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In the Supreme Court )
You shall swear that you believe this to be the true last Will and Testament of Johannah Cash late of Saint Johns in the Central District of Newfoundland, Spinster, 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 Johannah Cash deceased, and of which she died possessed, do not, according to the best of your knowledge, judgement and belief, amount to the value of two thousand ____ dollars.
So help you God.
Sworn before me, at St. Johns, ) John Sullivan
Geo. I Adams
Estate of Johannah Cash
Late of St, John's
In the Central District
Dated 19th July 1888
Probate granted to John Sullivan
the executor named in the Will
Estate sworn under $2000.
I certify that the notice on other side hereof written was duly posted in my office on this day of the date thereof - and these? remained? until this date and that no Caveat or other objection has been made thereto.
St. Johns 19th July/88
After three days application will be made to the Supreme Court of the Honorable Judges ??? Probate of the will of Johannah Cash, late of Saint Johns Spinster ??? to be granted to John Sullivan Sup? Inspector of Police, then Executor therein named (Legal stamp & seal of Registrar's Office)
St. Johns 16th July 1888
SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
St. John's )
and that at the time of the said Execution of the said Will the said Testator was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, to the best of Deponent's knowledge and belief.
SWORN before me, at St. John's )
Geo. I. Adams
I Johannah Cash of St. Johns spinster do make this my last will and testament.
Third I will and bequeath to my Brother Edward now living at Halifax N.S. the sum of forty pounds and to my Nephew Edward Cash son of my Brother Edward the sum of forty pounds. To my Sister Ann? Fahy? now living at Boston Mass the sum of forty pounds. To my sister Mary now living at Halifax N.S. the sum of twenty pounds.
Annie Cash daughters of my Brother Edward the sum of twenty pounds Each and to my niece Mary baby daughter of my Sister Ann the Sum of twenty pounds. To my niece Margaret Cash who now lives with me the sum of
Signed and Witnessed )
??? 27th Apr 1888
To the Honorable Sir F.B.T.Carter Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or one of the Honorable Assistant Judges thereof. _____
The petition of John Sullivan of Saint Johns sup Inspector of the Newfoundland Constabulary.
That Johanna Cash late of St. Johns aforesaid Spinster died on or about the twenty seventh day of April last past having duly made and executed her last Will and Testament, which has been duly proved and hereto annexed. _____
(Written in the margin at lower left corner of this page)
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit ( Thursday August 03, 2017 )
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