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Will of Richard B. Holden
Last will and Testament of
April 1895 - Is dark and if I F??n out what would the neighbours think of me, and
I am too old to be rambling about this hour of of the morning. I fervently
pray that the almighty will look down upon me, and forgive me for having
been a wicked sinner, half past three took two Coskels pills, I feel
awfull shakey. Oh what a feeling nervousness is, my hand do not shake,
but I feel out of sorts altogether, but at my age I cannot expect to
be clear of all the ills, which we must expect when we arive at my age.
Thank God up to this time I have enjoyed good health. Thank God my intellect
is as clear as it was when I a young man, half past three o’clock
I feel a little drowsy but too nervous to go to sleep. Up to this time
I have not received from Sir. Munn the account of Pynn’s Estate for 1894 but I wish it to be understood that should I die without a will,
my interest in Pynn’s Estate shall go to my wife Mary
her life time, and after her death I leave it to my nephew Richard
Canning son of my sister Ann Canning, my Gold watch and chain I give to my wife
Mary Holden together with the Household furniture in the cottage owned
by her, also a debenture for one hundred and twenty dollars awarded to
me for land taken under the Saint John’s Rebuilding act. My snuf
box I give to Joseph Green Esq Q.C. and my walking cane to Michael
Carty Esq Barrister at Law.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of a memorandum purporting to be the last will and Testament of Richard B. Holden deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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