Estate of John Briton late of Middle River, Miner, deceased, Testate
Copy of Will for the Registrar of Deeds
This is the last Will and Testament of me John Briton of Middle River in the County of Pictou and Province of Nova Scotia, Proprietor
First I devise and bequeath to my son John Briton my gold watch.
Secondly - I devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Christina Briton all the rest and residue of my estate both real and personal to which I shall die in anywise entitled.
I hereby appoint my wife Christina Britton Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
In witness whereof I the testator have hereto my hand and seal subscribed and set this 2nd day of July A.D. 1884
Signed John Briton L.S.
Signed published and declared by the said testator as and for his last Will and testament in the presence of us present who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other hereunto have subscribed our names as witnesses.
Signed F.Warner Burt
Signed I.F. Oliver
County of Pictou
In the Court of Probate of Wills 1885
I do hereby certify that the foregoing instrument consisting of a part of a page, is an exact and literal copy of the last Will and Testament of John Briton Late of Middle River in the County of Pictou, Miner, deceased, Testate, which has been duly filed and admitted to Probate in accordance with the practice of the Court.
Given under my hand at Pictou this 30th day of May A.D. 1885 John H. Lane Registrar
To the Registrar of Deeds for the County of Pictou
Province of Nova Scotia Registrars Office Pictou 4th June 1885 I certify that the within instrument was duly registered at 3 pm of the above day in the registry of Wills Book No 1 pages 285 on the certificate of John H. Lane Registrar
John Ferguson Rgr.
Vault - Registry of Deeds Shelf