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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(M)
Archibald Munn

 

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND

 

Harbour Grace

 

To Wit.

 

We do swear that we believe Archibald Munn late
of Harbor Grace in the Northern District of Newfoundland
Gentleman           

Deceased, died with out a Will; and that we will well and truly ad-
minister all and every the Goods of the said deceased, and pay his Debts
so far as his Goods will extend: and that we will exhibit a true,
full and perfect inventory of the said Goods of the deceased, and render a
true account of our Administration into the Registry, of the said Court,
within Six months after the date hereof, or when we 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 our
knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Five thousand
            Dollars.

Ellen Munn LS
James Munn LS

 

Sworn before me
at Harbor Grace aforesaid
the twenty Sixth day of
May            in the
Year of our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and Seventy Seven
by the ?? Ellen Munn
and James Munn

          ?? ? Emerson           

Commissioner of Affidavits Supreme Court

1877

Estate of Archibald
Munn late of Harbor
Grace, deceased

 

SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this Twenty Sixth day of
May , in the Fortieth Year of the
Reign of our Sovereign Lady Victoria.
By the Grace of God, of the United King-
Dom of Great Britain and Ireland , Queen, Defender of the Faith,
&c., and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred
and Seventy Seven (1877) personally appeared Ellen Munn of
Harbor Grace in the Island of Newfoundland Widow, James Munn
of same place gentleman and Robert S. Munn and John
Paterson
of same place Merchants .           

and did acknowledge themselves to be held firmly bound to
our said Sovereign Lady the Queen, her Heirs and Successors, in
the penal sum of Ten Thousand 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 Ellen Munn and James Munn           
as Administratrix and Administrator           
of the Estate and Effects of Archibald Munn           
late of Harbor Grace aforesaid Gentleman           
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 them the said Ellen Munn or James Munn           
as such Administrat rix and Administrator           
or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons, for them and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, into the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the twenty sixth day of November            next ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, and all other the Goods, Chattels, Credits and Ef-
fects of the said deceased, at the time of his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come to the hands or possession of them the said Ellen Munn and Arch James Munn           or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for them shall well and truly admin-
ister according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true Account of their said Administration, on or before the
twenty sixth day of May           which will be in the Year of
our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and and Seventy Eight and
afterwards from time to time as they 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 Ad-
ministration Account, the same being examined and allowed by the said
Supreme Court of Newfoundland , shall and do pay and dispose of in
a due course of Administration, or in such manner as the said Court
shall direct; -then this Obligation to be void and no effect, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue.

Signed and Sealed
in the presence of
Ellen Munn LS
James Munn LS
Robert S. Munn LS
John Paterson LS

?? ? Emerson LS
Commr Sup. Court

 

 

Note: Here is the transcribed paperwork for the 1877 administration of the estate of the late Archibald Munn. It came from the LDS Family History Centre microfilm 2057081.

Page Contributed & Transcribed by Geoff Martin

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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