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___? 19, 17__ - Dec. 25, 1785
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, p. 213
In the name of God Amen, I Thomas CAMPBELL of the County of Currituck being in sound mind and memory, Thanks be to Almighty God for it, I do therefore make and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following Viz. First I recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it to me and my body I to (sic) earth from whence it was taken to be buried in a christian like manner and at the discretion of my executors hereafter named and as for temporal estate dispose of as follows-----
Item: I give and bequeath unto my Son John CAMPBELL the land whereon I now live containing fifty acres more or less and one bed and furniture and two ews and lambs and one calf with the increase and one stock of bees, and the increase and one sow and pigs and one pot all to be delivered to him when he is of age and if my Son should not live to be of age I give and bequeath my land and all the legacies afore mentioned unto my beloved Wife Rebeckah and all the rest that I possess in doors and out of doors to her and to her heirs forever.
Item: I leave my Wife Rebeckah and John PERKINS to be the executors of this my Last Will and Testament in testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 19th day of [illegible]
/s/ Thomas [his mark] CAMPBELL seal
Evan [his mark] THOMPSON
Mary [her mark] THOMPSON
Recorded and examined Dec. 25, 1785
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