Will of Donald Nicholson of Flodigarry, Orwell Bay, Lot 57.
I Donald Nicolson of Flodigarry on Lot Fifty-seven Prince Edward Island. In the view considering death as certain but the time uncertain do make this my hand Will and Testament in order to prevent dispute among my children after my death that I give grant and Devise unto my youngest son Charles Nicolson all and my messuages lands Tenements and Hereditaments with the appurtenances whereof I am possess which lands I purchased from the Right Honorable the Earl of Selkirk by his attorney James Williams, and is situated lying and being in Queens County Lot Fifty seven upon Orwell Bay to Have and Hold all and every the said lands and Tenements and Hereditaments with the appurtenances to him the said Charles Nicolson and the Heirs of his body whom ? to the Heirs of my body according to the practice of the Island .
Secondly In the event of the recovery of his judgment to my oldest son Malcolm I reserve to him one half of the above specified land relates but as in all probability my said beloved son Malcolm shall not recover I leave as his use and ? during his life time one hundred acres as specified in a Deed executed formerly to that Dispose which Deed lies now in Charlotte Town but this hundred acres in produce of which is during his Existence to be for the use of my son Malcolm is to have the rest to come into my youngest son Charles.
Thirdly I hereby require my said son Charles to see me decently buried along side of my beloved wife in the burying ground in Point Prim and again and command the said Charles my son to pay any legal debts.
Fourthly I reserve to myself the power of altering any part of this my latter will on making such allowances to any other of my children or grandchildren as I may set proper and I reserve to myself the disposal afterwards of all my honorable property as I please-
In Witness where of I have here unto set my hand and seal the twenty seventh day of March in the Year of our Lord 1819.
Donald X Nicolson
This Latter Will and Testament wrote by Angus Macaulay J.P. was read ? in April