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Will of James Moore
In re James Moore deceased
This is the last Will and Testament of me James Moore of Saint John's Sailmaker. I hereby revoke all wills and other testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last Will. I give devise and bequeath all my property estate and effects of every nature and kind whatsoever unto and to the use of my wife Elizabeth Jane Moore absolutely and for ever and I appoint John Stidstone of Saint John's Painter Executor of this my last Will.
(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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