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I C. F. GEORGE being of full age hereby accept service on the within report waive the service of any kind of Process on me & waive the notice by publication on this report and further having received the sum of $46.35 the balance due me from my guardian J. H. GEORGE I now agree that he be discharged in full from all liability in guardian of my said person & Estate.

This Decr. 23rd 1883.


his

C. F. x GEORGE

mark


Filed Decr. 23rd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



ED NEIL0N Monday Jany. 15th 1882

vs. Est. of Appln. for admr.

A.P. A. SHAW Decd.

Now on this day came on to be heard the application of ED NEILON for letters of administration upon the Estate of A. P. A. SHAW Decd. and said application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that a necessity existed for administration on said Estate and that notice required by law had been given of the filing of said application It is ordered that said ED NEILON be and he is hereby appointed administrator of said Estate and that letters of administration issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of Two thousand dollars conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law. It is further ordered that A. H. BURNS, JOHN WALDEN and GEO. W. HARVEY be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to make an inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to said Estate.



J. P. SEIGLER admr. Monday Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

A.M. & C. M. MURRAY Decd. Now on this day





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came on to be heard the report of J. P. SEIGLER administrator of the Estate of A. M. & C. M. MURRAY decd. of the sale of the following described land at private sale to W. M. SEIGLER Decr. 20th 1882 for Eight Hundred and twenty five dollars cash to wit: 25 ½ acres of land in the JOHN LEE WRIGHT survey in Collin County. Beginning at the S. E. Corner of 50 acres sold to TOM DIGGERS by A. W. MURRAY Thence 12.69 chs. the center of Indian Creek Thence down same with its meanderings to the North line of LORENZO HILBURNS survey Thence West 11.72 chs. to the beginning. Also 67 ½ acres in the LEE WRIGHT sur. in Collin County. Beginning at the East line of LORENZO HIBURNS sur. of 320 acres to N. W. Cor. of 89 acres sold to J. A. SEIGLER. Thence East 30.67 chs. cor. Thence North 22 chs. stake. Thence West 30.67 chs. Thence 22 chs. to the beginning. And the Court having inquired into the manner in which said sale was made and hearing all the evidence in support of and against said report and being satisfied that the sale was fairly made in conformity with law and for a fair price it is ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that said sale be in all things confirmed that the Clerk of this Court recorded the report of said sale and that the administrator execute the proper conveyance to the purchaser.


Report of sale


The State of Texas County Court

County of Collin Jany. Term A. D. 1883

To the Hon. County Court of said Co.:

J. P. SEIGLER administrator of the Estate of A. W. & C. M. MURRAY decd. respectfully represents that in obedience to an order of the County Court of said county made at its November term A. D. 1882 he sold the following described lands at private sale to W. M. SEIGLER Dec. 20th 1882 for Eight hundred and twenty five dollars cash to wit: 25 ½ acres of land in




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the JOHN LEE WRIGHT survey in Collin County Beginning at the SE Corner of 50 acres sold to TOM DRIGGERS by A. W. MURRAY. Thence North 12.69 chs. to the center of Indian Creek. Thence down the same with it meanderings to the North line of LORENZO HILBURNS survey. Thence 11.72 chs. to the beginning.

Also 67 ½ acres in the LEE WRIGHT survey in Collin County. Beginning at the East line of the LORENZO HILBURN survey of 320 acres to the N. W. corner of 89 acres sold to J. A. SEIGLER. Thence East 30.67 chs. corner. Thence North 22 chs. stake. Thence West 30.67 chs. Thence 22 chs. to the beginning. Said administrator further represents that said sale was made for a fair price where for he prays that the same be confirmed and that he be directed to make title to the purchaser & for general relief.

J. P. SEIGLER


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Decr. 21st 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Decr. 21st 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



Ordered that Court adjourned until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.


Tuesday morning 9 o’clock Court met pursuant to adjournment. Officers as of yesterday.



J. L. GREER & H. F. DERRICK

Admrs. Tuesday Jany. 16th 1883

Est. of

W. M. DERRICK Decd. Annl. Rept.

Now on this day came on to be heard the 1st Annual Report of the Condition of the Estate of W. M. DERRICK Decd. filed by J. L. GREER and H. F. DERRICK administrators of the Estate of said W. M.




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DERRICK Decd. and said Report being examined by the Court and it appearing that notice required by law had been given the same is hereby approved [and] ordered to be recorded.



Report


Estate of

W. M. DERRICK In Collin County Court

January Tem A. D. 1883

To the County Court of Collin County Texas

JAS. L. GREER and H. F. DERRICK administrators of the Estate of W. M. DERRICK decd. by leave to submit the following report as to the condition of said Estate. They show that their intestate had in money at the time they were appointed administrators the sum of twenty nine & 65/100 Dollars which was not reported in Inventory. The following account will show the amounts Recd. by them & the sums paid out.


Dr.

To amt. on hand at time of appointment

$29.65

To amt. collected of L. L. LAIR in full of note

30.35

To amt. collected of THOS. PIERSON in full of note

39.60

To amt. collected of SAML. RENNING in full of note

18.90

To amt. collected of J. W. WALDEN in full of note

13.65 [.15?]

To amt. collected of J. F. GREER in full of note

12.25

To amt. collected of T. L. REED in full of note

18.90

To amt. collected of W. S. MAHAR in full of note

14.00

To amt. collected of T. L. ROPER in full of note

15.75

To amt. collected of D. S. MARTIN in full of note

115.50

To amt. collected of W. N. (?) WALLIS in full of note

32.00

To amt. collected of T. E. SHIRLEY in full of note

74.55

To amt. collected of JESSE SHAIN in full of note

410.60

To amt. collected of G. W. WRIGHT in full of note

89.25

To amt. collected of THOS. ROBINSON in full of note

101.30

To amt. collected of JNO. W.(?) LEWIS in full of note

97.65

To amt. collected of J. C. PUCE (?)in full of note

20.30

To amt. collected of W. P. SLAUGHTER in full of note

16.25

To amt. collected of S. ROLAND in full of note

13.25





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To amt. collected of J. R. D. LONG (?) in full of note

