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Will of James McLoughlan
In re James McLoughlan deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me the Honorable James McLoughlan of Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland a member of the Legislative Council of Newfoundland - I give devise and bequeath all my land and premises, situate in Saint John's aforesaid west and on which stands the Dwelling House I now reside in and upon which my outhouses stables and offices are built and the gardens and the land thereto adjoining and the said Dwelling House outhouses stables and offices and all my household furniture and other household effects my horses and their apparel my carriages sleighs and stable effects unto my son James Patrick McLoughlan absolutely I bequeath the following annuities namely:
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty fourth day of February one thousand nine hundred and eight - James McLoughlan -
(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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REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit July 8, 2002
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