Probate granted 20 May 1701, St Allen
In the name of God Amen I Richard Straight of the parish of St Allen in the County of Cornwall being of perfect memory but sick in body do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following
That is to say first I commend my soul into the hands of my Creator god Almighty beseeching him for the merritts of his dear son Jesus Christ my Redeemer to [preserve this same?] death in life and death by the [assistance?] and comfort of his Holy Spirit my Comforter and after my life to [preserve this same?] in the blessed society of his Saints for ever as [Almighty?] faithful Creator according to his word. And my body to be buried in Christian manner and at the good pleasure of the most Holy Trinity my Creator Redeemer and Comforter to be raised and united to my living soul and to remain with him for ever Amen
In witness where of I have here unto putt my hand and seal and have published and delivered this as my last act and deed containing my last will and testament made and given the twelfth day of October Anno:Domi 1700
Written on stamp paper
The sign of Richard Straight
There is also an inventory of goods taken fourth day of November 1700 for Richard Straite of the parish of St Allen in the County of Cornwall Labourer
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