In the name of God Amen, I Seth P. Pool of the
County of Granville and state of North Carolina,
being of sound mind and ____ memory, do make and
declare this my last Will and Testament hereby
revoking all other wills by me heretofore made.
Item 1st that after paying my Burial and funeral
expenses out of the first money coming into the
hands of my Executor he my said Executor shall pay
off immedially (sic) out of any money I may have or
leave in bonds or otherwise, all of my just debts
should I owe any at my decease.
Item 2nd, I give and bequeath to my Beloved Brother
Noble Alexander Pool, my tract of land containing
one hundred acres lying on the Waters of Aarons
creek. I also give and Bequeath to my said Brother
NA Pool my two negro boys, Ralph and Thomas.
I also give to him my said Brother all the stock of
hogs, horses, cows, sheep and plantation tools all
my household and kitchen furniture, and all and
every pieces (?) of property whereof I may be seized
and processed at my death whether it be in land,
negroes, money, bonds account, stock, household or
any other property whatever.
So that it is my intention to make him my said
Brother Noble A. Pool my sole heir. I also appoint
my said Brother Noble A. Pool my executor to collect
and pay off my Debts and for any purpose in which it
will be necessary to act. Witnessed my hand and seal
this 9th Oct., 1850.
Seth P. Pool (his mark)
Witnesses: ___F. Royster and W. A. Philpot