Probate, Monday, December 2, 1907
It appearing to the satisfaction to the court that R. T. Lawson latly departed this life in Bradley County, Tennessee, and that he left a written will, and W. D. Manes, one of the attesting witnesses, presented to the court a paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of the said R. T. Lawson, deceased, and asked that the same be admitted to probate and record, and came along with him the other attesting witness C. L. Burnett, and after being first duly sworn, said witnesses deposed and said that they were present when the said R. T. Lawson signed said paper writing by mark as and for his last will and testament, that he signed the same in their presence, and that they at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other signed said paper writing as attesting witnesses, and that said testator was at the time of sound mind and memory.
It is therefore ordered, adjudged and
decreed by the court that said paper writing is as it purports to be,
will and testament of the said R. T. Lawson, deceased, and the
is directed enter the same of record in the will book of this court,
together with this order of probate.