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Will of James Cullen
This will is also recorded, with the margin comments, in volume 8 pages 196-198 - the will index says it was probated in 1904, and the margin comments say it was probated in 1907.
In the name of God Amen. I James Cullen of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland Shop-keeper do make the following as my last will and testament.
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed 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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