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Estate of William Dawley 1895
Supreme Court of Newfoundland on Circuit
So help me God
Sworn before me, at Harbor
Jos. P. Carty
189 (Exact year not given)
Estate of William Dawley
Admin granted to
Dated May 2, 1895
Sureties Michael Scanlan
Estate sworn under $200.00
To the Hon. Sir F.B.T. Carter K.C.M.G. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court or one of the Hon. the Assistant Judges thereof.
The Petition of Patrick Dawley of Harbor Grace, fisherman
That your Petitioner's Father, the late William Dawley, late of Harbor Grace aforesaid deceased died at that place on the eleventh day of February in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and ninety two? Intestate.
death the said William Dawley was possessed of property of the probable value of Two hundred dollars.
Hr. Grace 11th Dec'r / 94 Patrick Dawley
In the Supreme Court
Sworn before me at Hr. Grace
W. J. Lynch
??? Adm'n of the Estate of
Petition for adm'n
After three days application will
be made to the Hon. Supreme Court on
Circuit at Harbor Grace for
Letters of Administration to the
Estate of the late William Dawley late of Harbor Grace fisherman deceased
to be granted to Richard Dawley eldest son of said deceased
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this 2nd day of May 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 Patrick Dawley of Harbor Grace in the Northern District fisherman, Michael Scanlan of Harbor Grace aforesaid fisherman Robert Gardiner also of Harbor Grace, fisherman 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 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 Patrick Dawley as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of William Dawley late of Harbor Grace fisherman 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 Patrick Dawley 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 2nd day of November 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 Patrick Dawley 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 2nd day of May which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and ninety six 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.
Jos. P. Carty
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday June 30, 2018)
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