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Will of James Coady
In re James Coady deceased
This is the last Will and Testament of me James Coady of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland Wharfinger.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at St. John's aforesaid this 22nd day of November A.D. 1911. James Coady. Signed by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in the presence of him and of each other did subscribe our names as witnesses hereunto M.F. Summers G. Ryan.
Correct Charles H. Emerson
(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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