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Estate of Robert Carter 1886
To the Honorable the Supreme Court
The Petition of Charles W. H. Tessier of St. John's, Merchant
That Robert Carter, Commander in the Royal Navy, departed this life at St. John's in this island on or about the twenty fifth day of May Anno Domini 1872 Intestate, not having made any will.
Dated at St. John's this day of June A.D. 1886.
Robert J. Kent Chas W. H. Tessier
In the Supreme Court
In the Matter of the Administration
Sworn before me at St. John's Chas. W. H. Tessier
In the matter of the Estate of
Petition for Admn d. b. n???
Filed June 14/86
SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
Central District }
Sworn before me, at St. John's, the
19th day of
Dated 19th June 1886
Admin d.b.n. granted to
Estate sworn under $6,400.
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered, That on this Nineteenth day of June in the Forty-ninth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady VICTORIA, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c, and in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-six personally appeared Charles W. H. Tessier of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, Merchant, Robert Langrishe Mare of same place, Merchant and James R. Howe of same place, Merchant and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Lady the Queen, her Heirs and Successors, in the penal Sum of Twelve Thousand Eight Hundred Dollars, 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 Charles W. H. Tessier as Administrator de bonis non of the Estate and Effects of Robert Carter late of St. John's, 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 him the said Charles W. H. Tessier as such Administrator or to the hands or possession of any other person, or persons, for him and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the Nineteenth day of December next ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, and all other the Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, at the time of his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of him the said Charles W. H. Tessier or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true account of his said Administration, on or before the Nineteenth day of June which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-Seven and afterwards from time to time as he shall be lawfully required. And all the rest, residue, and remainder of the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, which shall be found remaining upon the said Administration Account, the same being examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of in due course of Administration, or in such a manner as the said Court shall direct; then this obligation to be void and of no effect, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue.
Signed and Sealed Chas. W. H. Tessier
After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges there of for
Robert J. Kent
I hereby Certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been posted in my Office from the day of the date thereof to this date and that no caveat or other objection thereto has been filed or entered.
Dated at St. John's this 12th day of June Anno Domini 1886.
Geo. J. Adams
Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday February 10, 2018)
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