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In the name of God Amen, The twenty eight day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and three. I John Jasper WHITE of the State of North Carolina and County of Currituck being verry sick and weak in body, but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God, therefore calling unto mind the mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of God, that gave it and for my body I recommend it to the earth to be burried in a christian like manner, at the discretion of my executor, nothing but at the general reserection I shall receive the same again by the power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give divise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
Imprimis: I give and bequeath unto Rose my dearly beloved Wife all my land and house one bed and one horse during her widow hood two cows bed furniture one chest and all my household furniture during her widdowhood the Schooner and remainder of my estate to be sold and my debts paid and the over pluss to be equally divided among my children. I likewise constitute make and ordain my only and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament James PHILLIPS and John WILLIAMS, and I do hereby utterly disalow revoak and disannull all and every other former testaments wills legacies and executor, by me in any wise before this time made will, bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above writen.
John Jasper [His x mark] WHITE seal
Signed, Sealed, published, pronounced and declared by the said John Jasper WHITE as his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us the subscribers
David JONES jurat
Recorded and examined the 12th June Anno Dom 1805
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