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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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James H. Biles
Will of James H. Biles
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 477 probate
JAMES H. BILES deceased.
St. Anthony, Newfoundland, November
28/1915 The last will and testament of James
H. Biles of St. Anthony
1 I leave to each of my grand children the
sum Five dollars (5.00) a Gold Sovereign or 5 dollar gold piece
2 I leave to my four daughters Rith,
Sarah Miriam & Jane the sum of twenty dollars in gold ($20.00) each
3 To my three sons Levi, Asa & Lewis the
Six hundred dollars the money, which is now lying in the Bank
of Nova Scotia, divided equally between them
4 Out of the money deposited in the Bank of Montreal I give to the Methodist
Chirch for Painting and reparing when needed fifty dollars $50.00
5 Also out of the same money I leave the sum of sixteen hundred dollars
(1600.00) to be spent to build the the warf only.
6 Also out of the money in Bank of Montreal I leave to the Deep Sea Mission
the sum of fifty dollars $50.00
7 The balance of the said money in Bank of Montreal I leave to my son Luke for himself
8 I appoint as executors
of this will my son Luke Biles my son Asa Biles James
H. Biles The
business will be carried on the same name if possible can at all if not
By the name of Luke Biles & Co St. Anthony which will be
Duly Advertised in the St. John’s Daily
papers All money owed by James H. Biles will be Payable
Biles & Co.
an all money his owed to James H. Biles will be collected
Biles & Co.
of St. Anthony Anything not mentioned will
go into the business. James H. Biles
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
& Asa Biles
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