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Will of Richard Allan Chafe
In re Richard Allan Chafe deceased
This is the last will and Testament of me. Richard Allan Chafe, at present of Petty Harbor, in the Dominion of Newfoundland, Fisherman.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at Petty Harbour this 14th day of September A.D. 1918. Richard A. Chafe X his mark. Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament by affixing his mark in the presence of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, the said will having been first read over and explained to the Testator. who appeared fully to understand the same. John Boone. Henry J W Bishop. Witnesses.
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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Revised: October 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)
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