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Will of James Reid
This is the last will and Testament
of me James Reid of St. John’s Grocer first after my just debts & funeral
expenses are paid I leave and bequeath to my wife Johana Reid the
sum of one thousand dollars Second and to my son now residing New Jersey
U.S.A. the sum of one thousand dollars Soon Third I leave for masses for
myself the sum of Forty dollars Fourth. and I leave
the sum of Forty dollars for Belvidere Orphanage Fifth and Mount Cashel
Forty dollars Sixth and the sum of Twenty
five dollars for Mt. Cashel Orphanage and to my nephew David Kenny the
sum of Twenty five dollars and the sum of Forty dollars for my monument
and I appoint Thomas Lynch as my executor to my last will
and testament. The residue of my personal estate after
all expenses are being paid I leave to my wife as aforesaid mentioned. James
Reid. Signed in the presence of us and in
the presence of both of us and in other other presence. James H.
Henderson. Thomas Lych.
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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