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Guardianship request for children of Patrick Feehan
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered, That on this 28th day of July in the Fifty-Eighth 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 Bridget Mary Feehan of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland Widow of the late Peter Feehan John Geary of St. John's Cooper and James Aylward of St. John's Farmer ---------------------------------------------------------- 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 Two thousand 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 bounded Bridget Mary Feehan— shall duly and faithfully act as Guardian of the Estate and Effects of Mary, Pierce, Catherine, William and John Feehan
Minors under the age of twenty-one years, and shall and do pay and dispose of such Estate 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 } Bridget Mary Feehan
Jos P Carty
Seals affixed to the left of each signature.
Estate of Mary Pierce
Letter of Guardianship granted to
Sureties John Geary
Bond for $250000
To the Honourable the Supreme
The petition of Bridget Mary Feehan of St. John's aforesaid widow of the late Peter Feehan heretofore of St. John's aforesaid carpenter
1 That your petitioner's late husband the said Peter Feehan died in Boston in The United States of America on the twenty eighth day of February last intestate.
Mary aged 19 years (nineteen)
Bridget Mary Feehan
I, Bridget Mary Feehan at present of St. John's aforesaid widow maketh oath and say that the mat-ters and things contained in my petition above written dated the (line crossed out) Twenty third day of July A.D. 1894 are correct and true
Crossed out line initialed GJA Comm of C
In the estate of }
Let the Petitioner
Page Transcribed by Josephine Gazley
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday November 22, 2017)
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