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In the name of God Amen, I Thomas PUGH of Chicknicomack in the County of Currituck being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be God, do this twenty third day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty three make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say first
Imprimus, I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved Wife Hannah PUGH two horses and one mare and one feather bed her choice.
Item: I give to my Son George PEW (sic) one half of a cow.
Item: I give to my Daughter Mary PUGH one feather bed, one cow and calf, and one cow and yearling and one mare,
Item: I give to my Daughter Celia PUGH one feather bed two cows and calves and two mares the rest of my moveable estate with a negroe wench Rachel to my beloved Wife Hannah PUGH and I hereby make and ordain George PUGH and Hannah PUGH executors of this my Last Will and Testament, In witness whereof I the said Thomas PUGH have to this my Last Will and Testament set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
/s/ Thomas [his mark] PUGH seal
signed sealed published and dedclared by the said Thomas PUGH the testator as his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who were present at time of signing and sealing thereof
Recorded and examined September 25, 1784
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