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From: "Josephine Kemper" <>
Subject: Re: Another will question
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2003 12:12:17 -0000
I don't know if this will of help in deciphering old handwriting?
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From: "Glenys Petry" <>
Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 11:06 AM
Subject: Another will question
> Hello list
> Thanks Bev for reply to my earlier question.
> In one of my wills are a couple of words, I cannot make sense of despite
very good efforts.
> The sentences read "all that my freehold messuage or tenements
b---sitaments and premises"
> I cannot make out the underlined word. Later on it says "the said
messuage b---dicts and premises"
> The word could start with an "h" and/or could start "here" or "bere" and
could be an abbreviation of the first word above.
> Also "may sell and dispose of by public auction or private cou----- all my
> Any suggestions welcomed.
> thank you.