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 8 page 453 probate year 1908

Will of Thomas Purchase

In re     Thomas Purchase     deceased.

    Last will & Testament of Thomas Purchase considering the uncertainty of this mortal Life, being of sound mind and memory, do make & Publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following First I give and bequeath unto my beloved Daughter Amelia Strickland all my Bed and Bedding Also whatever money I may leave at my Decease it is my wish that it should be equally divided amongst my children and the children of my late sons, Albert and John Also the Photograph I had enlarged I bequeath to my Daughter Mary Ann Bennett. The above instrument written on one side of one sheet of paper declared to us by the Testator Thomas Purchase to be His last will and Testament And we at His request sign our names hereto as attesting witnesses Further more that Henry J Haddon act as Executor to this will (sgd) Thomas Purchase. Lydia Haddon residing in Fortune     H.J. Haddon signed at Fortune this Twentieth day of December 1907.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
July 28/08
Emerson J
July 31/08
to Henry
J. Haddon
sworn at

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