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Estate of Edmund Elliott 1886
After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court or one of the Honorable Judges thereof for letters of Administration of the estate and effects of Edmund Elliot, late of Change Islands in the Northern District, Planter, deceased, to be granted to Emily Elliott of Change Islands aforesaid, widow of the said late Edmund Elliott.
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.
Geo. J. Adams
To the Honorable Sir F.B.T.Carter K.C.M.G.
The Petition of Emily Elliott of Change Islands, in the Northern District of Newfoundland, Widow,
That One Edmund Elliott, late of Change Islands in the said Northern District, Planter, and Husband of your Petitioner was drowned out of the Schooner "Guiding Star" on his passage from Saint John's to Change Islands on Thursday the twenty ninth day of October, one thousand, eight hundred, and eighty five, aged about sixty years.
aged 26 years married, Andrew? aged 24 years, single, Edmund aged 22 years single and Henry, aged 9 years, minor, and all residing at Change Islands aforesaid.
Dated at Fogo, Newfoundland, the Emily her X mark Elliott
Emily Elliott of Change Islands in the District aforesaid, Widow, the Petitioner within named, maketh oath and saith that the several matters and things stated and set forth in the within Petition are just and true to the best of Deponents knowledge and belief and that the said Edmund Elliott was drowned from on board the Schooner "Guiding Star" while on his passage from Saint John's to Change Islands aforesaid (within the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland) where he had afixed (sic) place of abode at the time of his death.
Sworn before me at Fogo this Emily her X mark Elliott
We the undersigned children of Edmund Elliott, late of Change Islands, Planter, Deceased, being over age, do hereby authorise(sic) and appoint our mother Emily Elliott to be sole Administratrix of the Estate of our late father, the said Edmund Elliott.
Signed and sealed in presence of Thirza Elliott 28 (seal)
Specification and Estimated Valuation of the Money and other property of the
late Edmund Elliott of Change Islands in the Northern District of Newfoundland
We hereby certify that the foregoing statement is a true and correct account of the money and property of the late Edmund Elliott of Change Islands, deceased.
In presence of Thirza Elliott
In re Estate of
Petition of Admn
SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
Be it Remembered, That on this twentieth day of July in the
NOW THE CONDITION OF THIS OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That if the above bounden Emily Elliott as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Edmund Elliott late of Change Islands, 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 her the said Emily Elliott as such Administratrix or to the hands or possession of any other person, or persons, for her and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the *twentieth day of January 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 her the said Emily Elliott or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for her shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true account of her said Administration, on or before the **Twentieth day of July which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-Seven and afterwards from time to time as she 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 having first Emily her X mark Elliott
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Sworn before me, at *St. John's Fogo , the Emily her X mark) Elliott
Estate of Edmund Elliott
Dated 23rd August 1886
Admin____ granted to
Estate sworn under $6500.00
Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday October 13, 2018)
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