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Transcribed by Judy Benson. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 499 probate year 1905

Will of  William Mitchell
In re the Estate of

William Mitchell (deceased)

This is the last will of me William Mitchell of Burin, planter.

I bequeath to William J. Mitchell the sum of eleven hundred and fifty dollars. I bequeath to John Mitchell, Junior, the sum of one hundred dollars.

I bequeath to James B. Mitchell the sum of one hundred dollars.

I bequeath to Samuel Mitchell the sum of one hundred dollars.

I bequeath to widow Morgan Hollett the sum of one hundred dollars.

I bequeath to Mohala Foote the sum of fifty dollars.

I bequeath to William J. Mitchell all my household furniture and utensils and all implements and utensils in use upon my property.

I direct William J. Mitchell, hereinafter named as my executor to set part the sum of sixty dollars, out of which he is to pay my funeral expenses and erect a suitable headstone for me.

I appoint William M. Inkpen and William J. Mitchell of Burin, executors of this my will.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this fourth day of December A.D. 1903.

William his X mark Mitchell

Signed by the said William Mitchell as his last will after being first read to and approved by him in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witness

William Moulton Inkpen Robert W. Collins witnesses to his mark.

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of William Mitchell

D. M. Browning

Registrar

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)

Fiat

June 12/05

Johnson J.

Probate granted

on the 20th day

of June A.D. 1905

to William

Inkpen and

William J.

Mitchell

$2116.00.


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