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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(P)
Richard Purchase

 

Will of Richard Purchase
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 190-192 probate year 1911

In re
      Richard Purchase          deceased.

      This is my last will and Testament of me Richard Purchase of Lamaline in the Island of Newfoundland planter.
First I will and direct that my executor hereinafter named shall first pay out of my general estate all my just debts and my funeral and testamentary expenses. I give and bequeath all and whatsoever property that I may be possessed of at the time of my decease to my brother Albert Purchase of Lamaline, Farmer
Second And I also bequeath whatsoever money I may be possessed of at the time of my decease in the Bank of Montreal and whatever money there may be in my House at the time of my decease to my Brother Albert Purchase of Lamaline aforesaid
I hereby nominate and appoint my Friend Edgar Kelland of Lamaline general dealer sole executor of this my will    witness my hand at Lamaline aforesaid this 3rd day of June A.D. 1906    Richard his x mark Purchase witness G. R. Pitman M.E. Kelland. Signed by the said testator and by him declared to be his last will and testament (the same having been first read over and explained to him) in the presence of us who in his presence and in and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witness (sgd) Geo R. Pitman    (sgd) M. E. Kelland (sgd) Edgar Kelland Executor

I Richard Purchase being in Sound mind and memory will and bequeath to my niece Florence Hillier the sum of one Hundred dollars for the future care and support of my niece Elizabeth Susanna Purchase Infant daughter of my Brother Albert Purchase. Said sum of one Hundred dollars to be paid out of my Estate by my Executor to my said niece Florence Hillier as soon after my decease as shall by him be found convenient (sgd) Richard His x mark Purchase witness Thomas E Purchase    G. R. Pitman Signed by said Richard Purchase on 22nd day of April A.D. 1907 in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other Subscribe our names as witness thereto (sgd) G. R. Pitman (sgd) Thomas E. Purchase (sgd) Edgar Kelland Executor

I Richard Purchase still affirm that though my niece Elizabeth Susanna Purchase died, the one Hundred dollars mentioned in my codicil shall be paid by my Executor to my niece Florence Hillier out of my Estate as soon as convenient to my executor after my decease    Richard His x mark Purchase     witness G. R. Pitman     M. E. Kelland    16th November 1908

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
Emerson J
Jan 27/11
Probate
Jan 30/11
granted to Edgar
Kelland
Estate
sworn at
$1868.65

 

 

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