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Estate of Philip Waters 1886
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered, That on this Eighteenth day of November in the 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 Catherine Berrigan of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, widow, William Sinnott of same place, Farmer and John Dawson of same place, Shop-Keeper 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 Twelve hundred 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 Catherine Berrigan as Administratrix,d.b.n. of the Estate and Effects of Philip Waters late of St. John's, Farmer, 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 Catherine Berrigan 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 eighteenth day of May 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 Catherine Berrigan 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 fifteenth day of November 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 Catherine X (her mark) Berrigan
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
ST. JOHN'S }
Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 18th day of Catherine X (her mark) Berrigan
Geo. J. Adams
Estate of Philip Waters
Dated 18th November 1886
Admin d.b.n. granted to
Estate sworn under $600.00
To the Honorable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof.
The Petition of Catherine Berrigan of St. John's, Widow
That your petitioner's father Plilip Waters died at St. John's aforesaid upwards of forty years ago leaving him surviving a son Patrick Waters and your petitioner.
Sworn before me at St. John's this Catherine X (her mark) Berrigan
In the matter of the
Petition of Catherine Berrigan
After three days from the date hereof, application will be made to the Supreme Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the Estate of Philip Waters, late of St. John's, Farmer, deceased, to be granted to Catherine Berrigan of St. John's, Widow, the daughter of the deceased.
I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been duly posted in my office from the day of the date thereof until this date and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
Geo. J. Adams
Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Tuesday December 19, 2017)
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