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Estate of Sarah Weir 1899
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
So help me God
Sworn at St. John's, Wm. Weir
W. F. Farrell
Estate of Mary Weir
Letters of Administration granted to
Dated 27th March 1899
Sureties James Davis
Estate sworn under $500.00
The Hon'r Jos. J. Little Chief Justice
Geo. J. Adams
This is to certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been posted in the office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar from the date thereof until this date and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
After three days from date hereof application
will be made to the Honourable the Supreme
Court or one of their Lordships the Judges thereof
for Letters of Administration to the Estate
of Sarah Weir late of St. Johns in the Island of
Newfoundland, Married Woman, deceased,
to be granted to William Weir of St. Johns
aforesaid, Storekeeper, husband of the said
To the Honorable the Supreme Court or one of their Lordships, the Judges thereof.
The Petition of William Weir of Saint Johns in the Island of Newfoundland, Storekeeper.
Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays that Your Honorable Court or one
of your Lordships the Judges thereof will be pleased to grant unto him
Administration to the Estate and effects of the said Sarah Weir deceased.
W. M. Farrell
In the matter of
Petition for Administration
Fiat Mch 4 / 99
D. Morison J
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this 7th day of March in the 62nd 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 William Weir Storekeeper James Davis Storekeeper and James Weir 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 One thousand 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 William Weir as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Sarah Weir 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 William Weir 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 7th day of August 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 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 7th day of March 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 James Davis
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday July 27, 2018)
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