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 vol 11 page 170 probate year 1918

John Henry Warren Military No. 2784 died 23 Apr 1917


Newton Park School Ayr Nov. 23/16. Dear John:- Just a few lines to you hoping to find you well, I am well and leaving here in a few days time for France. I may never get back if I don't will you please divide the money I have left between my brothers and take the shares and sell them and will you draw my life Insurance also pay the policy and hold the money until you hear I am not going back, I am leaving the house to Benjamin's son Albert also the stores and all the place I will be glad if you will see that everything is arranged allright I cant fix the price to anything as it mightent(?) suit at all I will leave that for yourself to fix you will please see that nothing is touched until you hear I have gone under I hope you won't have to trouble about anything I may get back in a few months time but if I don't get back and dident(?) make any arrangements there would be a misstep. I will close this now with kind regards to all from your cousin John Henry P.S. Many thanks for the money which I received allright.

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Aug 16/18 Kent J. adm cta Aug 17/18 C.H. Emerson $2200.00

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