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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
Thomas Dwyer


The 1828 Estate of Thomas Dwyer
from the LDS microfilm Estate Files # 2056192

Late Thos W Dwyer in acct with Bennett & Ridley

1825 (?) - 0
March 10 (?) 1 lb (Soap?) - - 9
1 Gallon Rum - 5 -
      16 Sundries, Holy Book 3 - -
      17½ lb (Coffee??) - 1 3
2 (Bowls?) - 2 -
1 Gallon Rum - 5 -
Nov 5 1 cloth Sachel & Trousers 1 1 -
62 lbs Soap 1 7 2
Decr 31 By Balance due Bennett & Ridley6.2.2

Mr. Thos Dwyer In acct with William Bennett
January 1 To Balance due £ 6.2.2

William Bennett of Carbonear in the Island
of Newfoundland Merchant maketh oath
that one Thomas Dwyer late of Carbonear
Fisherman, dead about two years since
being indebted to this deponent in the sum
of Six Pounds two Shillings and Two
Pence - deponent further swears that the
deceased Thomas Dwyer has as no relation
in this Colony with to the best of his knowledge
and that the deceased left a Plantation
worth about (Ten?) Pounds.

Wm Bennett

Sworn to at Harbor
Grace this 10th Aug 1828.
Before me

John Stark
Clerk Northern Circuit Court

To the Honorable E. A. Brenton Esq Chief Judge
and the Honorable Augustus Wallet Des
and Cochrane Esquires assistant

Judges of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
The Memorial of William Bennett
the aforesaid deponent.
Humbly sheweth

That your Memorialist is writing ?
to enter into sufficient security to
Administer to the Intestate Estate of the
late Thomas Dwyer aforesaid, and
humbly prayeth that your lordships
will be pleased to grant Letters of
Administration to your Memorialist
??    your Memorialist.

Will Ever Pray
William Bennett

Harbor Grace
10th May 1828

10th May 1828

Memorial of William
of Carbonear
for Administration
as one of the Conditions.

Harbor Grace 10th Aug 1828

I have the honor to transmit
the application of William Bennett, of Carbonear,
Merchant, to be appointed Administrator to the
Estate of Thomas Dwyer late of Carbonear
Fisherman, which I have to request you will be
pleased to lay before their lordships.

I have the honor to be
Your very humble servant,

John Stark
Clerk Northern Circuit Court



Contributed by C. Haynes Sept 2004

Transcribed by Eileen Walsh

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

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