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Will of Robert Raymond
In re Robert Raymond deceased
In the name of God Amen this is the last will and testament of the Robert Raymond Senior of the Goulds in the Electoral District of Ferryland Farmer I will devise and bequeath unto my nephew Robert John Raymond son of Thomas Raymond all my property of every description of which I may die prossessed my farm and land at the Goulds my house furniture horses carts and farming implements and all monies that I may die possessed of and I hereby nominate and appoint him my Sole Executor. Signed by me at Saint John's Newfoundland this 26th day of October A.D. 1902. Robert his X mark Raymond.
Signed published and declared by the said Robert Raymond as and for his last will and testament in our presence who in the presence of the said Testator signed the same as such witnesses the same having first being read over and explained to the said Robert Raymond D. J. Green Walter J. Morrisey
Correct Charles H. Emerson
(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. 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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