32.65

To amt. collected of JOHN SMITH in full of note

16.30

To amt. collected of ASA BELDEN in full of note

14.55

To amt. collected of W. A. PORTMAN in full of note

19.40

To amt. collected of A. G. BUCKNER in full of note

13.05

To amt. collected of W. N. ROPER in full of note

43.05

To amt. collected of G. C. RIFFLE in full of note

19.40

To amt. collected of S. J. MOORE in full of note

15.15

To amt. collected of ANDREW SHIRLEY in full of note

213.25

To amt. collected of W. L. NELSON in full of note

112.40

To amt. collected of J. H. & R. B. WILLIS in full of note

26.25

To amt. collected of J. S. FOSTER in part of note

29.00

To amt. collected of R. P. BAKER in part of note

10.50

To amt. collected of JESSE COFFEY in part of note

26.00

To amt. collected of W. L. NELSON cash on day of sale

2.20

To amt. collected of ABE RIGGLE cash on day of sale

8.85

To amt. collected of O. S. SCOTT cash on day of sale

2.25

To amt. collected of SAML. PARRIS cash on day of sale

12.25

To amt. collected of J. O. HENDRICKS cash on day of sale

1.00

To amt. collected of J. B. DERRICK cash on day of sale

363.00

To amt. collected of M. G. DERRICK cash on day of sale

46.00

To cash one cripple cow

8.00

To cash one Bale of Cotton

36.00

To cash Rent on farm in Denton Co. 25 or 30 acres 1880

90.00

To cash Rent on Grist Mill Denton for 1881

152.81


$2486.28


Cr.

By amt. paid D. W. C. DAVIS

Voucher 1

100.45

By amt. paid M. S. YOUNT

Voucher 2

159.68

By amt. paid H. L. ASTON

Voucher 3

8.00

By amt. paid Board & Markham

Voucher 4

5.75

By amt. paid L. C. LAIR

Voucher 5

4.00

By amt. paid J. L. LESLIE

Voucher 6

3.75

By amt. paid W. E. PARLLOWS

Voucher 7

175.45

By amt. paid W. N. WALLIS

Voucher 8

30.00

By amt. paid T. C. WALLACE

Voucher 9

9.00

By amt. paid W. D. LAIR

Voucher 10

17.00

By amt. paid J. W. BAINES

Voucher 11

7.50

By amt. paid J. H. BINGHAM

Voucher 12

2.00

By amt. paid J. W. Waddill

Voucher 13

21.60

By amt. paid S. CARPENTER

Voucher 14

4.40





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By amt. paid E. D. BAMAR (?)

Voucher 15

125.00

By amt. paid Oglesby taxes

1880=16

20.90

By amt. paid Oglesby taxes

1881=17

16.80

By amt. paid Taxes in Denton

Voucher 18

18.00

By amt. paid Chicago Scales & fright

Voucher 19

45.00

By amt. paid hauling Scales to gin

Voucher 20

2.50

By amt. paid Lumber

Voucher 21

52.75

By amt. paid Hauling Lumber

Voucher 22

10.00

Building house on Gin lot

Voucher 23

12.00

Lumber & nails on farm & building shed room

Voucher 24

14.23

Wire to fence Gin lot

Voucher 25

11.10

Posts slats & work on same

Voucher 26

5.25

Material for building house on farm in

Collin Co.

Voucher 27

239.73

MORGAN for building house

Voucher 28

92.50

MORGAN for hauling lumber

Voucher 29

20.50

N. HENFRICKS for hauling lumber

Voucher 30

2.50

S. J. MOORE for hauling lumber

Voucher 31

2.00

P. B. MUSE atty.

Voucher 32

11.24

P. B. MUSE atty

Voucher 34

100.00

5% com[mission] on 2456.62 amt. Recd.


122.83

5% com. on 1382.62 Paid out


68.13

Total amt. paid out


$1553.59



Recapitulation

Total amt Recd.

$2486.28

Total amt. Paid Out

1553.59

Balance on hand

932.69


Your reporters state that all the accounts stated to have been Collected here in on notes were in payment of notes taken for purchase price of articles sold & heretofore reported except the amounts stated to have been collected from W. L. NELSON, R. P. BAKER and JOHN WILLIS.

They show that they have on hand uncollected the following notes which are on insolvent persons and are worthless. One on J. F. SAUNDERS for $8.00. One on JOHN HALE for 14.00, one on ALBERT BUCKNER and ISAAC ELLISON for $10.00, one on J. W. MAXWELL for 22.00 and a balance of $5.00 on R. P. BAKER. That they have on hand the following notes which are on solvent persons




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and are good to wit:

One on G. W. HANNAH for $209.75 dated June 17th 1881 bearing 10% interest from date.

One on J. A. HENDRICKS for $87.50 same date as HANNAH note. One on C. H. WYSONG 43.96. One on J. S. FOSTER for $38.25 with a credit of 29.25. One on JESSE COFFEY for $25.25 with a credit of 26.00 and one on J. H. SLAUGHTER for $14.00 And that all of these solvent notes are of the same date and bear the same rate of interest. They state that they have paid off all the claims that have been allowed by them and approved by the County Judge and that they refer to the claim docket to show the different class of claims that have been allowed and approved and the dates of the allowance & approval of such claims. That no suits of any kind have been brought against the Estate and that they have only instituted one suit which was against W. L. NELSON to enforce the collection of note mentioned on inventory and which was decided in favor of the Estate and the amount due on Note recovered as herein stated.

They further show that it was absolutely necessary to repair the farms in order to rent them with any profit to the Estate. That said improvements enhance the value of said lands and were placed on said lands with the full Knowledge and approval of the heirs of said Estate that are of age. That these administrators have been put to a great deal of trouble in managing Controlling and renting said farms and they ask the Court to allow them the sum of one hundred dollars there for, that the rents for the present year have not been collected and the said will bring to the Estate as rents for the present year the sum of five hundred dollars. They herewith file vouchers for each item of expenditure except in a few instances…




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in which satisfactory evidence of the correctness of said items will be offered in support thereof. Wherefore they ask that notice required by law be given of the filing hereof, that this report be approved and for such other relief as to the Court may seem right & proper.


J. L. GREER


Subscribed and sworn to before me this 23rd day of Decr. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Co. Court C. C. Texas

By G. S. Morris Dpty.


Filed Decr. 23rd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



J. R. BECK Tuesday Jany. 16th 1883

Vs. Est. of

JOS. R. BECK Appln. for Gurdnsph.

Minor

On this day came on to be heard the application of J. R. BECK for letters of guardianship of the Estate of JOSEPH R. BECK a minor and said application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that the notice required by law had been given and that said J. R. BECK is a suitable person to receive such appointment of Guardian of said minor said application is granted and said J. R. BECK is hereby appointed guardian of the Estate of said minor and it is ordered that letters of Guardianship issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of Eight hundred dollars conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law.


