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Will of David Brine
In re David Brine deceased
This is the last will and Testament of me David Brine, of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Laborer.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. John's aforesaid this tenth day of May A.D. 1920. David his X mark Brine
Signed Published and Declared by the Testator as and for his last will and Testament in presence of us, both being present at the same time who at his request and in his presence hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses attesting the due execution hereof, the same having been first read over and explained to the Testator who appeared perfectly to understand the same and who signed the same by making his mark thereto in our presence. John Walsh. W. J. Higgins.
Correct William F. Lloyd
(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. |
We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.
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