Wheras his Excellency Sir Edmund Andros knt.[Knight?] Governor hath authorized me James Bifse to sign and issue Forth Probats & C.not in alijs. And whereas Elias Wade late of this Colony deceased di by his last Will and Testament ordain and appoint Mary his wife Exocutrix of his said will.And wheras Francis Ruy and MAry his wife the relict of the said Elias Waad at a Court holden at Westover for this County on the fourth day of November last past make humble suit to the Court that a Probate of the said Will might be granted unto her for which causes full power and lawfull authority is hereby given and grnted unto her to dispose of all the goods and Chattells rights and credits of the said Defunet according to the true intent and meaning of the said last Will and Testamentand to render a true account whereof when lawfully required Given under my hand and seal this 29th January 1695 James Bifse Recorded James Minge CL Cur A probat of Elias Wades will a true copy therof affixed hereto viz. page 252.
Wheras his Excellency Sir Edmund Andros Knt. [Knight?] & c. Governor hath Constituted and appointed me James Bifse to sign and issue forth all such Probates en ut in alys. And wheras Allen Jenkins late of Westover parish deceased did by his last will and Testament dated the 31. Day of December 1694 and proved in Court of this County Xbr 3 last past Ordain and appoint his daughter in law Sarah Smith his whole and sole Exocutrix aprobate therof might be granted unto her. For which causes full power and lawfull authority is hereby given and granted unto her the said Sarah to dispose of all the goods and chattells rights and credits of the said defunct according to the true intent and meaning of the said Will and Testament. and to render a true account thereof when Lawfully required. Given under my hand and seal this 29. January 1695 James Bifse Recorded T James Minge Cl Cur Allen Jenkins Probate the true copy of said will was anexed and affixed vid. page 254.