Application


State of Texas In Collin County Court

Collin County Jany. Term 1883


To Hon. County Court…



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of Collin County Texas.

J. R. BECK would represent and show to the Court that he is a resident of Collin County Texas that heretofore to wit on the 15th day of January 1876 his wife JARETTA BECK departed this life at her home in Collin County, that there was one child, a boy named JOSEPH BECK born to this applicant and the said deceased JARETTA BECK. That said JOSEPH BECK was seven years of age on the 1st of last November, that he has no guardian either of his person or property that he has an Estate of the probable value of four hundred dollars all situated in Collin County Texas. That said minor resides in Collin County that this applicant is the father of said minor and that this applicant is entitled to and is competent to receive letters of Guardianship of said minors person and Estate. Premises considered petition prays that the notice the law requires be given of the filing of this application, that on final hearing he be appointed Guardian of the person & Estate of said minor & for general & special relief.


Garrett & Muse

Attys. for applicant

Filed Decr. 30th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.


Probate Notice


The State of Texas In the County Court

County of Collin To the Jany Term 1883

The State of Texas to the Sheriff or constable of Collin County Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your County one of which shall be at the Court House door copies of the following notice:

The State of Texas To all persons interested in the Guardianship of JOSEPH




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BECK a minor. J. R. BECK has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for letters of Guardianship of the person and Estate of said minor which will be heard at the next term of the said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in January 1883 at the Court House thereof in the city of McKinney at which time all persons interested in said minor may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

Herein fail not under penalty of law and of this writ make due return.

Issued the 30th day of Decr. 1882.

Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of said

Court and the seal there of at

L. S. office in the city of McKinney

this 30th day of Decr. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Co. Court Collin Co. Tex.


Sheriff’s Return


Came to hand the 2nd day of January 1883 and executed 3rd day of Jany. 1883 by posting copies of the within in three public places in the County one of which was at the Court House door.

Wms. Warden Shff. Collin Co. Tex.



N. S. CRENSHAW

Guardn. Tuesday Jany. 16th 1883

Est. of

BULA & JAS. BROCKMAN

Minors Now on this day N. S. CRENSHAW Guardian of the Estate of BULA & JAMES BROCKMAN filed his report of the sale of land belonging to said Estate.



Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.




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Wednesday Morning 9 oclock Jany. 17th 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment, officers as of yesterday.



W. M. LEE Guardn.

Est. of Wednesday Jany.

AMANDA LEE minor 17th 1883

Now on this day comes on to be heard the application of W. M. LEE Guardian of the Estate of AMANDA LEE a minor for an order to sell certain land belonging to said Estate and said application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law of the filing of said application had been given and it further appearing that a necessity existed for the sale of said land It is therefore ordered that said application be granted and that said Guardian be and he is here by authorized and empowered to sell said land at private sale for cash and that he make his report to the next regular term of this Court showing his action in the premises.


Application


State of Texas To the County Court

Collin County sitting for probate and

other like business

To the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County.

The petition of W. M. LEE Guardian of AMANDA J. LEE a minor Respectfully shows that said minor is only possessed of real property of the proximate value of $300.00 that she is possessed of no personal property and that she is wholly unable to make or earn a




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living and that she [is] wholly incapable of supporting herself, that said amount of real Estate is not in cultivation and that petitioner derives no revenue there from to support said minor from, wherefore your petitioner prays that citation may issue and service thereof be perfected as law directs and that at the next term of said Court to be held in and for said County on the third Monday of August next an order may be granted to sell 37 acres of land belonging to said minor and described as follows to wit: Beginning in the east line of SHELLYS Survey at SE corner of AMANDA J. LEES Land. Thence North 29 chains a post. Thence South 51 E 18 chs. & 33 lks. a post. Thence South 10° E 5 chs. 42 lks. a post. Thence S 55° E 6 chs. & 45 lks a post in the E line of AMANDA J. LEES Land. Thence South 8 chains & 57 links to the SWthereof. Thence West 20 chs. & 50 lks. to the beginning containing 37 92/100 acres.


W. M. LEE Guardn. of

AMANDA J. LEE

Filed July 3rd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



H. M. PARVIN Wednesday Jany. 16th 1883

vs. Est. of appln. for adm.

HOSEA PARVIN SR.

Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the following application filed by H. M. PARVIN for letters of administration upon the Estate of HOSEA PARVIN SR. Deceased.

In County Court Jan. Term 1883

To the Hon. County Court of Collin County

Your petitioner HENRY M. PARVIN Respectfully represents that on the 23rd day of November 1882 HOSEA PARVIN who was a resident of Collin County




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departed this life intestate at his residence leaving an Estate of both real and personal property of the value of twelve thousand dollars, where fore he prays the Court to grant him letters of administration upon the Estate of said deceased after citation as the law requires and will he ever pray.

H. M. PARVIN


And said application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law had been given of the filing of said application and that a necessity existed for administration on said Estate and it further appearing to the Court that H. M. PARVIN is a suitable person to receive the appointment of administrator of the said Estate and is not disqualified under the law, it is ordered that he be appointed such administrator and that letters of administration upon said Estate issue upon his entering into bond in the sum of twenty four thousand dollars conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law. It is further ordered that O. C. McWHORTER, RICHARD COLLINS and H. C. BARNES be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to said Estate.


Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.


Thursday morning 9 oclock Jany. 18th [?] 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday and the Court being engaged on the Civil Docket no probate business was done on this day. Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 oclock.




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Friday morning 9 oclock Jany. 19th 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday. There being no business on the probate docket done this day Court adjourned until tomorrow morning at 9 oclock.


Saturday morning 9 oclock Jany. 20th 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday and there being no probate orders made on this day it is ordered that Court adjourn until Monday morning at 9 oclock.


Monday morning 9 oclock on Jany. 22nd 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of Saturday.



V. H. ALLEN admrx. Monday Jany. 22nd 1883

Est. of

M. W. ALLEN Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the report of V. H. ALLEN administratrix of the Estate of M. W. ALLEN Decd. of the sale of the following described land to KING NEAL at private sale on the 6th day of January 1883 for One hundred and forty Eight dollars and fifty cents on a credit of six months to wit: 27 acres of land situated in Collin County being a part of a survey of land made in the name of MERIDETH HART and part of a subdivision of 79 7/10 acres of said survey deed to said M. W. ALLEN Decd. by MARTIN ALLEN Beginning at the NW corner of said 79 7/10 acres a stake from which a Spanish oak 12 in. in dia. marked [X with bar above and below] brs. E. 43° Thence E 19 chains 80 lks. with the NB line of said 79 & 7/10 acres a stake. Thence S 13 chs. 60 lks. a stake in SB line of said tract. Thence W. 19 chs. & 80 lks to the SW corner of said 79 7/10 acres a stake from which an




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Elm 8 inches in dia. mkd. [X with bar above and below] brs. N 1° E 290 links. Thence N 13 chs. & 60 lks. to beginning. And the Court having inquired into the manner in which said sale was made and hearing the evidence in support of and against said report and being satisfied that said sale was fairly made in conformity with law and for a fair price it is ordered that said report be approved and that the clerk of this Court record the same and that said sale be in all things confirmed and that said administratrix make proper conveyance to purchaser upon his complying with the terms of said sale.


