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John A. Edens
Estate of John A. Edens 1889
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Thos J. Edens
Sworn before me, at St. John's
Estate of John A. Edens
Admin granted to
Dated 11th March 1889.
Estate sworn under $10,500.00.
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered, That on this the ninth day of March in the Fifty Second 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-nine personally appeared Thomas J. Edens of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, Merchant, William P. Walsh of same place, Merchant and John Harris of St. John's aforesaid, Merchant, 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 Twenty One 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 Thomas J. Edens as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of John A. Edens late of St. John's, Merchant, 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 Thomas J. Edens 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 ninth day of September 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 him the said Thomas J. Edens 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 ninth day of March which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety 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 Thos. J. Edens (Seal)
After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court or to one of the Judges of said Court for Letters of Administration to the Estate of John Aynge Edens of St. John's Newfoundland, Merchant, to be granted to his son Thomas John Edens.
To the Honorable the Supreme Court of
The Petition of Thomas John Edens of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Merchant
That your Petitioner's father John Aynge Edens, late of St. John's aforesaid, departed this life on the fourteenth day of February instant, intestate, leaving him surviving no widow, his wife having predeceased him but leaving two children only viz: your Petitioner and his brother George W.
Edens who is now and has been for over four years residing in the United States of America, both of whom are over the age of twenty one years.
have been granted to the Estate of the said deceased.
In the Supreme Court
In re Estate of John Aynge Edens
In re Estate of
Petition of Letters
Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Monday October 22, 2018)
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