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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Margaret Dawson

 

Margaret Dawson
          1894

The Estate of Margaret Dawson 1894
From LDS microfilm 2057392

 

AFFIDAVIT.
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In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
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NEWFOUNDLAND,          } I James Dawson of St. John's
St. John's ToWit                  } in the Central District Draper
Do swear that I believe that Margaret Dawson late of St. John's aforesaid, Married Woman,
          ----------------------------------------------------------------------
Deceased without a Will; and that I will well and truly administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased and pay her Debts so far as her 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 Court, 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, of which she died possessed, within the jurisdiction of this Court, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Eight thousand ----------------------- Dollars.

So help me GOD.

Sworn before me, at St. John's          }
this 8th day of                                   }
January A.D., 1894                           } James Dawson

Geo. J. Adams
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Commissioner of Affidavits,
Supreme Court.

 

1894

Estate of Margaret Dawson
late of St. John's
in the Central District
Married Woman deceased.
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Admin. Granted to
James Dawson
of St. John's
in the
Central District
Draper
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Dated
9th January 1894
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Sureties. Wm C. Job
Fenwick Crane

Estate sworn under $8000.00

 

Certificate

I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written was posted in my Office on the day of the date thereof and has remained there until this date and that no Caveat or other objection has been entered thereto
St. John's 5 January 1894
Geo J. Adams
A.C.of.C

Certified by official stamp of Registrar's Office, St. John's, Newfoundland - dated 5 JAN, 1894

Dawson was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of your Honorable Court of the probable value of Eight Thousand Dollars; Your petitioner is the husband of the said Margaret Dawson.

Probate of the will nor administration to this estate of the said Margaret Dawson has not been granted forth of This Honorable Court.

Your petitioner therefore prays that letters of administration to the Estate and Effects of the said Margaret Dawson late of St. John's Married woman deceased may be granted to him by the Honorable Court and as in duty bound Your petitioner will ever pray &c &c &c

Dated at St. John's this 5th day of January 1894
James Dawson

 

(This portion written sideways on the trifold)

Notice

Three days from the date here of application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of administration to the estate and effects of Margaret Dawson late of St. John's Married woman deceased to be granted to James Dawson husband of deceased.

Dated at St. John's this 2nd day of January 1894
Martin W. Furlong
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Solicitor for applicant

Initialled GJA. ACofC.
Official Stamp of Registrar's Office, St. John's, Newfoundland
Dated 2 JAN. 1894

(This portion written on centre of trifold in usual manner)
Supreme Court

In the matter of the Estate
of Margaret Dawson
late of St. John's Married
woman deceased.
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Petition for administration
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Fiat
January 4/94
J.S. Winters J.

 

(Note: This page appears to be the complete form and that (Certificate) has the latter portion recorded.)

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

To the Honorable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof.

The petition of James Dawson of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland Draper

Humbly Sheweth

That Margaret Dawson wife of your petititioner died intestate at St. John's aforesaid on the 27th day of December last.

That at the time of her death the said Margaret Dawson was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of your Honorable Court of the probable value of Eight thousand dollars. Your petitioner is the husband of the said Margaret Dawson.

Probate of the will nor administration to this estate of the said Margaret Dawson has not been granted forth of This Honorable Court.

Your petitioner therefore prays that letters of administration to the Estate and Effects of the said Margaret Dawson late of St. John's Married woman deceased may be granted to him by this Honorable Court and as in duty bound Your petitioner will ever pray &c &c &c

Dated at St. John's this 5th day of January 1894

James Dawson

 

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

In the matter of the Estate of Margaret
Dawson
late of St. John's Married
woman deceased.

Newfoundland          }
St. John's S.S.           }
I James Dawson of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland Draper make oath and say that I am the petitioner in the foregoing petition named and that the several matters and things therein contained are just correct and true.

Sworn before me at St. John's          }
This-----J(?) 5th day of                     }
January 1894                                   } James Dawson

Geo. J. Adams
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Comm of

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
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Be it Remembered, that on this Eight day of January in the fifty seventh 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 Ninety-four personally appeared James Dawson of St. John's in the Central District Draper, William C. Job of the same place Merchant and Fenwick Crane of the same place Accountant 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 Sixteen 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 James Dawson----------as Administrator

of the Estate and Effects of Margaret Dawson late of St. John's aforesaid, Married woman 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 James Dawson 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, into the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the Eighth day of July 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 to the hands or possession of him the said James Dawson ---------- 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 Eight day of January which will be in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety-five and afterwards from time to time as he shall be lawfully required. And all the rest, residue, and remainder of the said Adminis-tration account, the same being examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of in a due course of Administration, or in such 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          }
In the presence of                      } James Dawson
Geo. J. Adams                            William C. Job
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Comm of C.                                 Fenwick Crane
(Three stamps/seals affixed.)

 

 

Page transcribed by Josephine Gazley

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday September 21, 2017)

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