Lady Byron and any children executors to whom administration was granted, I may have being otherwise amply provided for; having been first sworn duly to administer. and, lastly, I do revoke all former wills by me at any
NATHANIEL GRISKINS. time heretofore made, and do declare this only to be
GEORGE JENNER, my last will and testament. In witness whereof, I
CHARLES DYNELEY, have to this my last will, contained in three sheets of
Deputy Registran paper, set my hand to the first two sheets thereof,