Know all Men by these Presents that we David Moore, Innkeeper, Thomas Leeming, Merchant, and Gordon Thompson, Mariner, all of Charlotte Town in Prince Edward island are held and firmly bound unto Robert Gray Surrogate and Judge of the Probate of Wills for the Island of Prince Edward aforesaid in the full and just sum of Fifty pounds lawful money of the said Island to be paid to the said Robert Gray or his Successor in Office. To which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our and each our Heirs Executors and Administrators severally and firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals and dated this Fifteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten - and in the fiftieth year of His Majestys Reign
The condition of this obligation is such that if the within bounden David Moore Administrator of all the goods Chattels and credits of Richard Suddell late of Charlotte Town 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 David Moore -- or into the hands and possession of any other person or 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 fifteenth day of September next ensuing the date hereof, and the same Goods Chattels and Credits and all other the 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 David Moore 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 the said administration at or before the fifteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven. And all the rest and residue of the said Goods Chattels and Credits which shall be found remaining upon the said 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 or their Decree or Sentence shall limit and appoint. (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 entitled "An Act for the better Settling Intestates Estates" and the Act of the General Assembly of the said Island entitled "An Act relating to Wills Legacies and Executors and for the Settlement and distribution of the Estates of Intestates") And if it shall hereafter appear that any last Will and Testament was made by the Deceased
and the Executor Executors therein named do Exhibit the same into the said Court making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly if the said David Moore within bounden being thereunto requested Do tender 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.
Sealed and Delivered
In the presence of: David Moore Thos Robinson Thomas Leeming James McDonnell Gordon Thompson
Probate Court Minutes 1807-1820:
1810 March 15th - Granted Letter of Administration to David Moore on the Estate of Richard Suddell deceased - to Exhibit Inventory on the 15 September next and a final account on the 15 March 1811 Fees pd. 22/