Be it remembered that I Paul Jewett of Rochester in the County of Strafford and State of New Hampshire, being weak in body but of sound mind and perfect memory, blessed be Almighty God for the same do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following: that is to say:
In Witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth day of April AD 1861.
Paul Jewett (Seal)
Signed, sealed and declared by the above Paul Jewett to be his last will and testament in the presence of us, who at his request and in his presence have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto:
Daniel P. Warren
L. L. Leighton
C. E. Wiggin
State of New Hampshire
STRAFFORD SS. At a Court of Probate holden at Dover in said County on the first Tuesday of October A. D. 1861 .
The foregoing instrument purporting to be the last will in writing of Paul
Jewett late of Rochester in said county, deceased, having
been presented for Probate in common form by William G. Jewett the
executor therein named___________________
And Daniel P. Warren_____ one of the subscribing witnesses thereto have made oath before said Court that he saw the said, testator sign and seal said instrument; - that at the time of so doing the said testator was of the age of twenty-one years and of sound mind: and that the said _______________________ and L. L. Leighton and C. E. Wiggin (all credible witnesses,) attested and subscribed said instrument together in the presence and at the request of said testator . I do therefore approve and allow the same, and do decree that said instrument is duly proved and allowed in this Court in common form, as the last will in writing of said Paul Jewett deceased.
D. G. Rollins Judge of Probate.
Recorded agreeably to original.
Examined by Asa Freeman Register.
October A. D. 1863
Transcribed by Ann Foss of New Hampshire.
Copyright A Foss/S D Jowitt