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Words that are italicized represent those that have been handwritten on a typed form. Elsewhere in the document, areas have been left blank and are indicated in the copy below.


To: Dr. Calvin McQuesten

Dominion of Canada.
Province of Ontario, To Wit,
To the Registrar of the County of Brant

I, We Calvin McQuesten, John Fisher and Julia Anna Dickerman widow and devisee of James Porter Dickerman.
To Certify, that, Patrick Logan
Has satisfied all money due on or to grow due on a certain MORTGAGE made by Patrick Logan to Calvin McQuesten, John Fisher and James Porter Dickerman which MORTGAGE bears date the [blank] day of [blank] A.D. 18 [blank] and was Registered in the Registry Office for the [blank] on the [blank] day of [blank] A.D. 18 [blank] at [blank] minutes past [blank] o'clock [blank] noon, in Liber [blank] for [blank] as No. [blank] and that such Mortgage has [blank] been assigned.
(Here state whether Mortgage Assigned or not) [Left Blank]
And that I am the person entitled by law to receive the money: AND that such MORTGAGE is therefore DISCHARGED.
Witness my hand this [blank] day of [blank] 187[blank]

Witness, John Fisher

Dated [blank] 187 [blank]
To Discharge of Mortgage
J. Bordan, Law Stationer, 88 King Street, Toronto.

Ontario, County of [blank]

I, [blank] of the [blank] of [blank] in the County of [blank] make oath and say:
1. That I was personally present and did see the within Certificate of Discharge of Mortgage duly signed and executed by [blank] the part [blank] thereto,
2. That the said Certificate of Discharge of Mortgage was executed at [blank]
3. That I know the said [blank]
4. That I am a subscribing Witness to the said Certificate of Discharge of Mortgage. Sworn before me, at [blank] in the County of [blank] this [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord 187 [blank]
A Commissioner for taking Affidavits, & c.

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