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William Richardson Last Will and Testament, 1839 July 31

 File — Box: 4250.001, Folder: 11

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Richardson's last will and testament, dated July 31, 1838, which was witnessed by Richard A. Buckner, George W. Towles, Eliza Buckner, and Joshua L. Brents. The will is twelve pages long. It covers furniture, horses, saddles, house, lands, liquid assets, livestock, and enslaved persons. Some of the latter he freed, and over the remainder he set conditions by which his wife and heirs had to abide, including not selling those individuals to cover debts or moving them from Green County, Kentucky.


  • 1839 July 31


Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English. One item is in German.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.


From the Collection: 0.4 Linear Feet


Formerly MSS.1696

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266