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Will of James Maddigan
Last will and Testament of
In the name of God Amen I James
Maddigan of St. John’s, Tailor being of sound mind memory and understanding
do make this my last will and testament. I give and bequeath to my brother
Michael Maddigan for his life only my right title and interest in and
to the house and land situate on the corner of Water Street and Leslie
Street provided that he the said Michael Maddigan shall support and maintain
my aged father during his life and pay all the funeral expenses of my
father and myself and as well to pay to the Roman Catholic parish priest
at Riverhead the sum of twenty dollars per year for five years to pay
for Masses for the repose of my soul and the said property and my interest
therein shall become the property of my nephew James Maddigan son the
said Michael on the death of the said Michael. Provided that should the
said Michael refuse or neglect to carry out the conditions
of the bequest to him for his life my Executor hereinafter named shall
proceed at once to realize all my right and interest in and to the said
property and after paying the said expenses of the support of my father
and of the burying of
my father and myself and of the said sum of twenty dollars per annum
for five years to the said Roman Catholic Parish Priest of Riverhead
or so much thereof as shall remain unpaid at the time of the refusal
or neglect of my said brother Michael as aforesaid and to hand the balance
(if any) to my said nephew James Maddigan.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of James Maddigan deceased
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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