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Lancaster County, Pa Misc.

William Trimble

Sale awarded, August 24, 1885 (Walker)

To the Hon: the Judges of the Orphan's Court of Lancaster County, Penna.

The petition of A. L. Stively, Administrator of the estate of William Trimble, late of said County, deceased, Respectfully represents that the said William Trimble died intestate, seized in his demesne as of fee, of the following real estate, to wit: A Messuage on tract of land situated in Colerain Township, said County, adjoining lands of said A. L. Stively and others, containing twenty-six acres of land, more or less.

That the personal estate of said decedent is insufficient to pay his debts, and that it is requisite to sell said real estate for the payment thereof.

That the petitioner hereto annexed a true and perfect inventory and conscionable appraisement of the personal estate of said decedent, a full and correct statement of all the real estate of the said decedent, and a just and true account upon oath of all the debts of the decedent which have come to the knowledge of the petitioner. He therefore respectfully prays an order of said Court to authorize a sale by him of the real estate described in this petition.

A. L. Stively

A perfect inventory and conscionable appraisement of all the personal estate of said Wm. Trimble, Decd. Inventory according to appraisement - $228.65

A full and correct statement of all the real estate of said decedent. All the property described in the annexed petition

A just and true Account of the debts of decedent as far as made known to the petitioner -

Judgment of John Kennedy & interest - $107.00
Lawrence Reynolds Esq. 58.00
D. M. Bofferinesen?, Fertilizer 23.00
A. W. Morrison, Fertilizer 14.00
Note in Bank 10.00
Dr. Raub, Med. attendance, about - 30.00
Funeral Expenses, about - 25.00
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$267.00

Affm'd & subscribed, Aug 19, 1885, before - J. M. Walker J.P.

A. L. Stively

And now August 24th, 1885, on motion of James M. Walker, Esq. the Court Awards an order of sale as prayed for, and order and direct said administrator to expose to sale by public vendue on outcry for the payment of debts, the herein aforesaid described real estate, and to sell the same according to law.

Sale to be held on the premises on Tuesday September 22nd, 1885, at one o'clock P.M.

Terms. 10 per cent of purchase money, to be paid cash on day of sale, or note with approved security payable in sixty days given for same. Balance cash on April 12th, 1886.

Board of Admin.

A. L. Stively teut in $1500 To the Commonwealth
Jas. McCullough " " $1500 of
J. Cowly Maule " " $1500 Pennsylvania

Sale confirmed, November 16, 1995 (Walker)

Return of Admin.

To the Hon; the Judges of the Orphan's Court of Lancaster County, (In the matter of the estate of Wm. Trimble, deceased.)

I, Abram L. Stively, Administrator of said decedents estate, do make return to your Hon; Court. That, in pursuance of the order of said Court made on the (blank) day of (blank) 1885, after due public notice according to law, we did on the 22nd day of September, 1885, expose the premises and Messuages therein described, to public sale on the premises, and then and there sold the same, to wit: A Messuage on tract of land in Colerain Township, adjoining lands of A. L. Stively and others, containing about 26 acres of land, with the appurtenances, at Nine hundred and thirty-five dollars ($935.) to Ellen Clinton her heirs and assigns, which was the highest price bid for said property - And which sale so as aforesaid made I pray may be confirmed to said purchaser by the Court. A. L. Stively, Administrator

And now November 16th 1885, on motion of James M. Walker, Esq. the Court confirms the sale so as aforesaid made, as prayed for, and decree the said premises and real estate to her the said Ellen Clinton, her heirs and assigns, as fully as the said William Trimble, deceased, had and held in the same at the time of his death, subject and liable to the payment of the purchase money agreeably to the return to the order and the terms therein prescribed by the Court.

Notes:
Messuage: A dwelling house.
Demesne: legal possession of lands as one's own.


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