Report


State of Texas

County of Collin Jany. Term 1883

County Court

Mrs. V. H. ALLEN admrx. of M. W. ALLEN Decd. would respectfully show to the Court that in obedience to an order of your Honors Court made at the May term 1881 and March Term 1882 she on the 6th day of Jany. A. D. 1883 sold the tract of land herein after set out to KING NEAL for the sum of five dollars and fifty cents per acre, that she sold said land at private sale, said land described as follows: situated in Collin County Texas on the East fork of Trinity river five miles north of McKinney being part of a survey made in the name of MERIDETH HART and a part of a subdivision of 79 7/10 acres of said survey deeded to said M. W. ALLEN Decd. by MARTHA ALLEN. Beginning at the North West corner of said 79 7/10 acre tract of land a stake from which a Spanish Oak 12 in. in dia. marked [X with bar above and below] brs. East 43°. Thence East 19 chs. & 80 links with the North boundary line of said 79 7/10 acres [illegible] a stake. Thence South 13 chs. & 60 lks. a stake




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in south Boundary line of said 79 7/10 acre tract which is also the South East corner of the 52 5/6 acre tract of land set apart by the probate court to me. Thence East 19 chs. 80 links to the SW corner of said 79 7/10 acre tract a stake from which an Elm 8 inches in dia. Mkd. [X with bar above and below] brs. North 1° East 290 links. Thence North 13 chains & 60 links to Beginning containing 27 acres. Your petitioner would represent that said land was sold on a credit of six months That said sale was fairly made and that the price received for said land is a fair value of said land. Where for she prays that said sale be approved and that she be ordered to make purchaser deed and for such other orders as may be necessary.


V. H. ALLEN

Admrx. Est. of M. W. ALLEN Decd.


Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 15th day of January 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed January 15th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



N. S. CRENSHAW Guardn. Monday Jany. 22nd 1883

Est. of

BULA & JAMES BROCKMAN Now on this day came on

Minors to be heard the report of N. S. CRENSHAW Guardian of the Estate of JAMES & BULA BROCKMAN minors of the sale of certain lands belonging to the Estate of said minors to W. C. STANDFORD for the sum of three hundred ten dollars cash and it appearing to the Court that said sale had been made fairly and in conformity with law and that said land sold for a fair price and that the Court having heard the evidence in support of and against said report It is ordered adjudged and decreed by the




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Court that said report be and the same is here by approved. It is further ordered that said sale be confirmed and that said Guardian make the proper conveyance to the purchaser.


Report


N. S. CRENSHAW Guardn. of BULA & JAMES BROCKMAN would respectfully represent that in obedience to an order of the Hon. County Court of Collin County made and entered on the (blank) day of 1882 Nov. Term did on or about the day of Dec. 1882 sell at private sale the land described in said order to W. C. STANFORD for the sum of three hundred & ten dollars cash he says the same sold for its reasonable value and prays the Court to confirm the sale and authorize him to make to said purchaser a deed therefor.


N. S. CRENSHAW


Subscribed & sworn to before me this 16th day of January 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk. Co. Court

Collin Co. Texas

By Geo. S. Morris Dupty.

Filed Jany. 16th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



F. M. BOWEN admr. Monday Jany. 22nd 1883

Community Est. of

JULIA BOWEN Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the following report filed by F. M. BOWEN administrator of the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife JULIA BOWEN, to wit:


County Court Collin County

Jany. Term 1883

To the Hon. County Court of said County.

I, F. M. BOWEN, Community administrator of the said Estate as above set out




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would beg to submit the following report and exhibit of the condition of said Estate.


1st There has been two debts presented by W. S. SKELTON for $1500.00 secured by mortgage on real Estate and a debt by T. W. MARTIN for $100.00.


2nd I have paid the said debt of $1500.00 with the proceeds of the sale of the said land so mortgaged being 80 acres of land in Collin County and heretofore inventoried in said Estateas evidence of the payment of said debt reference is here with made to the account[t] paying mortgage and marked Ex. A. The debt of $100.00 still remains unpaid.


3rd I have sold 109 acres land belonging to said Est. 80 acres of which is situated in Collin County the same being known as the Homestead of the family-5 acres of which is timber in Collin County and 24 acres timber in Rockwall County to DANIEL W. D. for $1800.00-$600.00 cash bal. in tow notes of equal amounts 1st due Jany. 1884 2nd due Jany. 1885.


4th There is remaining on hand the following property belonging to said Est. to wit: One house and lot in Plano in said County of the probable value of $400.00.


5th I have no account for losses, expenses or commissions.

F. M. BOWEN


Subscribed & sworn to before me this Jany. 16th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed Jany. 16th 1883.

J. W. Waddill


And said report being examined by the Court and considered all things correct the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.




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R. MURCHISON admr. Jany. 22nd 1883

Est. of Final Report

W. A. DOAK Decd. Now on this day this cause is continued for service.



H. M. PARVIN Wednesday Jany.

Admr. 25th 1883

Est. of

HOSEA PARVIN Decd. Now on this day comes H. M. PARVIN Administrator of the Estate of HOSEA PARVIN SR. decd. and files for approval his bond as administrator of said Estate and said bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent Bond the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


The State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents [sic] that we HENRY M. PARVIN as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the County Judge and all his successors in office in the sum of twenty four thousand dollars Conditioned that HENRY M. PARVIN who has been appointed by the County Court of Collin County administrator of the Estate of HOSEA PARVIN decd. shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment. Witness our hands this 24th day of January 1883.

H. M. PARVIN

A. P. MAHARD

G. T. PARVIN

W. H. ANDREWS


I do solemnly swear that HOSEA PARVIN SR. died without leaving any lawful




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will so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of administrator of the Estate of said HOSEA PARVIN deceased.


H. M. PARVIN


Sworn to and subscribed before me this January 25th 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk.

Filed January 25th 1883.



