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WILL OF ABIJAH FISK.

STATE OF LOUISIANA,
City of New Orleans.}

Be it known and remembered, That I, Abijah Fisk, of said city and State, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, and in good state of health; but mindful of the certainty of death, and of the uncertainty of the time thereof, do make this, my last "Will" and testament, in the manner as follows, viz.: I give to the Hon. Charles Watts $5000, or, in other words, I give and bequeath the sum of $5000 to the Hon. Charles Watts, of the city of New Orleans, at present judge of the Commercial Court, of New Orleans. I give, devise and bequeath the sum of $5000 to Joseph H. Lyon, at present one of my clerks, as a gratuity for his faithful services. I give, devise and bequeath to the city of New Orleans my house at the corner of Customhouse and Bourbon streets, on condition that it shall be applied to the keeping of a library for the use and benefit of the citizens of said city, and to be used for no other purpose. The balance of my estate I give, bequeath and devise to the children of my brother, Alvarez Fisk, viz. : "Stewart Wilkins," "Alice," "Edward" and "Isabel," to be shared equally. Those who are twenty-one years old to come into possession immediately. Those who are under that age shall have their

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