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Harry B. Chamberlain
This is the last will and Testament
of me Harry B. Chamberlain of Grand Falls Newfoundland,
Physician and Surgeon
First: As soon as possible after my death to transfer to my wife Mary McNeil Chamberlain, all my household furniture, pictures, plate, linen and personal belongings and effects of every description and to pay her the sum of Seven Hundred and fifty dollars ($750.00).
Second: To hold my shares in Montreal Light Heat and Power Company, Cedar Rapids Power Company, Ottawa Light Heat and Power Company, Bell Telephone Company of Canada, Shawinigan Water and Power Company and to pay over the income arising therefrom quarterly to my wife Mary McNeil Chamberlain during the term of her natural life and upon the death of the said Mary McNeil Chamberlain to dispose of the said shares as she may by testamentary disposition direct or in the event of no such testamentary disposition being made by the said Mary McNeil Chamberlain then and in such case to her personal representatives. My said Executors are hereby given power and authority should they at any time think it undesirable to retain the said shares to sell and dispose of the same or any of them and to reinvest the proceeds arising from such sale or sales in other securities which they may deem sound and reliable, and the said securities shall be subject to this Second trust in place of such of the said shares as shall have been sold.
Third: to transfer to my mother Susie Chamberlain the lots owned by me in the Parish of Kildman, Winnipeg Man. situate on Burrin Boulevard.
To realize and invest a further sum of Six Thousand Three Hundred
and Seventy five dollars ($6375.00) in such securities as trustees are
authorized by law to invest in and to pay the income arising therefrom
to the said Mary McNeil Chamberlain during her lifetime
provided she remains unmarried and upon her death or remarriage to pay
the following legacies out of the said fund to the following persons
Fifth: To realize and invest all the rest residue and remainder of my estate in such securities as Trustees are authorized to invest in and to pay the income arising therefrom in equal shares to my wife Mary McNeil Chamberlain during her lifetime provided she remains unmarried and to my mother Susie Chamberlain and upon the death or remarriage of my wife Mary McNeil Chamberlain to pay over or transfer the said principal fund or corpus provided by this section to my mother Susie Chamberlain. Should however my mother predecease my said wife Mary McNeil Chamberlain and the said Mary McNeil Chamberlain be unmarried at the time of my said mother’s decease then the said principal fund or corpus provided by this section is to be paid over or transferred to the said Mary McNeil Chamberlain. In witness whereof I the said Harry B. Chamberlain have to this my last will and testament set my name this first day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixteen. Signed Harry B. Chamberlain - Signed, published and declared by the Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Signed F.H. Mifflin Signed Ronald M. Philip
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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