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ESTATE PAPERS OF CAPTAIN MOSES PEARSON
Contributed by Glenn Pearson, 10 Aug 2007.
LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION APPROVED
State of South Carolina
By Joel Winfield,
Ordinary for said District
To Henry Pearson. Greeting whereas Moses Pearson late of said District deceased died within the same, Whereby the power of Granting Administration of All & Singular the goods and chattels, rights & credits of said deceased within
this state & also of auditing the accounts, calculations & Reckonings of said Administration & final Dismission of the same to me belong, in order that the said goods & chattels, Rights and credits maybe well and Truly Administered. I do hereby grant unto you the said Henry Pearson full power by the reason of these presents to Administer all and Singular the goods & chattels, rights and credits of said deceased, within this state which to him in his life time & at the time of his death did belong & to ask, Recover and receive the same and pay his debts in which the said decease stood oblidged as far fourth as his goods & chattels, rights and credits will extend according to the rate and order of Law. Being first duly sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God to make a true Independent Inventory thereof and to exhibit the same unto the office of Ordinary of the District aforesaid on 1st day July next answering, and to make a Just and True account Calculation & Reckoning when there unto required and I do ordain definite and constitute you the said Henry Pearson, Administrator of All & Singular the goods & chattels, rights and credits of said deceased.
Given under my hand & Seal this
Sixth day of May in the year of
Our Lord 1801.
LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION
State of South Carolina
Whereas Henry Wm. Pearson Hath applied to me for Letters of Administration with the Will annexed of All and Singular the goods, chattels rights and credits of Moses Pearson, Esquire late of said District deceased.
These are therefore to cite and admonish all and singular the kindred and creditors of the said deceased to be and appear before me ten days after the publication of this citation in order to show cause of any they have why the said administration should not be granted.
Given under my hand and seal of office this 31 day of July 1801
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