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The Estate of Nicholas Ash, 1829
We the daughters of Nicholas Ash late of Carbonear planter do hereby request that the Honorable the Supreme Court will be pleased to grant letters of Administration to the Intestate Estate of our deceased Father to our two Brothers Solomon and Henry Ash.
Harbor Grace 3 Nov. 1829
To the Honorable Richard Alexander Tucker Esq.
Harbor Grace 10 Novem 1829
James Blaikie Esq.
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it remembered that on this fifteenth day of December in the tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Fourth by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland , King, Defender of the Faith, &c. and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty nine personally appeared Soloman Ash and Henry Ash of Carbonear planters and Richard Taylor of Carbonear planter also Charles W. McCarthy of Crockers Cove planter and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our Sovereign Lord the King his Heirs and Successors in the penal Sum of two thousand Pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain , to be had, made and levied on their Goods, Chattels and Effects jointly and severally if Default is made in any of the Conditions following:
Now the Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bounden Solomon
Ash and Henry Ash Administrators To
the estate of Nicholas Ash late of Carbonear Planter deceased,
do make, or cause to be made, a just, true and perfect Inventory of
all and singular, the Goods, Credits, and Effects of the said deceased,
which have or shall come to the hands, possession, or knowledge of them the said Solomom
Ash and Henry Ash or
to the hands or possession of any other person or persons, for them and
the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, into the Supreme
Court of Newfoundland, at or before the fourteenth day of December next
ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits, and Effects,
and all the other Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects of the said deceased,
at the time of his death, or which at any time afterwards shall
come to the hands or possession of them the said Solomon Ash and Henry
Signed and Sealed in the presence of
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Supreme Court of Newfoundland
We do swear that we believe Nicholas Ash late of Carbonear Planter deceased, died without a Will; and that we 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 we will exhibit a true, full and perfect Inventory of the said Goods of the deceased , and render a true account of our Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within Twelve months from the date hereof, or when we shall be thereunto lawfully required; and that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, which he died possessed of, within the jurisdiction of this Court, do not according to the best of our knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of one thousand Pounds Sterling.
Sworn at Harbor Grace
In consequence of the written request of Ann Taylor & Cathrn. McCarthy - daughters of the deceased Administration granted 20 Nov. 1829 & sent John Stark
Page Contributed by C. Haynes, Sept. 2004
Transcribed by Wayne Pike, Sept. 2004
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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