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Estate of George White Intestate
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The Supreme Court of Newfoundland
I do swear that I believe George White in the Northern District Planter deceased, died without a will and that I will (piece missing) Adminster all and every the Goods of the said deceased, and render a true account of my Administration into the Registry of the Court, within twelve months from the date hereof, or when I shall be thereunto lawfully required; and that the whole of the Goods, rights Chateels, 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, judgement, and belief, amount to the value of Two hundred and fifty pounds sterling.
Tho B JobSworn before me at St. John's }
This 1st day of May AD 1846 }
Illegible of Affit
To the Honorable Thomas Norton Chief Justice and others the apistant Judges of the Supreme Court
The Petition of Thomas bulley Job of St. John's Merchant
That George White late of Ochre Pit Cove in Concpetion Bay Planter departed this life some time in the year 1844 without having made or published any last will and Testament and leaving him durviving a widow and six children all under the age of twenty one years.
That the said Intestate at the time of his death was possessed of real and personal property consisting of Fishing Romm, Stage Flakes Store Dwelling House and garden ground situate at Ochre Pit Cove aforesaid and also a Fishing Room situate at Mobsley Cove. Path End and also four fishing Punts in all of the probate value of Two hundred and fifty pounds Currency -
That the said Intestate was a Dealer was the Mercantile house of Mefs? Job Brothers of which your Petitioner is a member and hath been such for some time and that at the time of his death he was indebted to the said Job Brothers in the sume of Three Hundred and sixty four pounds Eight shilllings and Eight pence Currency for which debt they hold no security.
That the said Intestate was not to the best of Petitioners judgement and belief indebted to any others persons to the same Extent.
That the widow of the said Intestate has refused to administer to her said Husband's Estate. And has signified her consent in writing that Letters of administration of the said Estate should be granted to your Petitioner.
Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays that your worships will be pleased to grant him Letters of administration to the said Estate upon giving the necessary security and as in duty bound and will Ever pray ?? Right - Tho B Job In the Supreme Court Thomas Bulley Job the written named Petitioner maketh oath and saity that all and singular the matters and things stated and set forth in the foregoing Petition are just and true to the best of his knowledge and belief.
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