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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 3 pages 593 - 594 probate year 1878.

Will of Thomas Boyd

In re THOMAS BOYD. DECEASED.

Know all men by these presents that I Thomas Boyd a native of Kimarron Scotland and at present residing therein but lately a merchant in Saint Johnís Newfoundland do hereby consider it a duty incumbent on me while in health of body and with faculties unimpaired to make some _expression of my wishes in the event of death relative to the property of which I am now possessed and the disposal of the same- that is to say- On this twentieth day of January eighteen hundred and seventy six years Anno Domini I am possessor of ninety six shares of Montreal Bank stock and which I am desirous to have transferred to the undermentioned parties at a subsequent period and which transfers to be dated and understood as correctly transferred, seven or eight days previous to my decease without any further comment- The firm of Boyd & McDougall stands also indebted to me in the sum of Two thousand pounds Newfoundland cy lent Mr. McDougall until 1st January 1879 at the rate of six pr cent interest pble Ĺ yearly- optional with Mr. McDougall to pay off this amount earlier- To be transferred in the following proportions and to the undermentioned parties- first and foremost to the daughters of my late partner in Newfoundland afterwards to cousins and their heirs at present alive- viz

To Sarah C. McDougall- Ten shares Bank Montreal Stock 10

ditto Jessie McDougall- Ten shares-ditto- ditto- 10

ditto Isabella McDougall- ten shares-ditto- ditto- 10

ditto Ellen Boyd McDougall - twenty shares- ditto- ditto- 20

being in all Fifty shares to these young ladies. - 50

Cousins

Mrs. Brown & her heirs
Five shares Bank Montreal stock say 5 shares

Wm. Boyd
Three
do.
do. 3
James Wyllie
Five
do.
do. 5
Mrs. Robert Howse
Five
do.
do. 5
John Wyllie
Three
do.
do. 3
Alexander Aird
Three
do.
do. 3
Charles Aird
Five
do.
do. 5
Thomas Aird
Five
do.
do. 5
John Aird
Three
do.
do. 3
Revd. John Inglis
Five
do.
do. 5



42 shares


To Andrew Wallace Two shares Bank Montreal Stock 2 shares

To Margaret Wallace two shares do. do. 2 ď 4 ď

The amount due from Mr. McDougall lent him till first January eighteen hundred and seventy nine to be in realization equally divided among cousins & Wallaces giving each one twelfth after deducting therefrom the sum of Fifty pounds stg as award to executors in seeing this carried out as herein expressed- At present I nominate Dean of Guild James Brown Esqr of Dean Terrace and Baillie John Watt of Kilmarnock- In the event of sudden death the intention of this document I trust will be carried out faithfully & honestly though signature to the same be witnessed by none beyond the great judge of all and before whom all have to appear.

Thomas Boyd. Kilmarnock 20th Jany 1876. St. Johnís Newfoundland 29th May 1878. Signature acknowledged in presence of the following witnesses also hand writing of the will- John Boyd, John McDougall, Edwin B. McDougall.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar


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