The Administration of the Estate of Owen McAleer, Elder (- 1841, Lot 22)
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, THAT WE Michael McLeer Owen McLeer of Township number twenty two, farmers and Patrick Trayner of Charlottetown, Yeoman are held and firmly bound unto ROBERT HODGSON, Surrogate Judge of the Probate of Wills for the island aforesaid, in the just and full sum of fifty pounds lawful money of the said Island, to be paid to the said ROBERT HODGSON, or his Successor in Office: to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, severally and firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals and dated the twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and Forty Two and in the fifth year of His Majesty’s Reign.
THE CONDITION OF THIS OBLIGATION IS SUCH, THAT IF THE ABOVE
Bounden Michael McLeer
Administrator of all the singular Goods, Chattels, and Credits of Owen McLeer the Elder
Deceased: Do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels and Credits of the said Deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession, or knowledge of the said Michael McLeer or into the hands and possession of any other persons for him and the same so made to exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, into the registry of the Court of Probate at or before the twenty third day of June next ensuing, and the same Goods, Chattels, and Credits, and all the other Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, at the time of his death which at any time after shall come to the hands or possession of the said Michael McLeer or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him do well and truly administer according to law. And further do make or cause to be made a just and true account of his said Administration at or before the twenty third day of September in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and forty two. And all the rest of the said Goods, Chattels, and Credits which shall be found remaining upon the same administration account, the same being first examined and allowed by the Judge or Judges for the time being of the said Court, shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively, as the said Judge or Judges by his Decree or Sentence, ( pursuant to the true intent and meaning of the Act of Parliament of the Twenty-second and Twenty-third years of the reign of Charles the Second, intituled " An Act for the better settling Intestate Estates," shall limit and appoint. And if it shall hereafter appear that any last Will and Testament was made by the Deceased, and the Executor or Executors therein named, do exhibit the same unto the said Court, making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly, if the said Michael McLeer within bounden, being thereunto requested, do render and deliver the said Letters of Administration, (approbation of such Testament being first had and made) in the said Court, then this Obligation to be void, and of non effect or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in
The presence of
Henry Palmer ?
Having been first explained
Michael McLeer (his mark)
Owen McLeer ( his mark)
Patrick Trayner (his mark)
To the honourable Robert Hodgson Surrogate and Judge of Probate and for granting Administration on the estates of persons deceased who have died intestate having goods chattels rights or credits in Prince Edward Island.
The humble Petition of Michael MacLeer of Township Number Twenty two - in Queens County in the said Island Farmer-
That Owen McLeer late of township Number Twenty two - aforesaid Farmer departed this life departed this life on or about the thirteenth ? Day of December last leaving your Petitioner, his son, also one brother and three sisters his children him surviving.
That the deceased died Intestate and was possessed at the time of his decease of a leasehold Interest in Fifty Acres of land situate on Township Number Twenty Two - aforesaid together with a few chattels of the value in the whole about Twenty Five Pounds Currency
That your Petitioner is desirous of obtaining Administration on the estate of the said Intestate and is ready to give the necessary security for that purpose.
Your Petitioner therefore humbly prays that Your Honor will grant him such administration on petitioner giving such security-
And as in duty bound he will ever pray-
22nd March 1842
Michael McLeer ( his mark)
I certify that this is a true acct of the goods sold by me belonging to the late Owen McLeer Deceased of township/ 22/ Farmer
To the amt of potatoes
To the amt of oats
Pounds 4 11 9
Pounds 3 2 3
Pounds 7 14 "