Wills & Inventories - Grimes
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN. I, Thomas Clifford, Esqr., late of Charles
Town in South Carolina, but at present residing in New Hanover
Precinct, in North Carolina, Do Make and declare these presents to be
and contain my last Will and Testament:
Imprimis. I Will that all those Debts which I owe in Right or
Conscience be truly and Justly paid by my Executrix hereafter named
within some reasonable time after my decease.
Item. I Give, Devise & Bequeath unto my Loving wife, Mary, all the
rest & Residue of my Estate whether Real or
personal, to her and her heirs and Assignes for ever.
Hereby naming, Constituting and appointing my said wife, Mary, Sole
Executrix of this my Last Will & Testament, Revokeing all other
Wills by me heretofore made or Declared.
In Testimony whereof I have hereto put my hand and Seal, this Nineth
day of October, Anno Dom., 1735.
T. CLIFFORD (Seal)
Signed, Sealed, published and Declared In presence of :
Personaly appear'd Maurice Moore, Esqr., one of the Evidences to the
within Last Will and Testament, who being Sworn on the holy Evangeist
of Almighty God, saieth, That he saw Thos. Clifiord sign, Seal a
declare this to be and contain is Last Will and Testament, and that he
was of sound mind and disposing memory, and that he saw Eliz: Swann and
Edward Moseley sign as Evidences thereto at the same time.
Copied from Original Will filed in the Office of the Secretary of State.