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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
Richard Voisey



Estate of Richard
Voisey of St. John's

Admtn granted
Decemr. 29 1857 to
John Voisey of
St. John's Farmer

Estate £800

Entd PR   These two lines at right angles to and beneath Estate 800
Vol 3 F 338


To the Honorable James
Brady Chief Justice and
   others the acting Assistant
       Judges of the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland            

The humble Petition of John Voisey of Forest Road in the vicinity of St. John's in the said Island , farmer -
Respectfully sheweth; -
          That the late Richard Voisey late of Forest Road aforesaid farmer departed this life intestate on or about the fourth day of December instant, leaving no widow but three children, namely Petitioner, Richard Voisey junior and Susan Cook wife of George Cook surviving him; that said children are of full age and are residing in the said Island -
          That at the time of his decease the said intestate was possessed in his own right in the said Island of goods and chattels, real and personal; including money, amounting in the whole to the probable value of about Eight hundred and five pounds and twelve shillings currency:-
         That petitioner hath obtained the consent of his said brother Richard to take out Letters of administration to his said later Fathers Estate -
          Petitioner, therefore humbly prays that Letters of administration to the Estate assets and effects of the said Intestate may be granted to him on his giving the security required by law -
               And for which as in duty bound
               Petitioner will ever pray etc.

John X Voisey


St. Johns-
17 December

In the Supreme Court

In the Matter of
the Intestate Estate
of the late Richard
-------------- John Voisey of Forest Road in the vicinity of St. Johns aforesaid farmer the written and foregoing Petitioner maketh oath and saith that the allegations and statements contained in the within Petition are correct and true to the best of this Deponents knowledge and belief.

John X Voisey

Sworn to at Saint John's -
aforesaid this 17th
day of December A. D. 1857
          Before me-
Having been first read
over to the said John
          Geo. Anderson

          Commer. of Affts.



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