H. M. PARVIN admr. Wednesday Jany.

Est. of 25th 1883

HOSEA PARVIN Decd.

Now on this day comes H. M. PARVIN administrator of the Estate of HOSEA PARVIN deceased and files his Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to said Estate which being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Inventory and Appraisement

In the County Court of

Collin County Texas

Inventory and appraisement

of the property of HOSEA PARVIN decd.


Homestead tract of 160 acres

3200.00

40 acres of timber bought of CHAS. RECTOR in 1858

400.00

100 acres of land out of R. H. LOCK sur. 5 miles S. E. of McKinney

800.00

4 acres of land in Dallas County Part of JOHN GREGSBY League 2 miles north of

Dallas

800.00

One wagon

20.00

One Buggy & double harness

5.00

One bay horse

25.00


$5450.00


R. H. COLLINS

H. C. BARNES

O. C. McWHORTER


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Jany….




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24th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.


The foregoing Inventory contains a complete list of the property belonging to the Estate of HOSEA PARVIN deceased as far as has come to my knowledge.


H. M. PARVIN


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Jany. 24th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.


List of claims belonging to the Estate of HOSEA PARVIN deceased to wit:

One note signed by W. B. PRIM & R. F. PRIM for $200.00 with credit of

$100.00 with abt. $10 Int. due say

110.00

1 note signed by WOODSON HARRIS for $500.00 with credit of $50 with

One year’s Int. at 10% due say

500.00

1 note signed by G. B. SHULTZ for $300 due Decr. 25th 1883

300.00

1 note signed by C. H. REYNOLDS and M. G. HOPSON for $1000.00

Due July 1st 1883

1000.00

1 note signed by G. B. SHULTZ for $360 Due Dec. 25th 1883 with Int. at

10% from Dec. 25th 1881 to be paid annually (first Interest due Dec. 25th

1883 $36)

396.00

1 note signed by W. L. GELMUR (GILMOR?) for $170 due Feby. 18th 1883

170.00

1 note signed by JOHN EDMUNDSON due Sept. 13th 1883 for

150.00

1 note signed by J. POTTS due Oct. 20th 1881 for

35.00

1 note signed by J. POTTS & G. F. POTTS for $75 Due Nov. 9th 1882 with

Int. at 12 perct. from March 9th 1883, credit of $5.25/100 say

75.00

1 note signed by G. N. CHASE for $60 Due Decr. 1st 1880

with 12% int. from date with credits $46 Feby. 9 1881 and $7.25 June

2nd 1882 due say

64.00

1 note signed by J. B. HINES for $175 Due June 28th 1882 inst. at 12

prct. from date (blank) due say

196.00

1 note signed by JAMES M. KELLY & W. H. KELLY for $110 due at date

Jany. 1st 1881 with 12% in credit by $8.00 Oct. 9th 1882 due say

113.00

1 note signed by W. W. DONNELL for $292 Due Dec. 12th 1880 with

10% Int.

292.00

1 note signed by JAMES A. MOORE for $300 Due Jany. 1 1883 with 12

% int. from Sept. 1st 1883 due say

312.00

1 note signed by A. D. WORK for $20 Due Oct. 1st 1881 with int. at

12% from Oct. 1st 1881

22.00





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1 note signed by R. F. JAMES for $100 due Oct. 1879

With Int. at 12% from July 9th 1879 with credit $5.00 due say

$135.00

1 note signed by J. W. SPENCER for $35 due Oct. 22nd 1883 due say

36.00

1 note signed by T. E. BUTTON & J. B. HINES for $72.25

due Oct. 1st 1881 with 12% Int. from due. Now due say

81.00

1 note signed by J. B. GLAZE for $75 due Nov. 1st 1883

with int. at 12% from 26th 1881 due say

$83.00

1 note signed by M. SPRADLING for $100 Due Jany 21st 1883 with 10% int. from Jany. 21st 1882 Due say

$110.00

1 note signed by JOHN EDMUNDSON for $250.00 Due Oct. 4th at 12

pr. ct. Int. from maturity Due say

261.00

1 note signed by J. B. ROGERS & CLAYTON ROGERS for $100 due Nov.

30th 1883 with 12 pr. ct. Int. from Nov. 30 1881

113.50

1 note signed by A. C. WORK for $14 due Jany. 6th 1883 with 12% Int.

$15.70

1 note signed by J. D. KINBROUGH & M. SPRADLING for $60 due July 1st 1883 with 12% Int. Due say

63.60

1 note signed by BURTON SAUNDERS $94 with 10% from Sept. 1st 1881

106.50

1 note signed by E. W. ODELL & H. E. EDWARDS for $15 at 12% int. from March 26th 1882 due Say

16.50

1 note signed by M. H. JAMISON for $20 due 28th of Oct. 1882 at 12% int. from maturity due say

20.55

1 note signed by R. H. J. HACKER for $15 with 12% int. from Oct. 1st 1881 Due say

17.25

1 note signed by G. D. RICHEY for $5.00 at 10% from Nov. 26th 1881 Due say

$5.60

1 note signed by GEO. BLAIN & G. N. CHASE for $65 at 10% from Oct. 20 Due say

71.66

1 note signed by O. H. KIRKPATRICK & S. L. KIRKPATRICK, T. H. SEARCY & SOPHIA SEARCY for $150 due Jany. 1st 1883 with Int. at 12% Credit $18

$148.00

1 note signed by A. ALLEE & J. M. ALLEE for $113.22 with 12% int. from Dec. 15th 1878 crdt. By $25 Dec. 1880

$138.00

1 note signed by A. J. MERRITT for $54 with 12% int. due Jany. 15th 1882 Due say

60.00

1 note signed by H. O. STACY for $20 with Int. at 10% from July 12th 1879 Due say

$27.00

1 note signed by J. J. THOMPSON for 110.17 at 10% int. from April 1st 1882 and Due April 1st 1883

$118.42





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1 note signed by A. J. MERRITT & VADEN MERRITT & J. B. HOWARD for $50 with Int. at 12 pr. ct. from Decr. 9th 1881 due say

56.50

1 note signed by W. T. MOORE & J. A. MOORE for $60 with 12% int. from March 1882 Due say

66.00

1 note signed by W. N. ODELL & T. E. BUTTON for $25 with 12% int. from Decr. 29th 1881 Due say

28.00

1 note signed by JOHN YARNELL for $12 with 10% Int. from March 3rd 1882 Due say

$14.20

1 note signed by W. B. PRIM & R. F. PRIM for $200.00 with 10 pr. ct. Int. from Dec. 25th 1881. Due Decr. 25th 1882. Due say

