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Estate of Susan Carter 1886
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Sworn before me, at
Estate of Susan Carter
Dated May 3, 1886
Administration granted to
Estate sworn under $200.00.
Three days after the date hereof, application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the Estate of Susan Carter, Widow, late of Topsail in Conception Bay, deceased, to be granted to her son Charles G. H. Carter of Topsail aforesaid, Farmer.
(Initials in left margin:) Mc Neily & McNeily
I hereby certify that the notice written on the other side hereof has been posted in the office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar three days and that no caveat or other objection thereto has been filed therein.
To the Honourable the
The Petition of Charles G. H. Carter of Topsail, Farmer,
Your Petitioner, therefore prays that Letters of Administration to the Estate of the said Susan Carter be granted to your Petitioner.
And as in duty bound, your Petitioner will ever pray.
In the Supreme Court
Sworn before me
In the matter of the Estate of
SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
Be it Remembered, That on this Twenty Ninth day of April 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 G. H. Carter of Topsail in Conception Bay, Farmer, William LeDrew of Kelligrews, Farmer and Abram LeDrew of Kelligrews, Farmer 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 Three Hundred and Twenty 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 G. H. Carter as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Susan Carter, widow, late of Topsail, 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 G. H. Carter 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 Twenty Ninth day of October 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 her death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of him the said Charles G. H. Carter 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 Twenty Ninth day of April 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 Charles G. H. Carter
Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday February 10, 2018)
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