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Will of James White
In re JAMES WHITE. DECEASED.
This the last Will and Testament of James White of Champneys East Trinity Bay in the Island of Newfoundland Son of George White of Champneys East which I do here by make as follows I will and bequeath to my son William George White my house and land and that it is my wish that no one shall live in my house until he William George White return home and I also leave my Stable and out house to William George White my flake and cellar I leave to Richard Barbour untill William George wants it an I also give Esau Nurse liberty to cut the grass on my land until William George White return home I also leave to Stephen Eddy one bed and side board and washstand an remainder of my property I leave to Esau Nurse and whatever money if left after my death goes to Esau Nurse
(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 BY: Ivy F. Benoit June 16, 2002
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