220.00

1 note signed by W. B. PRIM & R. F. PRIM for $200.00 with 10 pr. ct. Int. from Dec. 25th 1881. Due Decr. 25th 1882 Due say

220.00

1 note signed by JOHN CROZIER for $310.00. Crdt. By $150 Decr. 13th 1881. Int. 12% from August 2nd 1881. Due say

195.97

1 note signed by L. R. ANDERSON, R. T. QUISENBERRY and J. D. ADAMS for 250 with 12% int. from June 16th 1882 Due say

267.50

1 note signed by J. F. TOMPKINS for $40 with 10% Int. from Oct. 22nd 1880. Due say

45.25

1 note signed by T. T. QUISENBERRY for $315 with 12% Int. from Jany. 2nd 1879 crdt. by $210 Jany. 25th 1880. Due say

179.12

1 note signed by C. H. DAVIES & JOHN NEWBERRY for $250.00 with 12% Int. from March 14th 1882

275.00

1 note signed by H. MAYES for $29.36 with 12% Int. from 10 Nov. 1881 due say

45.00

1 note signed by R. W. HUNT for $60 with 12% Int. from Jan. 26th 1880. Due say

74.40

1 note signed by J. B. BELL for $65 with 12% Int. from Sept. 29th 1881, due say

75.40

1 note signed by R. H. HACKER for $10 with 12% Int. from May 17th 1881. Due say

13.10

1 note signed by Wm. LIMM/LUM for $152.60 with Int. at 12 pr.ct. from July 14th 1880. Due say

195.80

1 note signed by Wm. LUM for $130 with 12% Int. from July 3rd 1880. Due say

195.00





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1 note signed by J. B. GREEN for $77 with 12% Int. from June 9th 1881. Due say

$100.00

1 note signed by W./M. A. PARVIN for $50 with 10% Int. from Dec. 29th 1881. Due say

55.00

1 note signed by H. M. PARVIN for $646. 10/100 with Int. 10% from Decr. 22nd 1880. Due say

780.60

1 check on Collin co. Bank for $455. Dated Jany. 24, 1881. For $220 as cash on hand at the death of Decd. and $122 collected from J. R. BLACK, and $113 collected from G. M. GAW. Due

$455.00

Total List of Claims

$8924.49

Total Inventory of Property

5450.00

Total Estate

$14374.49


The foregoing list of claims is a complete schedule of the notes and money on hand belonging to the Estate of HOSEA PARVIN decd. amounting to the sum of $8924.49 as far as have come to my knowledge.

H. M. PARVIN


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Jany. 25th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.

Friday morning 9 o’clock court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday. There being no probate business before the Court no orders were made on the probate docket on this day. Ordered that court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.


Saturday morning at 9 o’clock court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday. There being no probate business before the Court no orders were made on the probate docket on this day. Ordered that court adjourn until Monday morning.




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Monday Jany. 29th 1883 9 oclock a. m. court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of Saturday.



MARY A. CLEMENTS

Surviving wife Monday Jany. 29th 1883

v. Comty. Est. of Now on this day

W. H. CLEMENTS Decd. came on to be heard

the application of

MRS. MARY A. CLEMENTS surviving wife of W. H. CLEMENTS Decd. for the appointment of appraisers to value the property of herself and her deceased husband and said application being examined by the Court the same is granted. It is therefore ordered by the Court that THOMAS TOWNSEND, Wm. TOWNSEND and ALMA WILSON be and they are here by appointed appraisers to assess the value of said community property.


Ordered that court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.

Tuesday morning 9 oclock court Jany. 30th 1883 met pursuant to adjournment, officers as of yesterday.



J. S. JENKINS admr.

Est. of Jany. 30th 1883

J. W. KEEN Decd.

Now on this day comes J. S. JENKINS and files for approval his bond as administrator of the Estate of J. W. KEEN Ded. and said Bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond is approved and ordered to be Recorded.




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Bond

State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these here presents [sic] that we JOHN S. JENKINS as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of one thousand dollars conditioned that the above bound JOHN S. JENKINS who has been appointed as administrator of the Estate of J. W. KEEN deceased by the County Judge of Collin County shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment.

Witness our hands this the 18th day of January A. D. 1883.


JOHN S. JENKINS

A.M. INGRAHAM

JAS. N. GENT

G. W. FITZHUGH


Before me the undersigned authority personally appeared J. S. JENKINS who on oath solemnly swears that J. W. KEEN deceased died without leaving any lawfull [sic] will so far as he knows or believes and that he will and truly perform all the duties of administrator of the Estate of said deceased.

JOHN S. JENKINS


Sworn to and subscribed before me this

Jany. 30th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Jany. 30th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Ordered that Court adjourn till Court in course.

T. C. Goodner




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The State of Texas Be it remembered

Collin County that the following

Proceedings were heard in

Vacation to wit:


G. N. CHASE Guardn.

Est. of In vacation

GEORGE N. CHASE Febry. 2nd 1883

a minor

Now on this day comes

G. N. CHASAE SR. and files for approval of his bond as guardian of the Estate of G. N. CHASE JR. a minor which bond being examined by the Court and being considered a good and solvent bond is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


State of Texas

Collin County Where as GEO. N. CHASE of Collin County Texas was on the 15th day of January A. D. by the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin Co. Texas in open Court duly appointed Guardian of the Estate of G. N. CHASE JR. a minor and the bond of said Guardian was fixed by said Judge in the sum of Four hundred dollars.

Now therefore know all men by these presents [sic] that we GEO. N. CHASE as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are hereby held and firmly bound unto the Hon. T. C. Goodner Co. Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the full and just sum of ($400.00) Four hundred Dollars for the payment of which sum well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents [sic] conditioned




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however that if the above bounden GEO. N. CHASE will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the Estate of his said Ward GEO. N. CHASE JR. according to law then in that case the above and foregoing bond is to become null and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect. Witness our hands this 28th Day of January A. D. 1883.


G. N. CHASE

DAVID E. LANDON

A.H. KIRKPATRICK


I do solemnly swear that I will discharge all the duties incumbent upon me as Guardian of the persona and Estate of G. N. CHASE JR. according to Law.

G. N. CHASE


Sworn to and subscribed before me this

Febry. 2nd 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk.

Co. Court Collin Co. Texas

Filed Febry. 2nd 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



ED NEILON Admr. In Vacation Febry. 3rd 1883

Est. of

A.P.A. SHAW Decd. Now on this day comes ED NEILON and files for approval of his bond as administrator of the Estate of A. P. A. SHAW Decd. which bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


The State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents [sic] that we ED NEILON as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C.




