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City of Richmond Court; At Court of Hustings held for the said City, at the Courthouse, the 12th day of June 1848. This writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Mary M. Garland, late of this city deceased, together with a codicil thereto, were this day produced to the Court, and there being no subscribing witnesses to the said will, Mary A. Montague and James Beale were sworn and severally deposed that they are well acquainted with the handwriting of the said Mary M. Garland, and verily believe that the said will at the name thereto subscribed are wholly in handwriting of the said Mary M. Garland deceased. And the said codicil was fully proved by the oaths of the said Mary A. Montague and James Beale the subscribing witnesses thereto. Whereupon it is ordered that the said will and codicil be recorded as the true last will and testament and codicil of the said Mary M. Garland, late of this city, deceased. And on the motion of James M. Garland, the executor named in the said will, who made oath thereto according to the law, and entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of Twenty thousand dollar, conditioned according to law, (but without security, the will directing that none should be required of him) certificate is granted him for obtaining a probat of the said will and codicil of the said Mary M. Garland dec'd., in due form. Teste, Chs. Howard, Clk. A copy, Teste, Chs. Howard, Clk.