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Estate of Isaac Caines 1895
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
So help me God
Estate of Isaac Caines
Admin granted to
Dated 21st January 1895
Sureties John Silver,
Estate sworn under $2700.00
Three days from the date hereof application
will be made to the Honourable the Supreme
Court or to one of the Honourable the Judges
thereof for Letters of Administration of the Es-tate of Isaac Caines late of Bonne Bay in the
Southern District of the Island of Newfoundland
Trader deceased to be granted to Maria Caines widow of said deceased.
(Illegible initials) Morison Morine & Gibbs
I hereby certify that the notice on the
other side hereof written has been posted
in my office from the date thereof to
this date and that no caveat or other
objection has been entered thereto.
Alex'r J. W. McNeily
To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof
The Petition of Maria Caines of the Bonne Bay District of St. Barbe, Widow
Respectfully Sheweth as follows :-
Isaac Caines late of Bonne Bay Trader died there on or about the fourth day of February A.D. 1890 intestate leaving him surviving your petitioner, his widow, and two children, namely Thomas Caines and Catherine wife of Joseph Goosney.
The said deceased at the time of his death was possessed of property of the probable value of Two thousand seven hundred dollars.
No administration of the Estate of said deceased has been granted to any person.
Petitioner therefore prays that Administration of the Estate of said deceased may be granted to her
Dated at Bonne Bay this 7th day of August A.D. 1894
In the Supreme Court
Sworn at Bonne Bay this
In the Supreme Court
In the matter of the Estate
Petition for Admn
J. J. Little
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this Thirty first day of December in the 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 five personally appeared Maria Caines of Bonne Bay, Widow, John Silver Merchant, John P. Haliburton Merchant, Charles Moores Planter, Hugh McKenzie 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 Five thousand four hundred dollars to be had, made and levied on his 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 Maria Caines as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of late of Isaac Caines late of Bonne Bay, 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 Maria Caines 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 31st day of May 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 Maria Caines 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 31st day of December 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 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 John Silver
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday June 22, 2018)
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