Help locating a Will for James Haggard, Louisa County, Virginia Colony, 1770

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Hello! I am searching for the will of James Haggard who died about 1770 in Louisa County, Virginia Colony. There is a record of his will being presented to the Louisa County court on October 8th 1770, but I can't find the actual will anywhere! I have looked through Albemarle County's records as well with no luck. Any help or advice would be much appreciated!

Reference to his will being presented to the court in the county's order book:

The last will and testament of James Haggard deced was presented in court and proved by the oaths of Thomas Johnson Jun.r Gent and Richard Hollard two of the witnesses thereto and is ordered to be certified and Sarah Haggard widow of the deced came into court and refused to abide by the deceds will and George Gibson one of the executors therein named entered into bond and took the oath as an ex.r certificate in due form is granted him for letters of probate.

...and again in the county's minute book:

Then there's an inventory and appraisement of the estate recorded in the county's order book:

...and again in the county's will book:

in Genealogy Help by Caitlin Haggard G2G1 (1.6k points)
Have you looked in an earlier will book?  It looks like the appraisal and inventory were done in October, 1770, so the will might have been much earlier. I've seen gaps of two or three years between the two events.

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