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

Newfoundland will books volume 3 page 324 probate year 1873.

Will of Samuel Garland


This the last will and testament of me Samuel garland of Trinity North Side in the Island of Newfoundland, Planter, which I do make as follows being of sound mind but weak in body, vizt John Brown of William to have from the stock standing in my name on the books of the Bank of England the sum of fifty pounds currency, together with all household furniture, farm stock and farming utensils remaining on the property conveyed to him by a deed written by B. Sweetland Esqr Stipendiary Magistrate and signed by me, the said Samuel Garland, in presence of George Brown and Thomas Brown, witnesses thereto, but without date, in payment of which said land, houses and property I do hereby acknowledge to have received the sum of five shillings currency-

I do also hereby give bequeath and demise to Charles Steel Warren the sum of one hundred pounds currency and to Samuel Piercy son of Joseph the sum of fifty pounds currency in confirmation of the will of my late wife Mary Garland formerly widow Steel the said legacies to be paid from the aforesaid stock standing in my name on the books of the Bank of England less costs of probate etc. etc. and the residue of my said stock to be paid to Catherine Williams, Shipton George, Dorset, England, less proportion of cost of probate.

And I do hereby appoint and nominate my trusty and respected friend Gilbert Humphry Cole, Stipendiary Magistrate, as my sole executor.

Samuel X Garland (LS) Signed sealed and delivered in presence of Philip Fowlow, John Fowlow, the same having been read over in presence of the said Samuel Garland and the witnesses in presence of each other this 13th day of October A.D. 1873, G. H. Cole, J.P.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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