This is the text of Uriah Cottle's will as transcribed by this author.

In the Name of God, Amen, the 13th of April Ano Dom. 1779
I Uriah Cottle of the County of Green-Brier being sick in Body
but of good and perfect Memory Thanks begiven to almighty
God and calling to Remembrance the uncertainty of transitory
life and knowing that all Flesh must yield unto Death when
it shall please God to call do make and declare this my last
Will and Testament in Manner and Form following first
being penitent and sorry for my Sins and most humbly
desiring Forgiveness for the same. I commend my soul unto the
almighty God my Savior and Redemer in whom and by
whoes Merits I trust and believe assuredly to be saved an have
full Remission and For giveness for all my Sins and to
inherit the Kingdom of Heaven and my Body I commit to the
Earth to be decently buried at the Discretion of my Executors here
named and for the settling of my temporal Estate and
such Goods Chattels and Debts as it has pleased God to bestow
upon me I do order and give and dispose of the same in the manner
and Form following which is to say Imprimis I give and be-
queath to my well beloved Wife the third part of My Estate
according to Law and my black Mare beside and the rest of my
Estate to be divided equally amongst the Children except my
Son Charles Jedidah I give him my riphle Gun over and above
and to my Son William I give my bay two year old Colt with
a bleas Face and I do hereby make and appoint my loving
Friends William Reanocks And John Lockridge full and
Sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby
revoking and disanuling and making void all former Wills
and bequeaths by me in any wise made and declare this only
to be my last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have
here unto interchaingably set my Hand and Seal this Day
and Year above written Signed and delivered in the presence

of       | John Eakin            his .\|/,
Teste |                           Uriah X Cottle - Seal -
            | James Hanna   mark '/|\`

I've reproduced this from the original handwriting to the best
of my ability, retaining spelling, punctuation and capitalization
as contained in the the original document.             Doc Cottle.