JAMES H. LEE -Will-1864
In the name of God Amen I, JAS. H.
LEE of the County of Halifax and State of North Carolina being of perfect sound
mind and memory blessed be God doe make ordain and publish this 10th day of
January A.D. Eighteen hundred and Sixty three my last will and testament in
manner and form following: viz; revoking all wills or testaments made by me
heretofore. Item 1st I is my will, wish and desire for all my funeral expenses
to be paid and all my just debts to be paid out of the money that I have due me
Item 2d I will and bequeath to my Servant SAMUEL Two thousand dollars in the
hands of my Executor to be paid to him with interest when he becomes twenty one
years old. Item 3rd I leave my servant SAMUEL in the hands of my brother JOHN W.
LEE to be as free as the law will allow. Item 4th I will and bequeath to my
brother JOHN W. LEE all my landsa and all my stock of cows, oxen, horses, mules,
hogs, crop of corn, fodder, cotton, peas & household and kitchen furniture,
carts wagons, &c and the following named Negroes EDNA, THENA, THOMAS, ELLIS,
OLLIF, HARRIET, REBECAH, FEDERIC, & GEORGE. Item 5th I leave my servant AUGUSTUS
in the hands of my Executors to be sold when they think best and the money
arising from the sale and hire to be given to my sister LINREA CRAWLEY. I leave
my brother JOHN W. LEE and my brother, JONES LEE, my Executors.
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