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 12 page 340 probate year 1923
|Will of Christopher Mercer|
|In re CHRISTOPHER MERCER. DECEASED.
The last will and testament of Christopher Mercer resident at Bay Roberts, Newfoundland. April 3rd. 1913.
I, Christopher Mercer, do hereby give and bequeath to my son, Allan Elijah Mercer, my house in which I live and all the land that I own, ?? To be his property after my decease, without any restrictions whatsoever.
I give and bequeath twenty dollars to my daughter Fanny Barrett, provided that there is fifty or more dollars in the bank, in my name, at the date of my death, to be her property after I die.
I give and bequeath to my son Allan Elijah Mercer, the money in my name in the Bank, with the exception of the twenty dollars, mentioned above, to be his own after my decease. If fifty or less than fifty dollars remain, in my name, in the bank, to my son Allan Elijah Mercer I give and bequeath the whole amount.
I attached the following condition to the last two clauses of this will, that no money, in my name, be drawn from the bank for three years after my decease. Witness my hand this 3rd day of April, 1913. CHRISTOPHER his X mark MERCER
In the presence of Henry Victor Whitehouse. Elijah Mercer.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following
Fiat March 31/23
Adm. C. T. A.