Will of Alexander Henry Boswall, (-1862, Lot 49)Liber 8 Folio 518
In the name of God Amen.
I Alexander Henry Boswall M.D. Pleasant Hill Farm, on Lot or Township Number Forty nine, in Prince Edward Island, being of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, but considering the uncertainty of human life, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say, I give and demise and bequeath to my son Albert, all my Freehold farm and dwelling house thereon called Pleasant Hill, together with the Horses, Cattle, Sheep, and all other Stock; implements of husbandry, and all the property of which I shall be poピeピed at the time of my decease, or over which I shall be poピeピed at the time of my decease, or over which I may have a disposing power, whether real or personal however or wheresoever situate, to hold the same, unto my said son Albert his heirs, and Aピigns forever. Subject nevertheless to the following conditions
I hereby bind my said son Albert, if my well beloved Spouse Harriet shall survive me to provide for her in all respects, so that she shall have the same comfortable maintainance during her natural life to which she has been accustomed and that he shall continue to act towards her in all dutiful obedience as incumbered on an affectionate son to his Mother. Should my said spouse Harriet desire, at any time after my decease, to leave off living at my son Albert痴 house, it is hereby provided that he shall pay her Ten pounds annually, in Quarter payments, when required. Should she however remain at his house, my said son is hereby bound to pay in money, annually, to my said spouse Harriet, besides her maintenance aforesaid, the sum of Three pounds at such times as she shall require the same.
I give and bequeath to each of my daughters, Mrs. Ann Burston MacGowan and Mrs Harriet MacDonald one shilling; also to each of my sons Robert, and William James one shilling.
And I hereby constitute and appoint my friends William Cairns Broombush; and Alexander Scott of French Fort, both residing on Lot or Township Number Thirty-five(35) Executors of this my last Will and Testament, in full aピurance that they will do what is right and just in fulfilling this my Will and desire.
In Witness wherof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal on this the Ninth day of May in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and Sixty-two, in presence of the subscribing Witneピes.
Before signing this Will the word two in the line next the last has been interlined and the One deleted.
John C. Lane