Charles Hopkins deceased
I Charles Hopkins of Hearts Content N.f.l.d. being of sound & disposing mind Memory do make this my last will & Testament.
I bequeath to my two sons John Charles Selby Hopkins the "Cabbage Garden" on which the old house stood, to be equally divided between them.
I bequeath to my son Alexander Hopkins the "New House" together with the Garden in which it is built. The house in which I now live [formerly occupied by my deceased son Edgar] - I bequeath to my granddaughter Bessie Hopkins said House is never to be sold or moved from its present position, without first consulting my son John Charles Hopkins.
The land which I own on the Carbonear Road is to be equally divided between my three sons John Chas. Hopkins, Selby Hopkins, & Alexander Hopkins, - Selby Hopkins to have his choice of either a lot of such division. My "Water Side premises" measuring 30 feet wide is to be used by one, or all of my sons, as they should require it.
My "Household Effects" I leave to my wife Elizabeth Hopkins, who can do what she pleases with it. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 8th day of October, one thousand nine hundred & three. - Charles Hopkins - witness Gadeu(?) Randall Ambrose M. Young
Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
James A. Moore
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