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In the name of God Amen, I James LEE of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being weak in body but sound and disposing mind to make this as my Last Will and Testament in just(?) mannner following
Item: I give and bequeath to Joshua MORSE fifty acris of land ling on the road whar Joseph PAR(?) now lives the rest of my land and other property to be sold I do hearby nomenate constitute and appint my friend Francis MORSE executor to this my Last Will revoking all former wills in witness whar of I have here unto set my hand and affixt my seal in presents of us this 1st day of November 1808.
/s/ James LEE seal
Tho. LUFMAN jurat
[Note: There is no probate date or Clerks name given in this will. Probate date is from Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions minutes. Also note that in court minutes, Francis MORSE relinquished as executor and Peter MORSE was appointed administrator with the will annexed].
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