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

 


  Will of Richard Walsh from Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 167-168 probate year 1881

 

In re
          Richard Walsh deceased.

In the name of God Amen.     I Richard Walsh Merchant of Codroy Newfoundland being sound in mind but infirm in body do now make this my last will and testament After payment of my lawful debts and funeral expenses I will and bequeath unto Very Revd T. Sears P.Ap. the sum of one hundred dollars for his own personal use also sixty dollars for Church purposes at Codroy Harbor.     I bequeath unto Father Dochi the sum of twenty dollars for Masses for the repose of my soul.     I will and bequeath unto Father Verenneau the sum of twenty dollars for Masses for the repose of my soul.     I will and bequeath unto Miss Sears, sister to Very Revd T. Sears, P.Ap. the sum of one hundred dollars.     The residue of my estate I will and bequeath unto the Honble James Fox St. Johnís in trust for the benefit of my creditors, by my failure of eighteen hundred and sixty five, to be distributed to them according to their claims.     I hereby constitute and appoint M. Carney Esqr of the firm of James Butler & Co. Halifax, my sole executor to carry out the intention of this my last will and testament.     In witness whereof I place my hand and seal the nineteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one.     Richard Walsh (LS)     Sealed and signed in presence of John McDonald, John Downey.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar


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