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Will of Thomas Moor
Contributed by
Nola Duffy
Source: NC Wills & Inventories - Grimes
Written: 1753

WILMINGTON, 3rd February, 1735.

I, Thomas Moor, Late of New York, now in Wilmington, Being Sick of Body but sound of Judgment, Doe make This my Last Will and Testament.

In Primis, I appoint and Constitute Cosmas Farquharson, Doctor of Physic, my Sole Executor and Administrator of all the Debts, Effects and Moneys I Can Lay any Claim to in North Carolina, in Order that he, the said Cosmas Farquharson, may Remit the Same to New York to be Dispos'd off there as my former Will, in the hands of Mr. Alsop and Carroll there Directs, and this My Last Will and Testament Day And Date foresaid, I have signd, seald and Delivered in presence of :

At a Court begun and Held for the County of New Hanover on Tuedsay the 4th Day of February, 1753.

Present His Majestys Justices:

These may Certify that Richard Hartley, one of the subscribing Evidences to the Within Will, appeared in Open Court & made Oath on the holy Evangelist that he was Present and saw Thomas Moor, sign, Seal and Declare the within to be and contain his last Will and Testament; and that the Said Thomas Moor was then & at that time of sound and disposing Memory; and that he also saw Caleb Mason and Symon Payne, two other Subscribing Evidences, sign their names thereto at the same Time: then also appeared Cosmas Farquharson, Executor, in open Court and took the Executors Oath in Due form of Law.


Copied from Original Will, filed in the Office of the Secretary of State.

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