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, my true and
[FORM No. 2.] Know all men by these presents, that I, [here insert the name of the warrantee,] of the County of and State of do hereby constitute and appoint of lawful Attorney, for me and in my name, to locate Land warrant No. for acres of land, issued under the act of September, 1850. [Power of Substitution may be inserted if desired.]
[Warrantee's Signature.] Signed in presence of
in the year
[Form No. 3.]
personally appeared [kere insert name of warrantee,) and acknowledged the within Power of Attorney to be his act and deed, and I certify, that I well know the said [kere insert the name of waraantee,] and that he is the same person who is described in the within Power, and who executed the same.
in the year
[Form No. 4.]
personally came before me, [here inscrt the name of the
WILL OF REAL AND PERSONAL ESTATE, WHERE THIERE HAVE
BEEN PARTIAL ADVANCEMENTS, AND SOME OF THE LEGATEES ARE UNDER AGE.
I, of the county of and State of ing of sound mind and memory, but considering the uncertainty of my eartlıly existence, do make and declare this my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say :
First—That my Executor, (hereinafter named) shill provide for my body a decent burial, suitable to the wishes of my relations and friends, and pay all funeral expenses, together with my just debts, howsoever and to whomsoever owing, out of the monies that may first come into liis hands as a part or parcel of my estate.
Item-I give and devise to my beloved wife, three hundred and fifty acres of land, to be set out by metes and bounds in the north end of the tract whereon I now live, so as to include my mansion house, all out houses and other improvements, to have and to hold to her, the said for and during the term of her natural life, in satisfaction for, and in lieu of, her dower and thirds of and in all my real estate.
Item-I give and devise to my eldest son, all that tract of land whereon he now lives, to have and to hold to him and his heirs in fee simple, forever. Item-I give and devise to my youngest son,
all the tract of land whereon I now live, except the life estate of my wise, devised in a former item of this my will, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, in fee simple forever.
Item--I give and bequeath to my said beloved wife, two beds and furniture, her choice; all the household and kitchen furniture not otherwise disposed of in my will; thirty head of sheep; eighteen head of cattle ; thirty head of hogsher choice in all the aforesaid stock; all the domestic fowl and poultry; one bay gelding colt, now two years old ; one sorrel mare, now four years old; one roan horse and one grey horse, each six years old; the family carriage; all the crop of every description that may be upon the plantation whereon I now
live, and all the provisions on hand at the time of my death.
Item--I give and bequeath to my eldest daughter, wife of the sum of three hundred and sixty dollars, to be paid by my Executor, within two years from the time of my death, out of any monies belonging to my estate, not otherwise disposed of, (which sum, together with the advancement she had from me at the time of her marriage, and sundry small advancements since that time, will make her a fair and equitable portion according to the value of my personal estate) to be hers and at her disposal absolutely, forever.
Item-I give and bequeath to my eldest son, the sum of three hundred and sixty dollars, as his right and property, forever, to be paid by my Executor in the same manner as the last bequest, and is made under the same views in reference to the former advancements. Item-I give and bequeath to my daughter,
, (single woman) one brown mare, now two years old; one bridle and side saddle; one bed and furniture; one bureau she now claims; one set of china, glass and queen's ware, which it is understood in the family she now claims, together with the sum of three hundred and sixty dollar3--to her and her personal representatives, forever.
Item.—I give and bequeath to my youngest son, grey horse three years old; bridle and saddle; one wagon ; the balance of the stock of every description not otherwise disposed of in this my will; my desk and book case—except as to the desk, I hereby give and bequeath the use of it to my said wife during her natural life; also I give and bequeath to my youngest son, the sum of three hundred and sixty dollars, to be paid as the foregoing bequests of money are therein directed to be paid, to him and his personal representatives, forever.
Item-My will and desire is, that all the residue of my estate (if any) after taking out the devises and legacies above mentioned, shall be sold, and the debts owing to me collected; and if there should be any surplus over and above the payo ment of debts, expenses and legacies, that such surplus shall be equally divided and paid over to my said wife and all my children in equal proportion, share and share alike, to them and each and every of them, their executors, administrators and assigns, absolutely, forever.
Item.-And whereas, my youngest son, the said is a minor of the age of about fourteen years, and will not be of the full age of twenty-one until the 18 and my young. est daughter, will not arrive at lhe full age of twenty-one years until the
18 : now, therefore, my will and desire is, that my brother, is hereby constituted and appointed guardian of these my two children, to have and to hold the custody and guardianship both of their respective persons and estates, until they, the said and shall severally arrive at the full age of twenty-one years.
And lastly—I do hereby constitute and appoint my trusty friend, my
lawful executor to all intents and purposes, to execute this my last will and testament, according to the true intent and meaning of the same, and every part and clause thereof-hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by me heretofore made.
In witness whereof, I, the said do hereunto set my hand and seal, this day of A. D. 18
A B, [SEAL.] Signed, sealed, published and declared by
the said A B, to be his last will and lestament, in the presence of us, who at his request and in his presence do subscribe our names as witnesses thereto.
Note.--It is now required by Act of Assembly that there be two witnesses to all wills of real or personal estate.
FORM OF A CODICIL TO A WILL.
Whereas, I, A B, have made my last will and testament in writing, bearing date on the day of 18 and have thereby made sundry devises and bequests according to the then existing circumstances of my estate, but which circumstances having now materially changed, I do by this my writing, which I hereby declare to be a codicil to my said will, to be taken and construed as a part thereof, will and direct, that
le sum of twenty dollars only be paid to each of my two aughters, in full, and instead of the respective sums of one undred and twenty dollars as directed in my said will.
And I do hereby give and devise to my said daughters, E B and H K, wife of J K, all that tract of land and premises I ately bought of R S, to have and to hold to them, their heirs and assigns, absolutely and in fee simple forever; and I further will and direct, that the said two hundred dollars, taken as aforesaid out of the legacies of my two daughters, shall return into and make a part of the surplus of my estate, to be disposed of by my executor as directed in my said will and testament, of which this codicil is hereby declared to be a part.
In testimony whereof, I hereunto set my hand and seal, the day of Anno Domini, 18
A B, (SEAL.] Signed, sealed, published and declared by
the aid A B, to be a Codicil or part of
A CODICIL ANNEXED TO, OR. ENDORSED ON THE BACK OF A WILL.
I, A B, named as the testator in the will to which this is annexed, [or within named,] do hereby make this present codicil, which I do order and direct shall be taken as a part 3f my annexed, for within, last will and testament, and which will, in all respects, excepting wherein it is altered or changed by this codicil
, I do hereby republish and affirm. I give and bequeath to my grandson, O P, son of my daughter
who intermarried with SP, the sum of dollars. And whereas, my eldest son, D B, since my making my last will and testament, has died, leaving a widow and one son, [here state all the changes desired respecting D B's devise or legacy, and so all other changes, revocations or additions.] In testimony whereof, &c.