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Will of Catherine Wall
In re Catherine Wall deceased
The Last Will and Testament of me Catherine Wall I hereby bequeath to Mary Cole my daughter my house and furniture which is in St. John's Signed Sealed and delivered this eleventh day of July A.D. 1917. -Catherine her X mark Wall- witness Charles Poole witnessed in the presence of the aforesaid Testator and in the presence of each other L. D. O'Neill Charles Poole.
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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Revised: October 17, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)
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