The Will of Matthew Cluff 1845 In the name of God, amen. I Matthew Cluff do make and ordain this my last will and testament. I give to George Musgrave snr the house wherein same lives and the lot on which it is situated to George Musgrave junr to him and his heirs. I give all the rest and remainder of my estate of every kind to Thomas Allen and appoint him my executor to this my last will and testament. Matthew (X) Cluff his mark In presence of C.R. Kinney W.B. Allen Wm Messenger The codicil of the Will of Matthew Cluff made to the forgoing will Item I give to William Allen all the profits that have been made in the store during the time he has been my agent or clerk Matthew (X) Cluff his mark C.R. Kinney Wm Messenger ++++++++ To George Musgrave Sr George Musgrave Jr James C. Scott and wife Margaret You are hereby notified that at the next term of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions to be holden for the County of Pasquotank on the 1st Monday of June next the Will of Matthew Cluff will be offered for probate. May 27th 1845 Thos Allen for C.R. Kinney Sol. ++++++++++++ It appearing to the court that notice was given by Thomas Allen Executor of the Will if Matthew Cluff to George Musgrave Sen, George Musgrave Jun and James C. Scott and wife Margaret to appear at this term of the court and approve the probate of said will of Matthew Cluff and they having declined to approve the probate of said will the same was duly proved by the oath of C.R. Kinney and William Messenger in due form and ordered to be executed.
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