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Will of William Harding
The last will of William Harding of Holyrood Conception Bay Farmer deceased
I William Harding of Holyrood Conception NFld being of sound mind and memory do make my last will and testament this twenty-third day of June in the year of our lord one thousand nine hundred and three (1903).
Signed sealed and delivered in presence first read over and explanse William his X mark Harding wit of Michael Rurphy(?) Jno. his X mark Murphy.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the will of William Harding
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
|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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