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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
Alexander McKenzie


Alexander McKenzie



To Wit.

I do swear that I believe that Alexander McKenzie, late of Bay Islands in the Southern District of Newfoundland, Stipendiary Magistrate, 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 said 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 four hundred and twenty dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's,
the 12th day of July in the year
of Our Lord One Thousand                                                  P. Emerson
Eight Hundred and Eighty-Six.

Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits



Estate of
Alexander McKenzie
late of Bay of Islands
in the Southern District
Stipendiary Magistrate,

Dated 12th July 1886

Admin granted to
Prescott Emerson of
St. John's.
Estate sworn under




I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been posted up in my office from the date thereof to the present and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
St. John's          June 28th 1886
Geo. I. Adams



Three days after the date hereof application will be made to one of the Honorable the Judges of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland for Letters of Administration to the Estate of Alexander McKenzie late of Bay of Islands in the Southern District of Newfoundland, Stipendiary Magistrate, deceased to be granted to Susan Austen McKenzie, Widow of said deceased Alexander McKenzie.
St. John's          June 18th 1886
J. A. Clift
Proctor for Widow.

(Initials in the margin of this page) G. I. A.


The Honorable Sir Fredrick B. T. Carter, K. C. M. G,
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland,
or to one of The Honorable the Assistant Judges thereof:

          The Petition of Susan Austen McKenzie of Bay of Islands in the Southern District of Newfoundland, Widow,

Humbly Sheweth

That your Petitioner's Husband, Alexander McKenzie late of Bay of Islands aforesaid, Stipendiary Magistrate, died at that place on or about the Sixteenth day of May last past, leaving him surviving your Petitioner and two children, namely Mary Isabelle McKenzie aged 18 years (Eighteen) and Alice Cary McKenzie aged 13 years (thirteen).
That the said Alexander McKenzie deceased was at the time of his decease possessed of property and effects of the probable value of Four Hundred and Twenty Dollars within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court.
That the said Alexander McKenzie died without having made any Will.
That no Probate or administration has as yet been granted to said Estate.
Your Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Administration to said Estate may be granted to her upon her giving the usual Security.
And as in duty bound she will ever pray.
Dated at Bay of Islands this thirteenth day of June A. D. 1886
Susan Austen McKenzie
Witness: Lawrence Barron


Supreme Court
Bay of Islands
to Wit                    }
Susan Austen McKenzie of Bay of Islands aforesaid, the Petitioner within named maketh oath and saith that contents of the within written petition are to the best of her knowledge and belief correct and true.

Sworn before me at Bay of Islands                              Susan Austen McKenzie
aforesaid this Thirteenth day of
June A.D. 1886.
Lawrence Barron
Comm. of Supreme Court
& of Affidavits.


Supreme Court

In the matter of the Estate of
Alexander McKenzie late of Bay
of Islands, Stipendiary Magistrate

Petition of Widow for Letters of

Fiat J. J. Little A. J.
18 July/86

Filed June 28/86


Administration to this Estate is granted to P. Emerson S????, Jr.,  Chief C & Rgr of this Court.

J. J. Little, A. J.
8 July/86



Page transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday September 07, 2017)

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