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Algernon S. Lamb
Dec. 21, 1858 - May Term 1859

I Algernon S. LAMB of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, but considering the uncertainty of my earthly existence, do made and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say.

I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Emily, all of my property of every discription whatsoever after first paying all my just debts, to her and her heirs forever.  And I hereby constitute and appoint her my said wife Emily my lawful executrix to all intents and purposes to execute this my last will and testament according to the true intent and meaning thereof and every part and clause thereof, hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by me heretofore made.

In witness whereof I the said Algernon S. LAMB do here unto set my hand and seal this the 21st day of December A.D. 1858.
    /s/ Algernon S. LAMB    Seal

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Algernon S. LAMB to be his last will and testament in presence of us, who, at his request, and in his presence do subscribe our names as witnesses thereto.
     Jos. B. MORGAN
     W.H. COWELL

  North Carolina }    Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions
Currituck County}    May Term 1859
    The within paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Algernon S. LAMB, deceased, is exhibited for probate in open Court by Emily LAMB, the executrix therein named, and the due execution thereof by the said A.S. LAMB is proved by the oath and examination of Jos. B. MORGAN & W.H. COWELL, the subscribing witnesses thereto.
    It is therefore considered by the Court that the said paper writing and every part thereof is the last will and testament of the said A.S. LAMB and the same is ordered to be recorded & filed.  And thereupon the said Emily LAMB, executrix as aforesaid duly qualified as such by taking the oath required by law.   
     /s/ J.W. BAXTER CCC

[Source: Microfilm G.030.1548672 - Currituck Co., NC Wills (original) 1841-1924; Vol. Ansell-Woodhouse]

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