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Will of Nathan Mercer
In re Nathan Mercer deceased
Newfoundland Contingent Copy of "Will" of 2180, Pte N. Mercer July 28/7/16. In the event of my death I give the whole of my property to my father Mr. Elijah Mercer Upper Island Cove Conception Bay, Newfoundland. Signature Pte. Nathan Mercer No. 2180 2/1st Nfld. Reg. Certified True Copy. Newfoundland Contingent F.W. Marshall St. for Paymaster & officer i/c Records
Correct Charles H. Emerson
(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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