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Will of Patrick Brien
In re Patrick Brien deceased.
In the Name of God Amen This is the last will testament of me Patrick Brien of Bay Bulls now in good health I bequeath unto my beloved wife Ester Mary Brien and my dauter Mary J. O'Brien all my lawful property the waterside premises now leased to Job Brothers and Company for the term of thirty years for the sum of too hundred dollars a year payable half yearly first days of May and November. Also my dweling house and ground atatched to it. Also a piece of ground on north of the river bounded by by the road south and east Maras(?) ground North and west and eight acres of land on Makeler(?) Road Bounded by Michael Coady ground north and Makeler south
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor. |
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