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The Last Will and Testament of Robert HEATH stands thus Viz
In the name of God Amen I Robert HEATH of the County of Currituck and provence of North Carolina being sick and weak in body and calling to mind that it is appointed for all once to dy Do make and ordain this my Last Will and testament in manner as followeth ----
Item: I give and bequeave to my Son Riland HEATH the plantation and land that I now live on and that land that Elizabeth BLUNT now lives on the track containing two hundred acres to him and his hears forever not for him to have the leberity of selling it tell he arreves to the year of thirty one and one hand mill and my horse.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Son Robert HEATH fifty acres of land lyeng on the Breyeie(sic) thicket on the norwest corner of the said thicket and fifty acres in a place cald Bear Pen Ridge to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeave to my Son James HEATH one hundred of land being part of the Breyeze theket joyning his brother Robert land and Caleb POWERS is line to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeave to my beloved wife Margret HEATH fifty acres of land a placed cald the Dedie Ground to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeave to my Darter Elizabeth HEATH one large Iron pott and one fether beed and furniture such as belongs to the beed and one heffer to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeave to my Dafter Mary HEATH one iron pott ??????? (faded out maybe five gallons) gallons and one feather beed and furniture such as belongs to the beed and one two year old hefer.
Item: I give and bequeave to my beloved wiff all the rest of my estate that is not alredy given after my just debts is dewly paid out of it both (faded out) and reach likewise I apend my wife my hole and sole exe. of this my Last Will and Testament revoking all others wills (faded and torn off) witness my hand and seal this sevententh day of May Anno Domci 1762
/s/ Robert HEATH and a seal
Inter in two pleaces to them and his heirs for Ever before as signs
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
William WILLIAMS jurat
Moses BUNNELL jurat
Recorded this 25th of October Ammo Domini 1762
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