By His Excellency Josiah Martin Esquire, His Majesty's Captain-General, and Governor in Chief, in and over the said Province.
It being certified unto Me, That Samuel Green late of New Han-over County, in this Province, is dead, and hath made his last Will & testament in writing & therein nominated & appointed George Moore, Cornelius Harnett & Alexander Lillington to be Executors thereof, & the said George Moore, Cornelius Harnett & Alexander Lillington having Proved the said Will & qualified agreeable to Law,
These are therefore to impower the said George Moore, Cornelius Harnett & Alexr Lillington Esqrs to enter into, and upon, all and singular the Goods and Chattels, Rights and Credits, of the said Deceased, and the same into their Possession take, wheresoever in this Province to be found, and an Inventory thereof, on Oath, to return into the Secretary's Office, within Ninety Days from the Date hereof: and all the just Debts of the Deceased to pay, so far as the said Estate will extend or amount to.
Given at Newbern, under my Hand, and the Seal of the Colony, the Twenty second Day January Anno Dom. 1772.