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Will of Charles Bishop
I Charles Bishop, of Coley’s
Point in the district of Harbor Grace, and Island of Newfoundland, fisherman,
being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make, publish and declare
this to be my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills
by me at any time made. And as to my worldly estate and all my property,
real personal or mixed, of which I shall die seized and possessed, or
to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease. I devise bequeath
and dispose thereof in the manner following, to wit: I give devise and
bequeath to my two sons Joseph Bishop and Augustus
Bishop all my land
bounded on the North by the Neck Road on the South by waters of the south
arm of Bay Roberts, on the East by the land belonging to Thomas
Little Johns, and the land belonging to Jonathan Squires on the west by the
land belonging to Richard Bishop To be divided equally between the said
Joseph Bishop and Augustus Bishop to have and to hold the same to the
said Joseph and Augustus Bishop their heirs and assigns for ever. I give,
devise and bequeath the said property to my two sons Joseph and Augustus
Bishop on the condition that my two said sons Joseph and Augustus
support and maintain my beloved wife, and their mother Emma Bishop,
during the term of her natural life, should she retain my name during
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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