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Estate of Harriet Johnston 1895
Three days from the date hereof Application will be
made to the Honourable the Supreme Court or to one
of the Honourable the Judges thereof for Probate of the
will of Harriet Johnston late of Saint Johns married woman
deceased to be granted to James R. Johnston the Executor
JOC? Charles H. Emerson
I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof
has been posted up in the office of the Chief Clerk and
Registrar on and since the 26th day of November instant
and that no Caveat or other objection has been entered
Jos. P. Carty
To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof.
The Petition of James R. Johnston of Saint Johns Carpenter
That your Petitioner's wife Harriet Johnston died at that place on the twentieth day of November instant having first made her last Will and Testament which is hereto annexed.
That the said Harriet Johnston by her said last Will and Testament appointed your Petitioner the sole Executor thereof.
That the Estate and effects of the said late Harriet Johnston are of the probable value of about three thousand dollars.
That no Letters of Probate of the said Will or Administration to the said Estate have been at any time granted.
Your Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Probate of the said annexed last will and Testament may be granted to him.
And as in duty bound Your Petitioner will ever pray &c &c.
Dated at Saint Johns this 30th day of November AD 1895
James R. Johnston
Sworn before me at St.
In the matter of the last
Petition for Probate
This is the last Will and Testament of me Harriett Johnston of Saint Johns in the Island of Newfoundland Married Woman
I give devise and bequeath unto my husband James R. Johnston all my right title and interest in and to that piece or parcel of leasehold property with Dwelling Houses and other erections thereon and occupied by me situate on the East side of Belvidere Street in the town of Saint Johns aforesaid; Also that piece of leasehold property with Dwelling House thereon Situate on the East side of Belvidere Street and occupied by tenants. Also a piece of leasehold land with shed thereon situate on Prescott Street and held fo?? W & G Rendell Agents and also all properties of every description of which I may die possessed
and acknowledged by her to be her to be her last Will and Testament in the presence of us, present at the same time who at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Marmaduke W? Clow?
Will of Harriet Johnston
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Saint John's }
Sworn before me at Saint Johns
Jos. P. Carty
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
I do further swear that I will pay all the Debts and Legacies of the said deceased so far as her Goods shall extend, and the law shall bind me, and that I will exhibit a full, true 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 I shall be lawfully called thereto. And I do further swear that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said Harriet Johnston deceased, and of which she died possessed, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of three thousand five hundred dollars
So help me God
Sworn before me, at S' Johns James R. Johnston
Geo. I. Adams
Estate of Harriet Johnston
Probate granted to
Dated 5th Dec'r 1895
Estate sworn under $3500.00
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Sunday May 20, 2018)
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