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Will of William Sweetland
The last will and testament of William Sweetland Trader of Bonavista. I hereby cancel all former wills and bequests. I William Sweetland, do give devise and bequeath to my wife Amy Sweetland, the use of one half of my house until her marriage, removal or death: also two shares purchased with her own money which stand in my name in the Standard Manufacturing Company of St. John’s N.F.: also the use of the small cabbage garden as long as she remains in my house: and 35 (thirty five) dollars per annum should she return to Bonavista, as long as she lives. I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Caroline, two hundred and fifty dollars. I give devise and bequeath to my grand daughter Edith Hall Sweetland, one hundred dollars. I give devise and bequeath to my son Hubert, my dwelling house, lands and property of all sorts in Banks and in the Trade: my three shares in the Standard Manufacturing Company Ltd. and all my personal effects of every kind. Signed. William Sweetland. This will was read and signed in our presence this sixteenth day of September 1915. Augustus E. Bayly M.A. Deborah Mifflen.
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