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Will of William Ware
In the name of God Amen. I William Ware formerly of Hansbridge near Dorset in the County of Dorset, England, but now of Crow Head in the Island of Twillingate, Newfoundland, being of sound mind but ill in body make this my last will and testament that all my worldly affairs may be settled and that I may be able to prepare myself without distraction for that great change which sooner or later must come upon all men.
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed 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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