In the name of God, Amen. I Philip Emmart of Baltimore County in the state of Maryland being weak in body, but of sound disposing mind memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and uncertainity of the time thereof, and being desirious to settle my wordly affairs, do thereby make and publish this my last will and testiment in manner and form following that is to say,
I give and bequeath unto my wife Rachel Emmart and my son Caleb Emmart, all my real and personnel property of everkind and nature whatsoever to be equally divided between them share and share alike to them their heirs and assigns forever, they being bound for the maintenance of my idiotic daughter Mary during her natural life. And also paying the following Sums of money to the persons herein named at the espiration of two years of my death. To my daughter Elizabeth Peddicord two hundred dollars, To my daughter Sarah Leo two hundred dollars, To my son George Emmart two hundred dollars, to my son Joseph Emmart two hundred dollars and to my son H(enry?) Emmart one Hundred dollars in addition to the sum of money I have had to pay for him,
And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint wife Rachel Emmart and my son Caleb Emmart to be Executor and Exectrix of this my last will and testament revoking and anulling all former will my me heretofore made ratifying and confirming this and none others to be my last will and testament, This is my will and desire that the ....(unreadably line or two on Xerox copy.. apparently reference to a family graveyard).. forever and never to be sold with the right of ingress and regress and from same. In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and affixed my Seal the Thirty First day of July in the year of our Lord One Thousand and Eight Hundred and Fifty.