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Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there may be typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 14 pages 68-69 probate year 1927.

Will of William James

IN RE:   WILLIAM JAMES.    DECEASED

In the name of God Amen. I William James of Trepassey in the District of Placentia and St. Marys do now and declare this to be my last will and testament.
I will and bequeath to my son George James all that piece of land between Taylors and Finleys, from the Public Road down to the Salt Water, the waterside included with it.
I will and bequeath to my Grandsons (the sons of Alfred James) all that piece of land back from the Public Road down to the Salt Water, the waterside included with it.
I will and bequeath to my son William Augustine James my Dwelling house and Cellar up and down and all that is in them (except a bible, writing desque, and two feather beds)
I will and bequeath to William Augustine James' daughter Harriet James the Bible.
And I will and bequeath to his daughter Eita Mary James the Writing Desque. I will and bequeath to my Grandson William James of Alfred my smallest Feather Bed.
I will and bequeath to William Augustine James' son Albert James my largest Feather Bed and Beading.
I will and bequeath to my son William Augustine James my stable and my part of the Big Store. I also will and bequeath to him, William Augustine James the New Wharf, my part of the Fish Curing Beach on the point at Daniels Point, and the waterside from the Eastern Side of the Old Wharf eastern around Daniels Point.
I also will and bequeath to my son William Augustine James my two meadows on the West Side of Daniels Point, one from the Public Road down to the Salt Water, the other from the public road back to the fence on the top of the hill.
I also will and bequeath to my son William Augustine James all my land on the Western Shore of the North West Arm. I also will and bequeath to my son William Augustine James my cabbage garden. In case of my son William Augustines death all that I have willed to him shall go to his son Albert Lee James.

I now hereby appoint Thomas Sutton of George to be my Executor.

I will and bequeath to my Grandson William James son of Alfred James all the Water Side back to the fence on the West Side of Daniels Point under my meadow. (signature code) Signed WILLIAM his X mark JAMES
Signed by the said William James in our presence and by us in presence and in the presence of each other this fifteenth day of June in the year of our Lord Nineteen hundred and eight. Signed William J Kennedy
John Walsh.

CORRECT
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 7th 1927. Warren J. Probate granted to Thomas Sutton. July 8/27. Estate sworn at $800.00

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