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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Stephen James

 

Stephen James
          1886

Estate of Stephen James 1886
From LDS microfilm #2057543

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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ST. JOHN'S }
To Wit          } I do swear that I believe that Stephen James, late of Brigus, Conception Bay in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland, Planter, deceased, died without a Will; and that I 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 I will exhibit a true, full, and perfect Inventory of the Goods of the deceased, and render a true account of my Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within six months from the date hereof, or when I 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 my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Five Hundred dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the                    Patrick M. James
16th day of December, in the year
of our Lord One Thousand Eight
Hundred and Eighty-six.
Otto Emerson
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

1886

Estate of Stephen James
late of Brigus, Conception Bay
in the Northern District,
Planter, deceased.

Dated December 16:1886

Admin___ granted to Patrick
Michael James
of Brigus
aforesaid, Planter.

Sureties Augustus F. Goodridge
and Alexander Shirran.

Estate sworn under $500.00

 

 

Notice

After three days, application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for letters of administration of the estate of Stephen James, late of Brigus, Planter, deceased, to be granted to Patrick Michael James, his son.
          St. John's November 18th 1886
(OE)                    Robert J. Kent
                             Proctor

 

 

I certify that the notice written other side hereof written has been posted in the office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar from the day of the date thereof to this date and that no caveat or other objection thereto has been filed or entered.
          St. John's, November 23rd 1886
Geo. J. Adams
A.C., S.C.

 

 

This is the paper writing marked A referred to in the annexed petition.

In the matter of granting letters of
Administration to the Estate of
Stephen James, late of Brigus in
Conception Bay, Planter, deceased.

          We, the undersigned Mary James, the widow of the said deceased Joseph James and William Edmund James, son of the said deceased, do and each of us doth hereby consent that administration of his estate be granted by the Supreme Court to his son Patrick Michael James as prayed for in the annexed petition.
Dated at St. John's this 18th day of November A.D. 1886.
Witness having been first
read over and explained.                              Mary her X mark James
Robert J. Kent                                            William B. James

 

 

Supreme Court

In the matter of the Estate of
Stephen James, late of Brigus,
Planter, deceased.

Robert J. Kent of St. John's, Solicitor, maketh oath and saith that he was present and saw the parties named in the consent in this matter written on the other side hereof duly sign the same, Mary James by affixing her mark thereto after the said consent had been read over and explained to her and William Edward James by writing his own name thereto.

Sworn before me at St. John's                              Robert J. Kent
the 23rd day of November A.D. 1886.
O. Emerson
Commissioner

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered, That on this 16th day of December in the Forty 50th 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 Patrick Michael James of Brigus, Conception Bay, Planter, Augustus F. Goodridge and Alexander Shirran, both of Saint John's, Merchants, 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 One Thousand 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 Patrick Michael James as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Stephen James late of Brigus aforesaid, 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 him the said Patrick Michael James 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 16th day of June 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 Patrick Michael James 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 her said Administration, on or before the 16th day of December 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                                       Patrick Michael James (Seal)
in presence of                                              A. F. Goodridge (Seal)
Otto Emerson                                            Alex F. Shirran (Seal)
Commissioner

 

 

To the Honorable the Supreme Court or to
any one of the Honorable the Judges thereof.

The petition of Patrick Michael James of Brigus in Conception Bay, Planter,

Humbly Sheweth

That Stephen James, formerly of Brigus aforesaid planter was drowned at Labrador on or about the twenth ninth day of July last past.
That he died intestate and left him surviving his Widow Mary James, three sons namely your Petitioner and William Edward who are of full age and Stephen who is still under the age of twenty one years and two daughters namely Elizabeth, married to Edward Murphy of Brigus aforesaid, planter and Mary who is still unmarried.
That all of the said parties are resident within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court.
That the said Stephen James died possessed of property situate within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court of the probable value of about threefour hundred dollars.
That as appears by the paper writing hereto annexed and marked A, the said Mary James, Widow of the said Intestate deceased and the said William Edward, his son, have each consented and agreed that administration of the estate and effects of the said Stephen James, deceased, be granted to your Petitioner.
That no probate or administration of the estate of the said deceased have been thereto granted.
Petitioner therefore prays that administration of the Estate of the said Stephen James, deceased, may be granted unto him and as in duty bound she will ever pray &c &c.
Dated at S. John's this 23rd day of November A.D. 1886.

Robert J. Kent                                        Patrick Michael James
Proctor for Petitioner

 

 

Supreme Court
Probate Side

In the matter of the Estate of
Stephen James, formerly of
Brigus in Conception Bay,
Planter, deceased.

          Patrick Michael James of Brigus in Conception Bay, Planter, but at present in St. John's, maketh oath and saith that he is the Petitioner in the foregoing petition in this matter named and that the several matters and things in the said petition set forth are just, correct and true.

Sworn before me at St. John's                              Patrick Michael James
this 23rd day of November A.D. 1886.
O. Emerson
Commissioner

 

 

1886

Supreme Court
Probate Side

In the matter of the estate of
Stephen James, formerly of
Brigus in Conception Bay,
Planter, deceased.

Petition for Administration

Filed Nov 24/86

Fiat
F. B. T. Carter
Ch. J.

Robert J. Kent
Proctor

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday October 13, 2018)

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