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Estate of Mary Whalen 1899
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
So help me God
Sworn, at St. John's aforesaid, Annie English
W. F. Farrell
Estate of Mary Whelan
Letters of Administration granted to
Dated June 8th, 1899
Sureties Edward English
Estate sworn under $200.00
The Hon'r Joseph J. Little Chief Justice
Geo. J. Adams
(Transcriber's Note: This page features a clear document from the Office of the Minister of Finance.)
Crest of the Government of Newfoundland
IN RE ESTATE In the Supreme Court
In pursuance of the provisions of "The Death Duties Acts 1914 to 1916," and Amendments thereof, I hereby certify that the value of the said estate, after making allowance for debts incurred during the life time of the deceased and due and payable at the time of her death was $ ?878.64 (cannot decipher the first digit in this figure) and that the sum of $97.56 being the duties specified in the Schedule of the said Acts have been duly paid, and the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged.
Dated at St. Johns this (Cannot read day or month) 1923
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this 7th day of June 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 Annie English of St John's Married Woman Albert H. Martin of St. Johns Merchant and Edward English of Same Place ??? ??? ??? 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 three 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 Annie English as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Mary Whelan late of St. Johns Spinster 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 Annie English 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 7th day of January 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 her the said Administratrix 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 7th day of June which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand nine hundred 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 Albert H. Martin
I certify that the notice on the other
side hereof written has been posted
in my office from the day of the date
thereof until this date and that no
caveat or other objection has been
Three days after date hereof application will
be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court or
one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters
of Administration to the Estate of Mary Whelan late of Saint Johns Spinster deceased to be
granted to Annie English, sister of deceased.
To the Honorable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof
The Petition of Annie English of Saint Johns married woman
That Mary Whelan late of Saint Johns aforesaid spinster died at that place on the 26th day of October A.D. 1897 without a will
That your Petitioner is a sister of the deceased and that there are now living two other sisters, both resident beyond the jurisdiction of your Honorable Court, one at Paris, France and the other at Halifax, N.S.
That your Petitioner and the said sisters are the only next of kin of the deceased.
That at the time of her death the deceased was possessed of property of the probable value of One hundred and fifty dollars.
That deceased, for the past 20 years of her life was supported and maintained by your Petitioner and was for several years an invalid.
That no probate or administration has yet been granted to her estate.
Your petitioner therefore prays that your Lordships may be pleased toPage 2
grant her Letters of Administration to the Estate of the said Mary Whelan
And as in duty bound will ever pray.
Dated at Saint Johns aforesaid this 2nd day of November A.D. 1898
I Annie English of Saint Johns aforesaid, married woman, make oath and say as follows:
Sworn before me at Annie English
W. F. Farrell
In the Supreme Court
In the matter of the
Order granted as prayed
Geo. J. Adams
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday July 27, 2018)
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