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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Richard Cake
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 269 probate
Richard Cake deceased.
This is the last will and Testament
of me Richard Cake of St. John’s, in the Island
1. I bequeath the sum of Two hundred and thirty one dollars
and fifty eight cents now in the Newfoundland Savings Bank and the sum
of Three hundred and six dollars and six cents now in the Savings Department
Bank of Montreal together with interest accruing thereon to my wife Emily
I bequeath all the household furniture and effects now contained in the
house 131 New Gower St. to my wife Emily Cake
3. I bequeath
the sum of Forty dollars which will become due under agreement bearing
date the 22nd October 1907 with Mr James Cake of Lamaline for the beach
situated at Lamaline to my wife Emily Cake to be placed
in the Bank and added to the sums stated in section 1.
4 Finally it is my wish that after the death of my wife Emily
monies furniture and effects contained in section 1, 2, and three of
this my last will and Testament be bequeathed to my son Stanley
It is my wish that my son George R. Cake be my executor.
Richard Cake Signed by the said Richard
and for his last will and Testament this 7th day of May A.D.
1910 in the presence of us at one and the same time George
Frederick Show witnesses Jacob
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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