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Estate of William Martin 1888
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
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 William Martin late of White Hills,
St. Johns Farmer deceased to be
granted to Caroline Martin - Widow
of said deceased
To the Honorable Sir Frederick B.T. Carter K.C.M.G. Knight Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honorable the Assistant Judges thereof
The Petition of Caroline Martin of St. Johns widow
That your Petitioners Husband William Martin late of White Hills in the Eastern District of St. Johns Farmer died at that place on or about the ninth day of October last past
That no Probate or Letters of administration has as yet been granted to said Estate
St. Johns }
Sworn before me
Geo I. Adams
In the matter of the Estate of
Petition of Widow
Filed Ap. 1 . 1887
Ja. Clift - Proctor -
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this Twenty sixth day of September in the 51st 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 Caroline Martin of St John's in the Central District of the Island of Newfoundland Widow, William Cook and Michael Connolly of same place Butcher 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 seven thousand nine hundred Dollars to be had, made and levied on his 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 Caroline Martin as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of William Martin late of St. Johns aforesaid 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 Caroline Martin 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 26th day of March 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 Caroline Martin 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 26th day of September which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight 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 Caroline Martin
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
ST. JOHN'S }
Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 26th day of
Estate of William Martin
late of St. Johns
In the Central District
Dated 10th January 1887
Admin granted to
Estate sworn under
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Monday December 25, 2017)
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