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Will of Daniel Landers
In the Estate of
I Daniel Landers of Harbor Grace Newfoundland do make this my last will and Testament. I give and bequeath to Dr. W. A. Strapp all that piece of land with dwelling house thereon and situated and bounded by Gutton's Hill on the west, by Kildon Road on the North, by Heath's land on the South and East. I also give and bequeath to Thomas Griffin of Patrick the sum of Two hundred and eighty dollars. I also give and bequeath to the aforesaid Thomas Griffin of Patrick, one cow, two feather beds. I also give and bequeath to Mrs. Patrick Griffin one Chiffonier I hereby appoint Thomas Griffin of Patrick the executor of this will.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Daniel Landers deceased
(Listed in the margin next to this will)
|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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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (December 18, 2002)
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