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In the name of God Amen, I Josiah HARRISON of the County and State asd. being sick of body but of a sound disposing mind and memery Thanks be to Allmighty God for it, and colling to mind the onsaritenty of this life do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following. First I recommend my sole to Allmighty God that forst give to me, and my body to be beuried at the discretion of my executers heairafter named. And as for my worley estate that it hath been pleas God to bless me with, I give and dispose in manner and form followeth.
Item: I lend to my beloved Mother Winneford HARRISON duren her naturle life one feather bead and furniture, and after her desease I give the said bead to Joshua GIBBINS to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I also lend to my Mother Winneford HARRISON all my estate in dors and out dors duren her naturle life except my worken tules and my desire is for them to be sold and the money _________ to her use and after her decest my will and desir is that my Cuisen Joshua GIBBENS should have the whole that remains ___________ death to him and his heirs forever. I desir all my jest debtes should be paid.
Item: I give and bequeve unto Mary WEST one gold ring and vest buckel to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequve unto Marget WEST one gold ring to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeave unto Robert WEST one pair of silver sleve buttens to him and his heairs and I do appoint my beloved Mother Wineford HARRASE (sic), and Nathan HALL my whole and executer of this my Last Will and Testament in witness have hiaruto set my hand and seal this twenty fift of March 1788
/s/ Josiah HARRISON and a seal
signed seald published pronunced and declavired this instriment of writen to be his Last Will and Testament in the presents of us
Nathan HALL jurat
Susannah [her mark] CONNOWAY
Recorded and examined the 30th day of July 1792
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