The Alstons and Allstons of North and South Carolina

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Franklin printing and publishing Company, 1901 - 554 pages

The Alstons and Allstons of North and South Carolina by Joseph Asbury Groves, first published in 1901, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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Page 307 - God, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following. That is to say First and Principally I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God, hoping through the merits, death and passion of my Savior Jesus Christ to have free and full pardon, and forgiveness of all my sins, and to inherit everlasting life...
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