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Will of John B. Parsons
This deed witness that I John B. Parsons of Harbor Grace Newfoundland do give grant and bequeath to the saide James Bradbury of Harbor Grace Newfoundland the son of Isaac Bradbury of Harbor Grace Newfoundland i do give grant and bequeath to the said James Bradbury of Harbor Grace Newfoundland a house and garden witch i hoce and garden i now lives in but he is not to take possion of it until the death of me and my wife then he is to take full possion of all. This is my last will and testament sealed and sined in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy.
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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