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Will of Robert Roberts
In re Robert Roberts deceased
In the name of God Amen. I Robert Roberts, merchant of Hermitage Cove, Hermitage Bay, district of Fortune, in the Island of Newfoundland, being of sound mind declare this to be my last will and testament revoking all former wills and codicils.
In testimony whereof I the testator have hereunto set my hand and seal
this twenty fourth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand
nine hundred and eighteen.
Correct William F. Lloyd
(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.
Page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett,
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REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit February 20, 2002
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