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In the name of God, Amen.
I Alcide Delahaye of the parish of Clarendon on the Island of Jamaica, Inspector of Poor being of sound mind and understanding do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament.
I desire my just debts and funeral expenses be paid from my Estate.
I give and bequeath to my son Walter Louis Delahaye, all the residue remaining at this date of the property known as Friendship Hall in the Parish of St. Thomas to be by him freely possessed and enjoyed and to be disposed of y him in any form or manner he may deem fit. I desire that he shall have no share in the balance of my Estate devised below he having from time to time received gifts from me amounting to more than his share of such worldly goods as it pleased Almighty God to bless me with.
I give and bequeath to my Dearly beloved and very virtuous wife Cecelia (?) Delahaye all that I possess at my death, real and personal, or would be entitled to posses had I been alive, to be by her freely enjoyed without any molestation from any of my children until her death, when the residue shall be divided between my three daughters, Louisa Delahaye, Fanalie Delahaye and Beatrice Maud Delahaye in equal shares, should any one or more die before my wife and is unmarried, then the share of the deceased one or more shall revert to the survivor, of if married and leave no heir at her death, I desire that Ten pounds (£10) of my Life Insurance money be lodged in the Governments Savings Bank(?-unreadable) to the credit of my grandson Cecil Alexander Delahaye to be given to him when he has arrived at the age of Twenty five and not sooner except at the discretion of my Executor herein after named on his exhibiting steady and thrifty habits, then the same may be sooner paid as seems fit to them. I desire that he shall live in the family and enjoy all the privileges of an heir. I further nominate my wife Cecelia, my daughter Louisa Delahaye and Mr. Walter Theodore Gordon as Executrix and Executor of this my last Will and Testaments, or other documents, made or purported to have been made by me previous to the making of this document.
In Witness whereof I hereunto affix my signature in presence of the subscribing Witnesses this Twenty Fourth day of February, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Three.
Signed: Alcide Delahaye
Witnesses: Walter Theodore Gordon
T. B. Thompson
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