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Estate of Ellen Ward 1899
After 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 to the Estate and Effects of Ellen Ward late of St. Johns married woman to be granted to Robert Ward of St. Johns Labourer husband of the deceased.
St. Johns June 21st A.D. 1899
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 that no caveat or other objection has
been entered thereto.
Geo. J. Adams
To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof.
The Petition of Robert Ward of Saint Johns, Gentleman.
Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Administration to the Estate of said deceased may be granted to him.
Sworn at St. Johns afd his
In the matter of
Mr. Butler has ???ed
Wood Kelly & Mews
(Written to the right of the above:)
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
So help me God
Sworn, at St. John's, aforesaid his
W. F. Farrell
Estate of Ellen Ward
Letters of Administration granted to
Dated July 5, 1899
Sureties John Marshall
Estate sworn under $300.00
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Written sideways in the left margin:)
Be it Remembered That on this day of June in the 63rd 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 nine
Personally appeared Robert Ward of St. Johns Gentleman, John Marshall also of St. Johns, mason, and Alexander Rose of St. Johns Machinist, 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 Six hundred dollars to be had, made and levied on her 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 Robert Ward as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Ellen Ward late of St. Johns, 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 the said Robert Ward 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 26th day of December 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 into the hands or possession of him the said Robert Ward 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 26th day of June which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand nine hundred 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.
Signed and sealed his
W. F. Farrell
In the Sup Ct
In the matter of the
W. F. Farrell
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday July 27, 2018)
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