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Estate of Susanna Miller 1888
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Sworn before me, at Trinity, X
Gilbert Hy. Cole
Estate of Susanna Miller
late of St. Trinity
In the Northern District
Dated 22nd December 1888
Estate sworn under
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this 13th day of December in the 52nd 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 Benjamin Miller of Trinity Shopkeeper, Samuel J. Maidment, and Richard Hiscock 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 five 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 Benjamin Miller as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Susanna Miller late of Trinity aforesaid Widow 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 Benjamin Miller 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 thirteenth day of June 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 her death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of him the said Benjamin Miller 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 13th day of December 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 Benj'n Miller
I certify that the notice on the other side
hereof written was posted in my office
the day of the date thereof and has
remained there until this day and that
no caveat or other objection has been
After three days application will be
made to the Honourable the Supreme
Court or to one of the Honourable the
Judges thereof for letters of Administration
of the Estate and Effects of Susanna Miller late of Trinity, Widow deceased
to be granted to her son Benjamin Miller of Trinity aforesaid Shopkeeper
To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof.
The petition of Benjamin Miller of Trinity in the Northern district Shopkeeper
That Susanna Miller late of Trinity aforesaid widow deceased mother of your Petitioner died there on or about the twenty second day of June AD 1885 intestate, leaving her surviving your petitioner as her only next of kin.
That said deceased at the time of her death was possessed of property of the probable value of two hundred dollars
That no Probate of any will nor administration of the estate of said deceased has been granted to any person
Petitioner therefore humbly prays that Letters of Administration of the estate of said deceased may be granted to him
Dated at Trinity this thirteenth day of December AD 1888
Sworn before me
In the matter of
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday January 18, 2018)
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