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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Richard Morgan

 

Richard Morgan
          1886

Estate of Richard Morgan 1886
From LDS microfilm #2057237

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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St. John's }
TO WIT   } I do swear that I believe Richard Morgan, late of Port de Grave, 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 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 Two hundred and fifty dollars.

Sworn before me, at Saint John's,
this thirtieth day of November,            Esau X (his mark) Morgan
in the year of our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and Eighty Six, having
first been read and explained.
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner

 

1886
Estate of Richard Morgan
Late of Port de Grave
In the Northern District,
Planter, deceased.

Administration granted to
Esau Morgan of
Port de Grave.

Sureties
Jacob Morgan
Eli Dawe

Dated 21st Novr 1888
Estate sworn under $250.00

 

 

To the Honourable the Supreme Court on Circuit at Harbor Grace.

The Petition of Esau Morgan of Port de Grave, Fisherman

Humbly Sheweth

          That Richard Morgan, late of Port de Grave, Fisherman, died there about thirty three years ago leaving him surviving his widow Grace Morgan, Six sons (1) John (2) Nathaniel (3) William S??? decd (4) Richard (5) Petitioner (6) Jacob and three daughters namely (1) Ann, wife of John Morgan (2) Bridget, wife of Solomon Morgan and (3) Mary Jane, wife of Charles Tucker. That said Richard Morgan died intestate and was at the time of his death possessed of property of the probable value of two hundred dollars and had a fixed place of abode within the jurisdiction of this Court.
          That the said widow and three daughters and one of the sons of said deceased have assigned their shares of said Estate to Petitioner as will appear from the document herewith produced.
          That no administration of the Estate of said deceased has been granted to any person.
          Petitioner therefore prays that he may be appointed Administrator of the Estate of said deceased. Harbour Grace, May 7/86

his
Esau X Morgan
mark

 

Supreme Court
on N Circuit
at Harbor Grace

Harbor Grace }
To wit             } Esau Morgan of Port de Grave, Fisherman, the Petitioner named in the foregoing Petition maketh oath and saith that the several matters and things therein contained are correct and true.

his
Esau X Morgan
mark

Sworn before me at Harbor Grace this
7th day of May AD 1886 having first
been read and explained.
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner

 

Superior Court
Harbor Grace

In the matter of the Estate
of Richard Morgan, late of
Port de Grave, Fisherman,
Deceased.

Petition for Administration
Fiat
N. J. Pinsent
???

Morison

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered, That on this fifth day of May in the Fifty First 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 Eight personally appeared Esau Morgan of Port de Grave, Fisherman, Jacob Morgan of the same place, Fisherman and Eli Dawe of Coley's Point, Planter 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 Four Hundred and Forty 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 Esau Morgan as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Richard Morgan, late of Port de Grave, 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 Esau Morgan 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 5 fifth day of November 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 Esau Morgan 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 fifth day of May which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Nine 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----------                    Esau X (his mark) Morgan
--------in presence of                              Jacob Morgan
G. W. R. Hessl???                                 Eli Dawe
Commissioner, Sup Court.

 

Bonds
In re Richard Morgan's
Estate

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday December 21, 2017)

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