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

Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 419 probate year 1926

Will of Richard Martin Brien


Last Will and Testament of Richard Martin Brien of Cape Broyle Ferryland Dist. N.F.L.D.

I, Richard Martin Brien, of Cape Broyle, Ferryland District, Newfoundland, being of sound mind, do hereby declare this to be my last Will and Testament.

I give and bequeath to Patrick Rossiter - my stepson - my dwelling house, Stable, Cellar and the land on which each is situated. Also the Kitchen garden and meadow adjoining the above residence. I give and bequeath to the above Patrick Rossiter all that piece and parcel of meadow and uncultivated land situated near "North Pond River", the grant of which is at present in my possession. Further, I give and bequeath to Patrick Rossiter all that piece and parcel of uncultivated land situated near "Fletcher's Hill" the grant of which is also in my possession. Also all the Cattle, farming implements, and all other sundry articles in my possession. Also any other land or property that may fall into my possession.

I hereby appoint Thomas Walsh of Cape Broyle to be the sole executor of this my will.

Richard his X mark Martin Brien

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us, who in the presence of each other, all present at the same time do hereby subscribe our names as witnesses.

James Keefe. Edward Martin.

William A. French witness to the above signatures.

Thomas Walsh.

dated at Cape Broyle, ferryland District Newfoundland this the nineteenth day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and twenty.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat August 23/26. Horwood C. J. Probate granted to Thomas Walsh. Aug 23/26. Estate sworn at $750.00

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