NL GENWEB

Transcribed by NORMA ELLIOTT
Contributed by C. HAYNES from microfilm reels at LDS Center
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

 
 

The Estate of Ann Bartlett, 1830

From the LDS microfilm # 2056192

 

We the surviving sons and daughters of Ann Bartlett late of Brigus deceased do hereby agree and request that the Honorable the Judge of the Supreme Court will be pleased to grant Administration to Joseph Bartlett our Brother jointly with Mr? Joseph Bussey of Cubits Planter.

Witness our hands at Brigus this 3rd March 1830

William Bartlett (X, his mark)

Abraham Bartlett (X, his mark)

Anna Bartlett (X, her mark)

Mary Munden (X, her mark)

Witness:

John Stark

..

Harbor Grace 9 March 1830

Sir

Herewith I have the honor to present the Will of William Bartlett late of Brigus as proved before yourself, together with the Affidavits of Joseph Bussey, whom the family have consented shall administer to the Estate by their signing the accompanying paper

I have the honor to be

Sir

Your very obedient Servant

John Stark

Clerk and Registrar

Northern Circuit Court

James Blaikie, Esq

Chief? Clerk?

..

Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Be it remembered that on this Third day of March in the Eleventh year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Fourth by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty personally appeared

Joseph Bartlett of Brigus Planter, Joseph Bussey of Cubits Planter, Abraham Bartlett of Brigus Planter and William Bartlett of Brigus Planter

and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our Sovereign Lord the King his Heirs and Successors in the penal Sum of Two Hundred and Twenty Pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain, 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

Joseph Bartlett and Joseph Bussey Administrators to the Estate and Effects of Ann Bartlett late of Brigus Widow

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 Joseph Bartlett and Joseph Bussey

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 First day of March next ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits, and Effects, and all the other Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, at the time of her death, or which at any time afterwards shall come to the hands or possession of them the said Joseph Bartlett and Joseph Bussey

or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for them shall well and truly administer 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 First day of March which will be in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty One 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 Administration Account, the same being first 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 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.

Joseph Bartlett (X, his mark)

Joseph Bussey

Abraham Bartlett (X, his mark)

William Bartlett (X, his mark)

Signed and Sealed in the presence of

John Stark

Clerk Northern Circuit Court

Ann Bartlett of Brigus

Admin granted to Jos. Bartlett and Jos. Bussey

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Brigus

to wit:

We do swear that we believe

Ann Bartlett late of Brigus, Widow of William Bartlett

deceased, died without a Will; and that we 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 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 Twelve 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 our knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of One Hundred and Ten Pounds Sterling.

Joseph Bartlett of Brigus, Planter (X, his mark)

Joseph Bussey of Cubits, Planter (X, his mark)

 

Sworn at Brigus

the Third day of

March in the Year of

our Lord One Thousand

Eight Hundred and Thirty

John Stark

Clerk and Registrar

Northern Circuit Court

Administration granted 18 March 1830 at the request of the children.

 

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