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Contributed by C. HAYNES
Transcribed by NORMA ELLIOTT  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 John Murray Jr.
Probate year 1828, from the LDS microfilm # 2056192

 1 March 1828

John Murray Junior late of Adams Cove Inventory of Intestates Effects

Inventory of Goods belonging to the Intestate Estate of John Murray deceased late of Adams Cove Fisherman.

Cash in the hands of Slade Elson and Company of Carbonear Merchants 16:6:2

Harbor Grace 1 March 1828

John (his mark) Murray

Sworn to before me Harbor Grace this 1st March 1828.

John Stark

Clerk Northern Circuit Court

1 March 1828

John Murray Junior

Intestate deceased

Account current of his effects by John Murray Senior the Administrator

Estate of John Murray Junior

To Cash paid for Letters of Administration 0.8.8

Cut? & lodging the winter of 1826 8.0.0

8.8.8

For John Murray Senior (Administrator)

By Balance ? money in the hands of Slade Elson & Co. 6.16 .2

Balance due of the Estate 1.12. 6

8. 8. 8

Hr. Grace March 1st 1828

John (X , his mark) Murray

Sworn to before me at Harbor Grace this 1st March 1828.

John Stark

Clerk Northern Circuit Court

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Harbor Grace to wit:

I do swear that I believe John Murray Junior late of Adams Cove fisherman deceased, died without a Will; and that I 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 I will exhibit a true, full and perfect Inventory of the said Goods of the deceased , and render a true account of my 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 my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Twenty Pounds Sterling.

John (X, his mark) Murray

Sworn at Harbor Grace the first day of March in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty eight.

John Stark

Clerk Northern Circuit Court

Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Be it remembered that on this First day of March in the ninth 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 Twenty Eight [sic] personally appeared

John Murray of Adams Cove Planter, Robert Anderson of Harbor Grace Gentleman and Graham Green of Harbor Grace Gentleman

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 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 John Murray of Adams Cove Planter Administrator to the Estate of John Murray Junior 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 John Murray 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, 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 his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come to the hands or possession of him the said John Murray 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 his said Administration, on or before the First day of March which will be in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Nine [sic] 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 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.

John (X, his mark) Murray

Robert Anderson

Graham Green

Signed and Sealed in the presence of

John Stark

Clerk Northern Circuit Court

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