Transcribed 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

 Petition of Martin Power - Estate of John Power
To the Honourable the Supreme Court or one 
of the Honourable the Judges thereof.

        The Petition of Martin Power of Paradise, Merchant.


1. John Power late of Paradise aforesaid, planter, died there on or about the 14th day of February 1925 intestate.

2. The said intestate left him surviving as sole next of kin your petitioner, his son.

3. A just full and true inventory and valuation of the property of the intestate at the time of his death situate within the jurisdiction of your Honourable Court and as far as your petitioner can at present ascertain are set forth in the paper-writing hereto annexed marked ďAĒ.

4. No letters of Administration to the estate of nor Letters of Probate of any Will of the said John Power have issued from your Honourable Court.

Your petitioner prays that Letters of Administration to the estate of the said John Power be granted to him and as in duty bound will ever pray do.

Dated this 4th day of February 1929.

      Martin J. Power

St. Johnís to-wit:

I, Martin Power of Paradise the petitioner named in the foregoing petition make oath and say that the matters and things therein set forth are just and true to the best of my knowledge information and belief.

Sworn before me at St. Johnís       Martin J. Power
Newfoundland this 5th day of 
February A.D. 1929.
              Robert Alsop

Note: there is handwriting in the left hand margin that I cannot decipher.  I can read the date which says July 11/29.

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