Will and Testament of
G. W. Patten
To the executors of my last will and testament.
After all my legal obligations are satisfied – I desire that all my possessions – both of real and personal property (except such as is hereafter provided for in this will) shall go to my most devoted and affectionate and well beloved wife Charlotte Holmes Patten.
I desire that my admired and trusted son John Alanson Patten his devoted and loving wife and sweet and very promising children shall have my army relics.
I desire that my much loved and devoted daughter Margaret Patten Atlee her affectionate husband and very promising son – shall have my collection of G. A. R. and other souvenir badges.
My gold watch I desire shall go to my well beloved son Zeboin Cartter Patten.
I desire that my son George Holmes Patten – in whom I take great pride – shall have my Loyal Legion Badge and papers – my commission in the U. S. V. A. and such portions of my library as he may select.
Charlotte Holmes Patten and her son John Alanson Patten are appointed executors of this will and shall be required to give no bond for its execution.
We the undersigned are witnesses to G. W. Pattens signature to the above document.
D. R. Rawlings, C. E. Minnis