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Orphan's Court Docket of Thomas Bailey, died 1840
Washington Co., PA
Orphan’s Court Vol. E-1-44, #55 February term 1840
Washington County Orphan’s Court Vol. E-1-44, #55 February term 1840
And now to wit, February 18th 1840 Inquest awarded March 4th 1840. Exit writ. August 18th 1840James Spriggs Exq High Sheriff returned his writ by which it appears that he did on the 27th day of March instant take with him twelve free and lawfull men of his bailiwick and go to and upon the lands and premises of which the said Thomas Bailey dec’d seized and then and there upon the oaths and affirmations of the men aforesaid did find that the same lands and tenements could not be parted and divided among the children of the said deceased without prejudice to or spoiling of the whole and the Inquest aforesaid on their oaths and affirmations aforesaid have valued and appraised said lands and premises, at and for the sum of $30.00 per acre-amounting in the whole to the sum of $2801-62 ˝ cents lawfull money of the United States, August 18th 1840 Inquisition confirmed and on motion of John L. Gow Esq. Rule of the heirs of said dec’d
Acknowledged February 15, [ ?__ Ruple, clerk]
May 21st 1861 the court grant a Rule on Thomas Bailey to show cause on the first day of next term why he should not pay over the purports to the other heirs of Thos Bailey with int. June 8, 1861 rule issued.
County of Washington, ss.
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