Seelah probably died before Feb. 10, 1800.In his Will, Philip gave his wife a life estate in his land.On Feb. 10, 1800, William Dossett used the following land as collateral for a loan made by Walter Alvers, without the joinder of Seelah:
"containing 135 acres be the same more or less which tract of land was granted by John Earl Granville to Philip Dosset the father of the said William as by reference to the Patent dated the 15th day of December 1762 will appear.", Book 8, pg. 344, Deed Records of Orange Co., N.C.
William may not have been able to pay off his loan.On January 23, 1801, William conveyed serveral tracts of land to Walter Alvers, including:
"Containing one hundred and thrity five acres be the same more or less which tract of land was granted by John Earl Granville to Pillip Dossett the father of the said William by Deed dated the fifteenth day of December Anno Domini 1762 and bequeathed by the last will of the said Philip to his son the aforesaid William Dossett."Book 9, pg. 154, Deed Records of Orange County, North Carolina.
On May 9, 1803, William sold more land (probably the remainder of his holdings) to Walter Alvers by deed recorded at Book 10, pgs. 374-375, Deed Records of Orange County, North Carolina.