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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
(B)
John Buckley

 

The Petition concerning the Estate of John Buckley Probate year 1824, from the LDS microfilm Estate Files #2056192

Newfoundland, In the Probate Court

By the Honourable     Richard A Tucker     Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Newfoundland, &c. &c. &c.

To Mr. James Anderson of St. John's Newfoundland - Dealer & Chapman

Greeting:

Whereas John Buckley of ________ County Ireland (?) -But late of St. John's Newfoundland

Planter Deceased (as is alleged) lately died Intestate having whilst living and at the time of his death, divers goods, chattels, credits and effects, within the Island of Newfoundland, and within our Jurisdiction, by reason whereof, the sole ordering and granting Administration of all and singular the said goods, chattels, credits and effects, and also the auditing, allowing, and finally discharging the account thereof are well known to appertain wholly to the said Supreme Court, and We being desirous that the said goods, chattels, credits and effects, may be well and faithfully Administered, applied, and disposed of, according to law, do therefore by these presents, having confidence in your fidelity and integrity, nominate, order and appoint you

the said James Anderson Administrator

of all and singular the goods, chattels, credits and effects of the said deceased, and do hereby grant you full power and authority to demand, sue for, recover and receive the same, in whosesoever hands or custody they remain, and fully and freely to Administer and dispose of the same according to law; you being first duly sworn that you will well and truly Administer all and every the goods of the said deceased, and pay his debts so far as his goods will extend and the law requires, and that you will exhibit a true, full and perfect inventory of the said goods of the deceased, and render a true account of your Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within     twelve     Months from the date hereof, or when you shall be thereunto lawfully required; and being also further sworn that the whole of the goods, rights, chattels, assets, credits and effects of the said deceased, do not, according to the best of your knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to a value of     Six Hundred     pounds sterling.

In Testimony whereof we have caused the Seal of our said Court to be hereunto affixed, this     ninth     day of December     in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and     twenty-four     and in the     fifth     Year of His Majesty's Reign.

[Signature of] R A Tucker     Ch Jus of Newfld

Newfoundland, In the Probate Court.

St. John's I     do swear that     I     believe     John Buckley of County of _______ Ireland (?) but late of St. John's Newfoundland, Planter,

deceased, died without a Will; and that    I     will well and truly Administer, all and every the Goods of the said deceased , and pay his Debts so far as his Goods will extend; and that     I     will exhibit a true, full and perfect inventory of the said Goods of the deceased , and render a true account of     my     Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within     twelve     Months from the date hereof, or when     I     shall be lawfully required; and that the whole of the Goods, rights, chattels, assets, credits, and effects of the deceased, which he died possessed of, within the Jurisdiction of this Court, do not, according to the best of     my     knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Six Hundred     Pounds Sterling.

[Signature of] Jn Anderson

Sworn at     St. John's     the     9th     day of     December     in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and     twenty-four [?]

[Signature of] R A. Tucker Ch. Jus. Of Newfld

 

 

Page Contributed by C. Haynes, August 2004

Transcribed by Norma Elliot August 2004

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

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