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Will of Henry T. Moore
Harbor Grace Nfld 13th December 1872. This is the last will and testament of me Henry T. Moore of Harbor Grace in the Island of Newfoundland collector of H. M. Customs After payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses I give devise and bequeath all my lands and chattels and all my property both real and personal including Life Policy of Assurance in Union Mutual Coy also two hundred & fifty pounds sterling due to me in the hands of my late father’s executors and any other property that I may die possessed of or which I may be hereafter entitled to in this country- England or elsewhere unto my wife Maria Evans Moore and I hereby appoint my said wife executrix to this my last will and testament- In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand and seal this thirteenth day of December A.D. one thousand eight hundred & seventy two-
Henry T. Moore (LS) Signed sealed and declared by said testator Henry T. Moore as his last will & testament in presence of S. Munn, Selby G. Allan. Harbor Grace 31st Jany 1873.
I hereby appoint Robert S. Munn and John Paterson of Harbor Grace as executors to my last will and testament as set forth on other side,
Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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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