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1929 Estate File Petition
John Power


To the Honourable the Supreme Court or one
of the Honourable the Judges thereof.

The Petition of Martin Power of Paradise, Merchant.


  1. John Power late of Paradise aforesaid, planter, died there on or about the 14th day of February 1925 intestate.
  2. The said intestate left him surviving as sole next of kin your petitioner, his son.
  3. A just full and true inventory and valuation of the property of the intestate at the time of his death situate within the jurisdiction of your Honourable Court and as far as your petitioner can at present ascertain are set forth in the paper-writing hereto annexed marked "A".
  4. No letters of Administration to the estate of nor Letters of Probate of any Will of the said John Power have issued from your Honourable Court.

Your petitioner prays that Letters of Administration to the estate of the said John Power be granted to him and as in duty bound will ever pray do.

Dated this 4th day of February 1929.

Martin J. Power

St. John's to-wit:

I, Martin Power of Paradise the petitioner named in the foregoing petition make oath and say that the matters and things therein set forth are just and true to the best of my knowledge information and belief.

Martin J. Power

Sworn before me at St. John's
Newfoundland this 5th day of
February A.D. 1929.
Robert Alsop

Note: there is handwriting in the left hand margin that I cannot decipher. I can read the date which says July 11/29.



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