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SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
I do swear that I believe John White late of Carbonear in the Northern District of Newfoundland Fisherman 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 Courr, within six months after 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 one thousand dollars
Sworn before me }
"Sworn before me" }Geo. J. Adams
Dated May 7th 1886
Admin. Granted to
Est. sworn under
Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this Seventh day of May in the 48th 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 Levi Herald of Carbonear in the Northern District Fisherman, William Henry Davis of Carbonear Block maker and George Soper of same place Fisherman and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Successors, in the penal Sum of Two 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:--
Signed and Sealed in the }
Elizabeth Herald of Carbonear wife of George Herald do hereby c??ent to my son Levi Herald ??aining administration ?h? our name to estate of my late father John White of Carbonear Fisherman deceased. as all my brothers are dead save Alfred White who lives in Bonne Bay
Dated at Carbonear ? day of May AD 1886
To The Honorable the Supreme Court on Circuit
The petition of Levi Herald of Carbonear Fisherman
That John White late of Carbonear of Fisherman the father of your petitioners mother Elisabeth Herald died at that place about thirty five years ago, leaving him surviving his daughter the said Elisabeth Herald, and other daughters Mary and Margaret and Sarah of whom Mary and Sarah are dead, and three sons William who is dead, Levi who is also dead and Alfred who is now living at Bonne Bay out of the Jurisdictin of this Honorable Court. That the said John White at the time of his death left certain land house premises and appurtenances at Carbonear aforesaid of the probalb value of four hundred dollars and penoral property to the probalb value of an hundred dollars.
In the Supreme Court on Circuit
In the matter of the estate of
Sworn at Harbor
In the Supreme Court
In the estate of John
Petition for Administration
Filed May 6/86
Page transcribed by Kathleen Noseworthy
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday October 06, 2017)
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