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To the Minister of Agriculture, (Trade-Mark and Copyright Branch,)
I (name of person or firm), of (residence), engaged in the business of lumbering (or getting out timber and floating or rafting the same), within the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, hereby request the registration of the accompanying timber mark (or marks) which I (name of person or firm), declare was not in use, to my knowledge, by any other person than myself at the time of my adoption thereof, and of which the following are a description and drawing (or impression) in duplicate.
I herewith forward the fee of $2 required by the "Act Respecting the Marking of Timber."
In testimony thereof I have signed this application in the presence of the two undersigned witnesses, at the place and date hereunder mentioned.
(Place and date.) (Signature of the proprietor.)
(Signature of two witnesses.)
WILL. - Form of Will.
This is the last will and testament of me, A. B., of, etc., made this
...day of...., in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and....
I, A. B., of......, in the county of......, gentleman, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
First. I hereby constitute and appoint my wife, E. B., to be sole executrix of this my last will, directing my said executrix to pay all my just debts and funeral expenses, and the legacies hereinafter given, out of my estate.
Second. After the payment of my said debts and funeral expenses,
Third. And for the payment of the legacies aforesaid, I give and devise to my said executrix, all the personal estate owned by me at my decease (except my household furniture and wearing-apparel), and so much of my real estate as will be sufficient, in addition to the said personal estate herein given, to pay the said legacies.
Fourth. I give to my said executrix all my household furniture and wearing-apparel for her sole use.
Fifth. I devise to my said executrix all the rest and residue of my real estate, as long as she shall remain unmarried and my widow, with remainder thereof, on her decease or marriage, to my said children and their heirs respectively, share and share alike.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand to this my last will and testament.
Signed by the testator, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, in his presence and at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
C.D., Merchant. E. F., Clerk.
This is a codicil to the last will and testament of me, A. B., of, etc., bearing date the....day of...., A. D. 18., (the date of the will).
I do hereby revoke the bequest to my son John, and do give and bequeath the same to my daughter Jane, to and for her own absolute use and benefit forever.
In all other respects I do confirm my said will.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this....day of...., A. D. 18.
Signed, published and declared by the said A. B., the testator, as and for the codicil to his last will and testament, in the presence of us. who, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the due execution hereof.
R. S., Merchant. X. Z., Clerk.