Doxey & Jack: Petition, Princess Anne County
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one fowling piece which is in the Care of Joseph Barnes. Item 10th. It is my wish for all of my stock of hogs and cattle to be sold and the monies arising therefrom with those owing to Me to be applied to the payment of My just debts and all the balance if any I give unto my brother Malachi Corprew. Item 11th. It is my wish that all of my property which I may not have named in this Will be sold and the monies applied as those arising from the sale of My stock and Collection of debts due to me. lastly I do nominate Constitute and appoint My brother Malachi Corprew Executor to this my last Will and Testament Signed sealed and acknowledged at Washington point this the 8th day of November A D 1825[.] George R. Corprew (Seal) In presence of us John Anderton[,] James Gammon[,] M. H. Sawyer
At a Court held for Princess Anne County the 5th day of December 1825. The Last Will and Testament of George R Corprew deceased was proved by the oaths of James Gammon and M. H. Sawyer two of the Witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded And On the motion of Malachi Corprew the Executor therein named who made oath thereto and together with Wilson Corprew and Joshua Corprew his securities entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of Twelve Thousand dollars conditioned according to law; Certificate is granted him for Attaining probate thereof in due form. Teste Josh. Burroughs Clc [Clerk] A Copy Teste J. G. Burroughs Clc