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William R. Elworthy
Estate of William R. Elworthy 1894
I do swear that I believe that William R. Elworthy late of Salmon Point Pinware River, Trader
deceased died with---------- a Will; and that I will well and truly administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased, and pay his Debts so far as his 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 he 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 Fourteen Thousand one Hundred Dollars.
Sworn before me, at St. John's }
Alex J.W. McNeily
Estate of Wm R Elworthy
Dated Sept 17, 1894
Sureties. Edward Botwood
After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof for Letters of administration cum testament annexo to the Estate and effects of William R. Elworthy late of Salmon Point, Pinware River, Trader, deceased, to be granted to Alice Elworthy of same place widow of deceased.
S' Johns August 28th, 1894
I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof has been posted in the office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar from the day of the date thereof to the day of the date hereof and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
Stamp affixed dated St. John's ? Sep 1894 - faded out - unable to read printing.
1894 "A" Will of William R. Elworthy
This being my last Will and Testament in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and ninety four, I give and bequeath to my two sons William Henry Elworthy and John Thomas Elworthy all my right and Interest of the Salmon fishery in Pinware River with all the Nets, Roads, Anchors and every thing belonging to the Salmon fishery with stores and contents.
In the Supreme Court
Sworn at Saint Johns }
To the Honourable the Supreme Court of
The petition of Alice Elworthy of Salmon Point Pinware River at present of Saint John's Widow
Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of administration with the said Will annexed of the estate and effects of said deceased may be granted to her.
In the Supreme Court
Sworn at Saint Johns } Alice Elworthy
In the Supreme Court
In the matter of the
Petition of administration
(Following found on page to the right of above:)
Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
Be it Remembered,
Now the Conditions of this Obligation is such, that if the above bounden Alice Elworthy as Administratrix with the will annexed ---------------- of the Estate and Effects of William R. Elworthy late of Salmon Point Pinware River Labrador 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 Alice Elworthy as such administratrix cum testament annexo 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 into the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the eighth 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 to the hands or possession of her, the said Alice Elworthy Administratrix as aforesaid 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 eighth day of September which will be in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety Five 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 Effect, 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 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.
J.W. McNeily Edward Botwood
Note: Three seals affixed - one by each signature.
Page transcribed by Josephine Gazley
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday October 05, 2017)
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