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Did not the second will contain language stating it revoked all prior wills?
Thank you for the additional information.
The very act of executing the second will has the legal effect of revoking any prior wills. That would include any codicils executed as addenda to the first will. In other words, the codicil can not amend a revoked will.
Additionally, when a will is missing the presumption is that it was revoked.