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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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James Eddy

 

James Eddy
          1888

 

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
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ST. JOHN'S} I do swear that I believe that James Eddy late of
To Wit         }Hants Harbor Trinity Bay in the Northern District Fisherman deceased, died with a Will; and that I will well and truly administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased and pay his debts, so far as his Goods will extend: and that I will exhibit a true, full and perfect Inventory of the said Goods of the deceased, and render a true account of my Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within six months from the date hereof, or when I shall be thereunto lawfully required; and that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said deceased which he died possessed of, within the jurisdiction of this Court,  do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of two hundred dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 13th day of                    his
March in the year of Our Lord One Thousand        Richard X Eddy
Eight Hundred and Eighty-Eight / having been                    mark
first read over and explained

Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

1888

Estate of James Eddy

late of Hants Harbor

In the Northern District

Fisherman deceased

Dated 13th March 1888

Admin          granted to

Richard Eddy
of St. Johns Fisherman

Sureties

Charles I. Barnes
Wm. Stanley

Estate sworn under

                $200. 00

 

 

Notice

After three days application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration of the Estate of James Eddy late of Hants Harbor Fisherman deceased to be granted to his Son Richard Eddy of St. Johns Fisherman

St. Johns February 8, 1888
D. Morrison
         Proctor for applicant

 

I certify that the notice on the other side hereof written was posted in my office on the day of the date thereof and has remained there until this day and that no Caveat or other objection has been entered thereto

                    St. Johns March ?, 1888

                     Geo. I. Adams
                              Af.s.c?

 

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

The Petition of Richard Eddy of Saint Johns Fisherman

Humbly Sheweth

          That James Eddy formerly of Hants Harbor in Trinity Bay Fisherman father of Petitioner died there upward of fifty years ago intestate leaving him surviving his widow Since deceased three Sons namely (1) James Since deceased leaving a widow (2) Reuben Since deceased leaving a widow and Children and (3) your petitioner and three daughters namely (1) Miriam now living at Hants Harbor (2) Mary Ann residing in America and (3) Eliza residing in England
That said deceased was possessed of property of the probable value of one hundred and Eighty dollars and no administration of his estate has been granted to any person
Petitioner therefore prays that Administration of the Estate of Said James Eddy deceased may be granted to him
And as in duty bound he will ever pray &c
Dated at Saint Johns this third day of March A D 1888

his
Richard X Eddy
mark

 

Supreme Court

Newfoundland    }
St. John's To Wit } Richard Eddy of Saint Johns Fisherman the Petetioner named in the foregoing petition maketh oath and saith that the several ??? and house thereon contained and set forth are correct and true.

Sworn before me at                     Richard his X mark Eddy
Saint John's this 3rd
day of March AD
1888 (having first been
read over and explained)

??? ???
Comm'r

 

Supreme Court

In the matter of the
Estate of James Eddy
of Hants Harbor
Fisherman deceased

Filed March 6/88

Petition for Admin

Fiat

N? S. Pinsent?

 

Morrison

 

 

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
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Be it Remembered That on this 13th day of March in the 51st 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 Eighty-eight personally appeared Richard Eddy of Saint John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, Fisherman, Charles J. Barnes of same place Accountant and William Stanleyof same place seaman and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Successors, in the penal Sum of four hundred Dollars to be had, made and levied on their 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 Richard Eddy as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of James Eddy late of Hants Harbor, Trinity Bay 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 Richard Eddy 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 13th day of September 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 his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of him the said Richard Eddy 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 said Administration, on or before the 13th day of March which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-nine 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
in the presence of                               Richard X Eddy
                                                                         mark
Having been first read over
and explained                                     Charles J W Barnes

          Geo I. Adams                                        his
          Comm'r                                     William X Stanley
                                                                         mark

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday November 15, 2017)

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