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Know all men by these presents to whom this may concern that I Lazarus LINTON of the County of Currituck and State of N. Carolina am sick and weak of body but of sound memory Thank God for that as it is so ordered that all men must die, I make and publish this my Last Will and Testament all but what I have given away in deeds of gifts.
Item I give to my Wife one yoke of oxen the bed that her father gave me, thirty dollars in money, two cows and calves, three ewes and lambs and I lend the use of negro Patene and little Isaac for the term of one year untill they shall arrive to the years of twenty one also I bind my two youngest negroes as aprentices untill they shall arrive to the years of twenty one and then to be discharged, Rose and Silve all the remainder part of my personal property to be sold at publick vendue for twelve mongths cred and the money to be equally divided between my Wife and my Sisters five children.
/s/ Lazrs. LINTON and a seal
I appoint Georg CLARK my executor and Arch. MASON.
Recorded and examined this 10th day of March 1801
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