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Estate of Nathaniel Jillard 1886
You shall swear that you believe this to be the true last Will and Testament of Nathaniel Jillard late of Harbor Grace in the Northern District, Merchant, deceased.
You shall swear that you will pay all the Debts and Legacies of the Deceased, so far as the Goods shall extend and the Law shall bind you; and that you will exhibit a true, full and perfect Inventory of all and every the Goods, Rights and Credits of the deceased, together with a just and true account into the Registry of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, when you shall be lawfully called thereto: And you shall further swear that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits, and Effects of the said Nathaniel Jillard, deceased, and of which he died possessed, do not, according to the best of your knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Ten Thousand Five Hundred Dollars.
So help you God.
Sworn before me, at Harbor Grace John P. Jillard
Estate of Nathaniel Jillard
Dated 16th April 1886
Probate granted to John P.
Estate sworn under $10,500.
To the Honourable the Supreme Court
The Petition of John P. Jillard of Harbour Grace, Merchant.
That Nathaniel Jillard, late of Harbour Grace aforesaid, Merchant, died at that place on the Sixteenth day of August last past.
Sworn before me at Harbour Grace John P. Jillard
SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
St. John's }
James S. Winter of Saint John's aforesaid and Barrister at Law maketh oath and saith that on the seventeenth day of July A.D. one thousand eight hundred and eighty three at Saint John's aforesaid he, this Deponent, was present and did see Nathaniel Jillard, late of Harbour Grace, the Testator named in the paper writing hereto annexed, duly sign, publish and declare the said annexed paper writing as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of this Deponent and of Thomas N. Molloy, the other subscribing witness thereto. That Deponent and said Thomas N. Molloy then and there signed their names to such Will as such witnesses, in the presence of the said Testator and of each other and that at the time of the said execution of the said Will the said Testator was of sourd and disposing mind, memory and understanding, to the best of Deponent's knowledge and belief.
Sworn before me at St. John's, in J. S. Winter
This is the Last Will and Testament of me, Nathaniel Jillard of Harbour Grace (at present of Saint John's), Merchant. I revoke all Wills and Testaments heretofore made by me.
I appoint my said brother John P. Jillard, William H. Thompson of Harbour Grace, Chemist, and Robert Munn Esquire of Harbour Grace, Merchant, Executors of this my last Will.
Signed, published and delivered
Petition of Executors
Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday October 13, 2018)
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