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Miscellaneous Deeds and Wills
Vincent Costigan



V. 10, P. 412

We whose names and seals are hereunto subscribed and set being the major part of the Creditors to the estate and effects of Vincent Costigan of the town of Saint John's, Newfoundland, Dealer and Chapman who was declared Insolvents on the Seventh day of December now last past, in pursuance of and under the Act of the Forty ninth year of the reign of His Majesty King George the Third Cap 27th, do Certify that such declaration of Insolvency was repeatedly inserted in the Saint John's Royal Gazette, and due notice given to the respective Creditors which were known, and that the property and effects belonging to the said Estate have been disposed of for the benefit of the Creditors thereto, and that the said Vincent Costigan hath in all things conformed himself agreeable to the said act concerning Insolvents, and we do further certify that the Creditors whose names and seals are signed and set to this certificate are full one half in number and value of the creditors of the said Vincent Costigan, who have duly proved their debts under the said Insolvency and testify our consent to the said Vincent Costigan having such allowance and benefit as by the said last mentioned Act is allowed to Insolvents, and the said Vincent Costigan being discharged from his debts in pursuance thereof.
In Witness whereof we have for ourselves and Partners and Principals set our hands and seals this thirty first day of December one thousand eight hundred and sixteen.


P. LinehanPatrick MorrisLSIn the Sum of Two hundred & thirteen pounds 4/22134 2
Mrs. B. JonesMr. John Dumscomb & Co. John WalkerLSIn the Sum of One Hundred & Ninety-six pounds 5/1965 
William Dalton ConstThomas Dalton for self & PartnerLSIn the Sum of Two hundred pounds, ten shillings & 3200103
W. YongeWm. Haynes for self & PartnerLSIn the Sum of Nine Hundred & twenty-two pounds & 392203
Thomas WillsRobertson & Mortimer Jos. Mortimer PartnerLSTwo hundred & Twenty-six Pounds five shillings & ten pence226510
Elias L. PepinNewman W. Hoyles for self & PartnerLSTwelve pounds three shillings & ten pence12310
James HolahanRyan & SonsLSForty-Three pounds Eleven Shillings & eight pence43118
Patk SheaJohn DowsleyLSThirty four pounds3400
William SheaThomas BeckLSFour pounds five shillings & nine pence459
Wm. HaywardWm. X (his mark) CantwellLSTwenty-two pounds220 0
Patk BrennanJames Clift, any for the debts due my Insolvent estateLSFive pounds three shillings & six pence536
Jno. CanningWilliam X (his mark)WalshLSTen pounds eighteen shillings & eight pence10188

Seal of the Supreme Court

These are to certify that the seal which is hereunto put & affixed is the usual & proper seal of his Majesty's Supreme Court for the Island of Newfoundland & thus the signature "D. Buchan Surrogate," on the back hereof, is of the proper hand writing of David Buchan Esq. Surrogate Newfoundland - and I do further certify that there is not at present any Chief Justice in this Island.
St. John's
5th May 1817

David Buchan
James Blaikie
Wm Tuperan, Registrar Probate Court



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