In the name of God, Amen. I, Hardy Inman, of Robeson County and State of North Carolina being very sick and weak in bodily health, but of sound sense and memory thanks be given to all mighty God for His mercy and calling to mind the mortality of my body, I so commend my soul into the hands of God who gave it and my body to the Earth from whence it came to be intered, in a decent manner, hoping to receive the same at the general resurrection, and as for the what worldly goods it hath pleased God to bless me with I give, bequeath and dispose of the following manner viz I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Charity Inman, the plantation whereupon I now live and fifty acres lying in the Indian Swamp that I entered during her natural life or widdowhood and after her widdowhood expires, I give one half of said land unto William Flowers, son of Elizabeth Inman, and the other half to my beloved wife's disposal. Also, I desire that my negroe woman, Tener, should labour for my beloved wife and my mother during their lives and after their death to have her freedom. And one negroe girl named, Nance, should labour in like manner for the support of my wife and mother during their lives and after their death my will and desiring is that the said negroe girl, Nance, should belong to Patsy Pope Barfield, daughter of Shadrach Barfield and Mary Barfield, his wife. Furthermore, I give unto my beloved wife, Charity, all my hogs, cattle, sheep and horses but a gray mare excepted and my will and desire is that my mother should have a sufficient support out of what I give unto my wife during her life. Also, after my debts is defrayed, I give all my notes, bonds and open accts. to my wife and mother for their support. Item, I give unto William Flowers, son of Elizabeth Inman, one young gray mare. Item, I give unto my sister Mary Barfield, wife of Shadrach Barfield and his children, Patsy P., Nanny, Dicy and Unice, the sum of twenty five pounds Each to be equally divided amongst them. Item, I give unto my mother, one feather bed and furniture and furthermore, I give unto my beloved wife all the household furniture and working tools and all my cloathes and all the residue of my estate that is not yet mentioned to the support of my wife and mother. Also, I appoint Henry Pope, William Ashley and John Flowers my Executors to this my Last Will and Testament and I do hereby order this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament in witness where unto I have set my hand and seal this first day of November, AD 1794 signed, sealed and Declared to be the Last Will and Testament of the subscriber in presence of us.

Frances L. Haquist
Night Leggett                                                                 Hardy Inman         (SEAL)
Pope ?
(Pope may be a third man or the last name of Wight Legget.)