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Will of Robert L. Sleater
In the Estate of
This is the last will and Testament of me Robert L. Sleater of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland watchmaker and Jeweller and made and published this 11th day of June A.D. 1906. I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Selina Sleater all the Goods and chattels, estate and property of what nature or kind soever of which I shall die possessed and I appoint my said wife to be the sole executrix of this my said Last will and testament.
I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Robert L. Sleater
(Listed in the margin next to this will)
|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. |
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