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Estate of James Walsh 1888
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
ST. JOHN'S }
Sworn before me, at St. John's, the Fanny Walsh
Estate of James Walsh
Dated 24th April 1888
Estate sworn under $1600.00
To the Honorable the Supreme Court
The Petition of William Walsh of St. John's, Cooper,
That Petitioner's father, James Walsh late of St. John's, Trader, died at St. John's in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty three leaving him surviving as next of kin, Mary wife of James Summers, Frances
to any one.
In the matter of the Estate of
Sworn before me at St. John's
In the matter of the
Petition of William
According to the consent
We the undersigned next of kin of the late James Walsh hereby consent that Letters of Administration to the Estate of the said James Walsh should be granted to Fanny Walsh, daughter of the said James Walsh.
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered, That on this 24th day of April 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 Frances Walsh of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, Spinster, James Power of same place, Licensed Publican and William Ellis of same place, Mason, 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 Three 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:--
NOW THE CONDITION OF THIS OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That if the above bounden Frances Walsh as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of James Walsh late of St. John's, Trader, 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 Frances Walsh 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 24th day of October 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 Frances Walsh 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 24th day of April which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-nine 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 Fanny Walsh (Seal)
Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday October 13, 2018)
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