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Will of James Howell Moore
The last Will and Testament of James Howell Moore of Hearts Content Newfoundland Mechanic, written by him and being sound in mind, and in good health, I do hereby dispose of my property in the following manner, Viz.
1st. Knowing it is appointed unto all men once to die. I bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body to Christian burial in the Cemetery adjoining St. Mary’s Church Hearts Content in the plot that is already taken by me and in which lies my beloved wife’s remains, and a suitable inscription to be engraved on the monument that is erected therein, the cost of funeral expenses and inscription to be defrayed by my Executors out of my Estate.
2nd. I bequeath to my son James Alison Moore all my landed Estate, Viz.
3rd. I bequeath to my daughter Dora Isabella Farnham one fourth of the monies remaining from my estate after the costs of distributing my estate are paid.
4th. I bequeath to my Grandson Edwin Mallow Jr the sum of Fifty dollars to be placed on interest in Bank and to be held in trust until he is twenty one years of age at which time it is to be passed to him by my Executors with the interest thereon.
5th. I do appoint my son James Alison Moore and Archibald Farnham to be my Executors in carrying out the true intent and meaning of this my will.
Signed and delivered this 28th day of January in the year of our
Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty two.
In presence of
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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