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Will of Peter Holloway
Last will and testament.
Having made my peace with God, I, Peter Holloway of the town of Bloomfield in the Electoral District of Bonavista, in the Dominion of Newfoundland, do herein dispose of my worldly effects and goods as follows:-
After my death, I do leave to my son Alvin, aged two years and at present residing with his grandmother, Mrs Fanny Chaffey in the adjourning town of Musgravetown, my land, dwelling house, and furniture, shop and effects, and other five stores belonging to the place, on the condition that my father Andrew Holloway, shall live on and control the place until his death.
I direct that as soon as convenient after the death of my father, my organ, be removed to the home of and place in the care of, Mrs Lilias Stead at Musgravetown, who has agreed to take care of it until my son Alvin reaches the age of sixteen years.
I appoint as my boy’s guardian, Mr Henzekiah Stead of Musgravetown, who will look after my son’s interest and welfare in so far as he may be able, and pay to Mrs Fanny Chaffey certain sums of money as I herein direct. The same to be used in my boy’s interest.
Of the three thousand dollars at present
to my credit in the Bank of Montreal at St. John’s, I dispose as follows:-
I further direct that the then balance of fourteen hundred dollars with accumulated interest be held at the Bank of Montreal for my boy until he shall have reached the age of sixteen years, which date will be the 23rd day of December 1937 A.D.
In the event of Alvin’s death
before reaching the age of sixteen years, I direct that the estate be disposed
of as follows:-
To all of which I affix my signature
this 7th day of March 1924.
Sgd. Charles O. Butler Captain S.A.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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