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Miscellaneous Deeds and Wills
Nicholas Quilty

 

 

Vol. 18, Page 92

In the name of God. Amen. The 10th day of January 1820.
Nicholas Quilty of Conception Bay Bread and Cheese Cove being sick of body but of good and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God and calling to remembrance the uncertain state of the ministry life and that all flesh must yield unto death when it shall please God to call do make constitute ordain and declare this my last will and testament in manner and form following revolting and annulling by these presents all and every testament and testaments, will and wills heretofore by me made and declared either by word or writing and this to be taken only for my last will and testament and none other, and first being repentant every day from the bottom of my heart for my sins past most humbly desiring forgiveness of the same. I give and commit my soul unto the Almighty God my Saviour and Redeemer in whom I believe assoundly to be saved and to have redemption and forgiven of all my sins that my soul with my body at the General day of the Resurrection shall rise again with Joy and through the merits of Christ's death and possession to possess and inherit the Kingdom of heaven prepared for his elect and chosen and my body to be buried in such a place where it shall please my Executors hereafter named to Appoint and serve for settling my temporal Estate and such goods and chattels and debts as is hath pleased God for above my desires to bestowed upon me.

I do order give and dispose of the same in manner and form following that is to say first I give and bequeath to my beloved son John Quilty all my room and plantation and fishing room house and gardens that is to say all that I do posses within and without of doorsand that I now doth possess after my decease wherein we have set our hand and seals the day and date above mentioned in the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third King of Great Britain and Ireland.
Nicholas (his x mark) Quilty
Witness
Jacob Smith
Abraham (his x mark) Smith


Measurement of John Quilty's room and fishing plantation left him by his father's will late of Bread and Cheese Cove in Spaniard's Bay in the Bay of Conception, Newfoundland viz - from East to West is two hundred & sixteen yards and from North to South one hundred and eighty yards bound on the west by Thomas Bryant's room, on the East by James Morrissey's room, on the North by the woods and on the south by the salt water.

The said premises being duly and fully bequeathed and left him by his late father Nicholas Quilty as appears by a will bearing date the tenth day of January 1820.
John (his x mark) Quilty

Sworn and subscribed to before me the 26th day of September at Hr. Grace 1825
Oliver St. John, J. Peace


The foregoing is a true copy taken from the original instrument of writing exhibited for enrolment on the 26th day of September 1825, thus done at the request of John Quilty this fifteenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and twenty five being duly examined by me.

By order of the Surrogate
Oliver St. John Esq.
Matthew Stevenson, Regr.

 

 

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