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 Petition - George Moulton for John Marks
Estate of Alice Marshall

To the Honourable Joseph J. Little Chief Justice presiding Judge on Northern Circuit.

The petition of George Moulton of Carbonear Deputy Crown Land Surveyor

      Humbly Sheweth:

That on the 4th day of March A.D. 1895 (6?) your petitioner obtained Letters of Probate to the last will and Testament of Alice Marshall late of Carbonear widow deceased.

That the said deceased Alice Marshall in and by her said last will and Testament bequeathed to her grandson Cleophas Marks a minor certain moneys on deposit in the Harbor Grace branch of the Newfoundland Savings Bank.

That said Cleophas Marks has recently died under the age of twenty one years and unmarried. That John Marks the father of said deceased Cleophas Marks survived the deceased.

That the value of the Estate of said Ceophas Marks deceased is of the value of sixty dollars or thereabouts.

That no probate to any will nor administration to the Estate of said deceased has been applied for or granted.

Your petitioner therefore prays that administration to the Estate of said deceased may be granted to him and as in duty bound your petitioner will ever pray  & c.

Dated at Harbor Grace this 28th day of April A.D. 1899.

George Moulton
Harbor Grace

To wit     I George Moulton at present of Harbor Grace the petitioner named in the within written petition make oath and say that the several matters and things in the said petition contained and set forth are correct and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me
At Harbor Grace
Aforesaid this      George Moulton
28th day of April
A.D. 1899

    Manoll? Cou? S. A

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