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Conception Bay North Region ~ Harbour Grace District
Harbour Grace - Will of William Parsons (1808)
This will was read, recorded and transcribed by SUSAN SNELGROVE, 2000. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.

Will of William Parsons

I William Parsons of Harbour Grace in the Island of Newfoundland do hereby assign transfer and set over unto Thomas Neal (?) of H. Grace aforesaid and his assigns all that dwelling house with the Gardens and premises thereunto belonging late in the possession of John Coxx in consideration of having received from the said Thomas Neal (?) the sum of thirty one pounds twelve shillings & 6 ? which I hereby promise to pay yearly on the 31th day of October in ten pounds a year untill the above Debt is finally dis charged, where this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force & virtue.

Witness my hand this 5th January 1808 William Parsons (x his mark)

Signed in presence of ? Lampen

The foregoing is a true copy of the Original Bill of Sale recorded here the 12th day of March 1808. By order of the Surrogate Oliver St. John Reg.

Note: It is difficult to read the stylized letter of the last name of Thomas, but it looks like Neal.Transcribed by Susan Snelgrove February 19, 2000 Toronto, ON

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