Imprimis: I give and Bequeath unto my cousin Absalom Tennisson Senr ye one half of my Land that I now live on called or known by the name of Pheabuses fort lying and being in St. Mary's County in St. Michaels Hundred and the half that I give to him the said Absalom lyes toward ye land whereon Thomas Matchett now lives which Land I do freely give him the said Absalom Tennisson and his Heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my son William Chesher the other half of the said Tract of land called or known by ye Name of Phebusses Fort lying and being in ye same County and Hundred before mentioned adjoyning On the Land whereon Gilbert Hart now lived which Land I do freely Give unto him ye said William Chesher and his heirs forever. I likewise Constitute make and ordain my Brother John Chesher my sole Executor of this my Last will and Testamt. Revoking and making void all other former Wills by me made as Witenss my hand and Seal the Day and Date first above written.
William Cheshire (his mark) seal
Signed Sealed Published Pronounced
and Declared by the said William Chesher
as his Last Will and Testament
in the Presence of us as the Subscribers
Abraham Tennisson (his mark) seal
Timothy Fowler (his Mark) seal
Joseph Bissco (seal)
March ye 7th 1733