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Will of Nicholas FitzGerald
In the Estate of
I Nicholas Fitzgerald of Harbor Grace, Planter and Master Mariner make this my last will and Testament. I give, devise, and bequeath all my real and personal estate of every description unto my wife Margaret Fitzgerald, to have and to hold and to dispose of as she may deem fit. And I appoint Thomas Hanrahan Superintendent of R.C. Schools sole executor of this my will.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Nicholas Fitzgerald deceased
(Listed in the margin next to this will)
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written 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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