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Will of Alexander Lawrence
In the Estate of
This is the last will and Testament of me Alexander Lawrence of Saint John's Newfoundland General Merchant I hereby revoke all other wills by me at any time heretofore made I give devise and bequeath to my wife Jane Lawrence all the estate lands property goods chattels moneys securities for moneys assets credits and effects of every nature and kind whatsoever and wheresoever situate or being to which I now am or may hereafter be or become entitled To hold the same unto and to the use of my said wife absolutely for ever I appoint my son James Lawrence to be the executor of this my will
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Alex Lawrence.
(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. |
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