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Will of Henry Garland Sr.
In the Estate of
In the name of God Amen. I Henry Garland Senr of Lower Island Cove Conception Bay in the Island of Newfoundland, make this my last will and testament. I resign my soul to its Creator, in all humble hopes of its future happiness as in the disposal of a Being infinitely good, as to my body my will is that it be buried in a Christian like manner. I hereby make and appoint my particular friends John Barclay Physician, and William Broderick my executors.
This is my last will and testament Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of us whose names are hereunto subscribed this 17th day of May 1823. Henry Garland Senr (LS) William Broderick.
|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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