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Early Probate Records

Estate of William Shacklett, Deceased


Application of E. S. Terrell for letters of administration on estate of William Shacklett, deceased. Filed 21 Feb. 1854.

Bond of E. S. Terrell, admr of estate of William Shacklett, deceased; $320. Sureties: William A. Sanderson and Samuel K. Smith. Filed 31 July 1854.

Administrator's report of sale as per court order at Jan. Term, held on "Second Tuesday of March, being the 13th Day after giving the Legal Notice and L. G. A. Steel being the Highest best bidder became the Purchaser and Stephen Terry and Julian Fields as Security." Approved 30 April 1855. [The name of Nathaniel Terry was first entered as name of one of the sureties, then lined out, and the name of Stephen entered.]

Administrator's annual return for 1856 reports sale of land certificate. Filed 26 May 1856.

Administrator's report of purchases, which included clothing, piece goods, bowls, plates, and Patent on Preention [preemption]. Dated 20 June 1857.
Vouchers showing payments made by administrator of estate:


to E. S. Terrill; witness attending court to obtain certificate.


to J. Tracey Morehead, CJ; Jason Watson, CJ; and H. J. Fairly, Clk.

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