In the name of God Amen. I Robert Lee of Anson County in the Province of North Carolina being very Sick in body but of Perfect mind & memory Thank be given unto God Calling unto mind the mortality of my Body and knowing That it is appointed for all men once to Die do make and ordain This my Last will & Testament that is to say Principally & first of all I give & recommind my soul into the hands of allmighty God That gave it & my Body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in Decent Christian burial at the Discretion of my Executors nothing Doubling but at the General resurection I shall receive The same again by the mighty Power of God & as Touching such worldly Estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in theis Life I Give Devise and Dispose of the same in the following manner & form first I give and bequeath to Sarah Lee my dearly beloved wife my white pasing mare & her side saddle her bed & furniture And allow that she shall have the use of my house and plantation & also lend her my negro fellow Jack during the time that she marries- I give & bequeath unto my three children William & Judith & Richard Lee my negro fellow Jack to be equally Divided amongst the three children above mentioned or at least what he may be sold for
Item I give & bequeath unto my Son James Lee Three Cows & clves Item I give & bequeath unto my son Robert Lee That half of my tract of land that the House & Plantation is on & also my rifle gun.
Item I give & bequeath unto my Son John Lee the other Half of my tract of land . Item I give & bequeath unto my Daughter Millie one bed & furniture & one Breeding Mare. Item I give & bequeath unto my three daughters following that is to say Mary YArborough & Millry & Elizabeth Lee ten Pounds proclamation money Each Item I give & bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah Crittenden the sum of ten shilllings proclamation money and after my Just Debts are paid the rest & residue of my Estate that is not already Given away to be Equally Divided betwixt my wife & children before mentioned. I also Constitute & appoint my dearly beloved wife Sarah Lee Executor & my son Robert Lee & my Loving brother John Lee Executors of this my Last Will and Testamnet & I do hereby utterly Disallow revoke and Disannul all & Every other former Testament of Wills Legacees bequeathed ratifying & Confirming this and no other to be my Last Will & Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this twenty ninth day of November one Thousand seven Hundred and Sixty Six.
Mary (+) Colson
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