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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of John Collins
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 447 probate
John Collins deceased.
Will and Testament I John Collins being in sound mind declare this to
be my last will & testament hereby revoking all others formerly made
1st. I leave one hundred dollars for Masses for my soul Forty dollars
of which for two High Masses in my Parish Church and remainder for low
2nd. I leave two hundred dollars for the Sisters of Mercy Military Road
3rd. I wish my landed property at Grandy's(?) Point and all portable
property to be sold and proceeds to be given to the Rev. W. P.
Dontney to dispose of as he thinks advisable
4th. I leave one hundred dollars for Masses for the Souls in Purgatory.
5th. All other monies I leave to the Rev. W. P. Dontney to dispose of
as he desires advisable
[Signed] John his X mark Collins Feb. 12th 1912 St. Leonards
Witnesses, Thos D. Leonard P. Collins
I hereby appoint Rev. W. P. Dontney sole executor to this my will and
John his X mark Collins
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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