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SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
ST. JOHN'S} I do swear that I believe that James Eddy late of
Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 13th day of his
Geo. I. Adams
Estate of James Eddy
late of Hants Harbor
In the Northern District
Dated 13th March 1888
Admin granted to
Charles I. Barnes
Estate sworn under
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
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
To the Honorable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof.
The Petition of Richard Eddy of Saint Johns Fisherman
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
Sworn before me at Richard his X mark Eddy
In the matter of the
Filed March 6/88
Petition for Admin
N? S. Pinsent?
SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
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
Geo I. Adams his
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