Page 1 James Cox
19 Oct 1777
Washington County state of North Carolina.
To my sons Abraham and William: 2 negro men slaves named Peter and Frank. The whole of my lands where I now live.
To daughter Jane: 50 pounds in cash.
To daughter Agness: 1 negro man named Charles.
To Jane and Agness: all of my stock and moveable estate.
His father left him some negro slaves which were never received. If they are recovered they are to be equally divided among his children.
Executors: Friends Abraham Cove, William Cox Jr., John Sevier.
Witnesses: John Carter, Christopher Cunningham, Emmanuel Carter.