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Estate of Williiam Wilson 1899
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
So help me God
Sworn at St. John's, Mary Wilson
W. F. Farrell
Estate of William Wilson
Letters of Administration granted to
Dated 31st January 1899
Sureties M. W. Myrick?
Estate sworn under $4100.00
The Hon'r Jos. J. Little Chief Justice
Geo. J. Adams
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 Will of William Wilson late of St. Johns, Grocer deceased to be granted to Mary Wilson of the same place, wife of said deceased.
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To the Honorable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof.
The Petition of Mary Wilson, of St. Johns, Widow of William Wilson late of same place, Grocer, deceased.
That the said William Wilson died at St. Johns on or about the 10th day of January, instant, leaving him surviving besides your Petitioner, two sons, named respectively, Edward and James William, both of whom are minors.
The said William Wilson died intestate; and at the time of his death was possessed of property of the probable value of $4000.00
The administration of the Estate of the said William Wilson has been [sic] at any time granted by your Honorable Court.
Petitioner therefore prays that your Honorable Court, or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof, will be pleased to grant to her Letters of Administration of the Estate and Effects of the said William Wilson.
And as in duty bound your Petitioner will ever pray.
St. Johns January 30th A.D. 1899
Sworn before me at St. Johns aforesaid
In the matter of the
Fiat on usual security
Geo. H. Emerson J.
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this 31st day of January 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 Mary Wilson Widow, Michael W. Myrick Undertaker, Thomas Baker Storekeeper, all of St John's in the Central District, 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 Eight 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 Mary Wilson as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of William Wilson late of St. Johns aforesaid Grocer 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 Mary Wilson 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 July 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 Mary Wilson 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 January 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 M. W. Myrick
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday July 27, 2018)
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