Robert E. Forbes deceased
This is the last will and testament of me Robert E. Forbes, Medical Practitioner residing in Bonavista Newfoundland. I hereby devise and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth Cowan Forbes everything I own or possess that is to say. Dwelling House with contents and land adjacent. Field on Lance Cove Road. Field bounded by property of Ryan, Tilly, & Miles & Squires. Stable, Cellar, Outhouse, Cattle, Horses, Harness, Carriages and Carts, Shares in Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Co., Ltd., Gold Bonds re Little Mattie Mine, Life Insurance policy, Mortgage H. Mifflin or other book debts. Cash in Bank or safe. Further it is my express wish and desire that my wife Elizabeth Cowan Forbes shall absolutely and without any qualification or restriction inherit and be put in possession of everything belonging to me for her, my wife's, own use and disposal as she, my wife, may deem right. I
appoint my wife Elizabeth Cowan Forbes Executrix of this my last Will and Testament. Robert E. Forbes M.D. [LS] Signed and sealed in the presence of us, who in the presence of each other and in the presence of the Testator and at his request have subscribed our names as witnesses this 20th day of June 1912.Witness John Roper. Witness Heber Mifflin.
Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Elizabeth E. Forbes
Estate sworn at