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Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the sum of two thousand dollars conditioned that the above bounden ED NEILON who has been appointed by the County Judge of Collin County Texas administrator of the Estate of A. P. A. SHAW Decd. shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment.

Witness our hands this the second day of Febry. 1883.


ED NEILON

W. H. TAYLOR

PETER TURBIT


The State of Texas I do solemnly swear that A. P. A. SHAW Decd. died

Collin County without leaving any lawful will as far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of administrator of the Estate of said Deceased.

ED NEILSON


Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 2nd day of Febry. 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Febry. 2nd 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.




J. R. BECK Guardn.

Est. of In Vacation Febry. 5th 1883

JOSEPH BECK

minor Now on this day comes J. R. BECK and files for approval of his bond as guardian of the Estate of JOSEPH BECK a minor which bond being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.




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Bond


State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents [sic] that we J. R. BECK as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the sum of Eight hundred dollars conditioned that the above bounden J. R. BECK who has been appointed by the County Court of Collin County Texas Guardian of the person and Estate of JOSEPH BECK a minor will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the person and Estate of said minor according to Law.

Witness our hands this the 17th of Febry. 1883.

J. R. BECK

J. S. BECK

R. W. WATSON

W. A. AUSTIN


I J. R. BECK do solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge all the duties of Guardian of the person and Estate of JOSEPH BECK a minor according to Law.

J. R. BECK


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 17th day of January 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Co. Court Collin Co. Texas

Filed Febry. 5th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.



J. M. GRAVES In Vacation Febry. 6th 1883

vs. Est. of

GIRARD [GERARD?] LEIGH Decd. Now on this day comes on to be heard the

application…




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of G. M. GRAVES for temporary letters of Administration upon the Estate of GIRARD LEIGH Decd. and it appearing to the Court that a necessity exists for such appointment and it further appearing to the Court that said applicant is a suitable person to receive such appointment and is not disqualified under the law, it is ordered that the said J. M. GRAVES be appointed temporary administrator of the Estate of the said GIRARD LEIGH Decd. with power to preserve said Estate, to collect all doubtful debts due the same, to furnish material to improve the fence on the farm according to the contract (?) of the Decd. and to furnish the Widow and child of Decd. with the necessaries of life until the next term of this Court. It is further ordered that said temporary administrator enter into bond in the sum of One thousand dollars with good security conditioned as the law provides.


Approval of Bond


J. M. GRAVES

Temp. admr. In Vacation

Est. of Febry. 6th 1883

GIRARD LEIGH Decd.

Now on this day comes J. M. GRAVES and files his bond as temporary administrator of the Estate of GIRARD LEIGH Decd. and said bond being examined by the Court and the same being considered a good and solvent bond is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


State of Texas Know all men by these…

Collin County




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presents [sic] that we J. M. GRAVES as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of one thousand dollars conditioned that the above bound J. M. GRAVES who has been appointed temporary administrator of the Est. of GIRARD LEE [sic] Deceased by the County Judge of Collin County shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment.

J. M. GRAVES

G. H. LAIR

F. M. DAVIDSON


The State of Texas I, J. M. GRAVES, who has been appointed

Collin County temporary administrator of the Est. of GIRARD LEE (sic) deceased say I do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform the duties of temporary administrator of the Est. of GERARD LEE {sic] deceased in accordance with law and with the order of the Court appointing me such administrator.

J. M. GRAVES


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Febry. 6th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Febry. 6th 1883.

J. W. Waddill



W. C. GILLESPIE

Guardn. In Vacation Febry. 16th 1883

Est. of

FRANK A. GILLESPIE Now on this day

A minor comes W. C. GILLESPIE

and files for approval…




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his bond as guardian of the Estate of FRANK A. GILLESPIE a minor and said bond being examined by the Court and being considered a good and solvent bond the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


The State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents [sic] that we W. C. GILLESPIE and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of One thousand dollars Conditioned that the above bounden W. C. GILLESPIE who has been appointed Guardian of the Estate of FRANK A. GILLESPIE a minor by the County Court of said County will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the Estate of such ward according to law.

Witness our hand this the 16th day of Febry. 1883.

W. C. GILLESPIE

F. M. THOMPSON

his

R. F. X HEDGCOXE

mark


The State of Texas I W. C. GILLESPIE Guardian of the Estate of

Collin County FRANK A. GILLESPIE a minor do solemnly swear

that I will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian in said Estate. This the 31st day of March

A. D. 1883.

W. C. GILLESPIE


Sworn to and subscribed before me this March 31st 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Febry 16th 1883 [sic]

J. W. Waddill clk.




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The State of Texas In Vacation March 5th 1883

vs.

J. C. COWAN On this day information having

Lunatic been made in writing by E. N. McCANLY that J. C. COWAN is a person of unsound mind, T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County cause the said J. C. COWAN to be brought before him and the County attorney appearing for the state the parties announced ready for trial. Then came a jury of six good and lawful men to wit: J. W. BLANTON and five others who were duly empanelled and sworn and who after hearing the evidence adduced retired to consider their verdict and after mature deliberation returned into Court the following verdict in answer to the following special Issued submitted to them by the Court to wit:


1st Is J. C. COWAN the Defendant of unsound mind?

Ans. Yes

2nd If the Defendant is of unsound mind is it necessary that he should be place under restraint?

Answer. He should.

3rd If you answer both the foregoing questions in the affirmative, then what is the age and nativity of the Defendant?

Ans: Thirty five years. Tennessee.

4th How many attacks of insanity has he had and how long has the present attack existed?

Ans. One attack. About 3 weeks.

5th Is insanity hereditary in the family of the Defendant or not?

Ans. It is not.

6th Is the Defendant possessed of any estate? If so of what does it consist and its Estimated value.

Answer: None

7th If the Defendant is possessed of no estate are there any persons legally liable for his support? If so name them.

Answer: None that we know.

JOS. W. BLANTON Foreman




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It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that said verdict be approved and that said J. C. COWAN be and he is hereby adjudged a lunatic and that he be conveyed to the Lunatic Asylum at Austin Texas unless released on bond by relatives or friends as required by law.



The State of Texas In Vacation March 13th 1883

vs.

G. DARLAND Lunatic On this day information having been made in writing by S. H. BURTON that G. DARLAND is a person of unsound mind, T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County caused the said G. DARLAND to be brought before him and the County attorney appearing for the State the parties announced ready for trial.

