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tainty of life, do,' in case I die before I return to Great Britain (1), make this my last will and testament, as follows, that is to say, &c.

A general Form of a Codicil to a Will, where only

some few additional Legacies are given.

WHEREAS I, A. B., of

have made and duly executed my last wil! and testament, in writing, bearing date, &c. Now I do hereby declare this present writing to be as a codicil ic my said will, and direct the same to be annexed thereto, and taken as part thereof; and I do hereby give, bequeath, &c. In witness whereof, I, the said A. B., have to this codicil set my hand and seal, this

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Another general Form of a Codicil to a Will,

where several Legacies are revoked.

WHEREAS I, A. B., of

&c. have by my last will and testament, in writing, duly exe. cuted, bearing date, &c. given and bequeathed to, &c. Now I, the said A. B., being desirous of alter

(1) See the case of Parsons v. Lanoe, Ambl. 557. This will is avoided by his return;

ing my said will in respect to the said legacies, do therefore make this present writing, which I will and direct to be annexed as a codicil to my said will, and taken as part thereof; and I do hereby revoke the said legacies by my said will given to and I do give to each of them the said and

the sum of -l. only (1); and I give unto, &c. And I do ratify and confirm(2) my said will in every thing, except where the same is hereby revoked and altered as aforesaid. In wit. ness, &c.

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T. B., his will by word of mouth, made and declared by him about the in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses hereto. My, will is that, &c.

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(The very words)

1. G.
R. S.
F. G.

(1) Substituted legacies stand charged upon the same fund as the original legacies.

(2) All codicils are part of the will : therefore a codicil merely for a particular purpose, and confirming the will in other respects, does not revive any part of the will which had been revoked by a former codicit; 4. Vez. jun. 610, Crosbie v. Macdouall.

Conclusion and Attestation of a Will written on

several Sheets.

I DO hereby make, ordain, constitute, and appoint A. B. and C. D., executors of this my last will and testament, hereby reyoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made, and do declare this to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I, the said T. S., have to this my last will and testament, contained in this and the four p!eceding sheets (or skins of parchment), set my hand and seal, (to wit) my hand to the bottom of each of the said four sheets (or skins), and my hand and seal to this last sheet (or skin), and my seal at the top of the said sheets (or skins), where all the said sheets (or skins) are fixed together, this

1755.

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Common form of Attestation.

SIGNED, sealed, published and declared

by the above-named J. S., as and for
his last will and testament, in the
presence of us, who have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses
thereto, in the presence of the said
testator, and in the presence of each
other.

C. D.
E. F.
G. H.

Attestation of a Codicil.

1

SIGNED, sealed, and published by the

said M. B., of N., as and for a codicil
to be added to and be considered as
part of her last will and testament, in
the presence of us, who have sub-
scribed our names in her presence,

R. S.
F. B.
R. T.

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