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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Peter William Howlett


Will of Peter William Howlett
from the Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 183 probate year 1922


Know ye all men. I the undersigned being of sound mind and memory. In this my last (Will and Testament) I hereby give and bequeath to my dear wife Mary Elizabeth Howlett. Dewling House furniture and all else it contains together with the Out houses or barns. Also one horse & harness Carts Wheels Slide and all other implements. Also two gardens at the place known as Pancake. Also one garden at Pond Nap to do as she please with after my death. Also the balance or all money remaining after paying my funeral expenses to (my wife Mary Elizabeth Howlett) Also one garden at Maddox Cove. I give and bequeath to Arthur Patrick Howlett son of my nephew Patrick Howlett.
Dated at Petty harbour this 24th day of April 1921. PETER WILLIAM his X mark HOWLETT

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April 8/22
Kent J.
Adm. C. T. A.
Granted to
Mary Elizabeth
April 8/22.
Estate sworn
at $650.00



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.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit June 24, 2002

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