"In the name of God, amen. I Catharine Moore als Clucas widow of Douglas, being sick and weak of body, but of sound mind
and perfect memory, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following:
Imprimis, I commit my soul to God and my body to Christian burial.
Item, I leave and bequeath to my daughter Catharine Merryman twenty one English shillings.
Item, I leave and bequeath to my granddaughter Catharine Kowen twenty one English shillings.
Item, I leave and bequeath to my daughter Ellinor Cannell twenty one English shillings.
Item, I leave and bequeath to all cravers six pence each.
Item, I leave and bequeath to my daughter Margrett Moore my half of the dwelling house with all the furniture therein, with all the rest of my effects moveable and unmoveable, and do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint her the sole Administrator of this my last Will and Testament as witness my hand this ninth day of November one thousand seven hundred and fifty eight. [signed] Cathne. Moore. Witnesses: Patrick Corlet, John Corkell, Robert Whiteside.
At a Consitory Court holden in Douglas February 17xx: The Executrix is sworn in Court in form of Law and hath given pledges for payment of debts and legacies namely Patrick Corlet and Charles Cannel both of the town of Douglas."