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Will of Alice Maddigan
In re the Estate of Alice Maddigan deceased
This is the last will and testament of me Alice Madigan of St. John's widow hereby revoking all other and former wills by me at any time made after the payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses I give devise and bequeath as follows: -
St. John's Jany 24 1905 Alice her X mark Madigan
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and
testament of Alice Madigan deceased.
(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.
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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