There came a jury of six good and lawful men to wit: C. D. BATES and five others who were duly empanelled and sworn and who after hearing the evidence adduced retired to consider their verdict and after mature deliberation returned into Court the following verdict in answer to the following special issues submitted to them by the Court to wit:


1st Is G. DARLAND the Defendant of unsound mind?

Ans. Yes

2nd If the Defendant is of unsound mind is it necessary that he should be placed under restraint?

Ans. Yes

3rd If you answer both the foregoing questions in the affirmative, then what is the age and nativity of the Defendant?

Ans. Thirty Eight years. Kentucky

4th How many attacks of insanity has he had and how long has the present attack existed?

Ans. Two. Ten days.

5th Is insanity hereditary in the family of




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the Defendant or not:

Ans. No

6th Is the Defendant possessed of any Estate and if so of what does it consist and its estimated value.

Ans. No Estate

7th If the Deft. is possessed of no Estate are there any persons legally liable for his support? If Yea name them.

Ans. Parents with no Estate.

C. D. BATES Foreman


It is therefore ordered by the Court that said verdict be approved and that the said G. DARLAND be and he is hereby adjudged a lunatic and that the he confined by the Sheriff of Collin County until information can be obtained from the Superintendent of the Asylum at Austin as to whether or not said DORLAND can be admitted in to said institution or until released on bond by relations or friends as law provides.

T. C. Goodner

Co. Judge




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The State of Texas Be it remembered that on this the 3rd Monday

Collin County the same day of March 1883 the Hon. County Court of Collin County for civil & probate business was duly opened (?) by the Sheriff of said County. Officers of Court present WmS. Warden Sheriff and J. W. Waddill Clerk of said Court and the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge not being present the sheriff adjourned the Court until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.


Tuesday morning 9 o’clock Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday. And the County Judged being absent the Sheriff adjourned Court until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.


Wednesday morning 9 oclock Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday. Present and presiding the Hon. T. C. Goodner and other officers as of yesterday. Ordered that Court adjourn until Monday morning March 26th 1883 at 9 oclock.


Monday morning 9 oclock a. m. March 26th 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment. Officers as heretofore.



G. W. COFFMAN admr. Monday March 26th 1883

Est. of Final Report & application for

C. BLACK Decd. disintuition [sic].

On this day this cause is continued by the administrator.



T. J. POWELL Monday March 26th 1883

vs. Est. of

J. T. ALEXANDER On this day came on to

Minor




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be heard the application of T. J. POWELL for letters of Guardianship of the Estate of J. T. ALEXANDER a minor and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law had been given and said minor is over the age of fourteen years and filed his request in writing that said applicant be appointed guardian of his said Estate & person and it further appearing to the Court that said T. J. POWELL is a suitable person to receive such appointment and is not disqualified under the Law, it is ordered by the Court that the said application be granted and that said T. J. POWELL be appointed guardian of the person and Estate of said J. T. ALEXANDER minor, and that letters of guardianship issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of Seven hundred dollars Conditioned as the law required with good & approved security and taking the oath prescribed by law.


Application


The State of Texas

Collin County In County Court March Term 1883

To the Hon. County Court of said County: Your petitioner THOS. J. POWELL a citizen of Collin County would represent that J. T. ALEXANDER is a minor about 17 years of age, resident of Collin County who has no guardian of his person or estate. That both parents of said minor are dead and that he is entitled to an Estate of the probable value of Three hundred and seventy five Dollars.

That said minor has requested petitioner to apply for Guardianship of his person and Estate and selected petitioner for his guardian as will appear from his written statement herewith filed marked Exhibit A, and made a part thereof. Wherefore petitioner prays that citation issue upon this application and that upon final hearing he be appointed guardian of the person




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and estate of said minor. He would further state that he is not disqualified from acting as such.

K. R. Craig

Atty. for Petitioner POWELL


The State of Texas In County Court Collin Co.

Collin County I request of the Court that THOS. J. POWELL be appointed guardian of my person and Estate.

This McKinnney Texas Febry. 14th 1883.

J. T. ALEXANDER

Filed Febry. 14th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Probate Notice


The State of Texas In The County Court

County of Collin To the March Term 1883

The State of Texas to the Sheriff or any constable of Collin County Greeting= Your are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your county one of which shall be at the Court House door Copies of the following notice:

The State of Texas. To all persons interested in the welfare of the person and Estate of J. T. ALEXANDER a minor, T. J. POWELL has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for letters of Guardianship of the person and Estate of said minor; which will be heard at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in March 1883 at the Court house there of in the city of McKinney at which time all persons interested in said minor may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

Here in fail not under penalty of law and of this writ make due return.

Issued the 14th Day of Febry. 1883.

Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of said Court and the seal there of at office in the city of

McKinney this 14th day of Febry. 1883.

L. S. J. W. Waddill clk. Co. Court Collin Co.



Sheriff’s Return


Came to hand the 15th day of Febry. 1883




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and executed same day by posted [sic] copies of the within in three public places in the County one of which was at the Court house door.

Wms. Warden Shff. Collin Co.



J. M. COPE Admr. Monday March 28th 1883

Estate of

L. D. & E. MAYFIELD On this day came on to be heard

Decd. the final account of J. M. COPE as administrator of the Estate of L. D. MAYFIELD and EASTER MAYFIELD Deceased and it appearing to the Court that due & legal notice of said final settlement has been given for the time and in the manner required by law. And the Court being fully advised in the premises and it appearing to the Court that said final settlement is fully fairly and correctly made it is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed that said final settlement be and the same is hereby approved. It further appearing that JOSHUA MAYFIELD, JAMES MAYFIELD and ROBERT MAYFIELD all minors are the only heirs at Law of said L. D. & EASTER MAYFIELD Deceased, their heirship in said Estate is hereby established and it further appearing that J. M. COPE is the legally appointed guardian of the said minor heirs it is ordered adjudged and decreed that Administrator pay over to J. M. COPE the Guardian of said minors the sum of Five hundred & Nineteen & 35/100 dollars it being the balance now remaining in his hands on final settlement. It is finally ordered that when J. M. COPE files his vouchers (including the receipt of J. M. COPE as guardian for the minor heirs of L. D. MAYFIELD and EASTER MAYFIELD for the balance now in his hands as administrator) showing that he disposed of all the estate of said L. D. and EASTER MAYFIELD Deceased that he be discharged




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from all further duty and responsibility on account of said Estate, that the clerk of this Court record said final Account and that the succession be closed.



Final Account


The State of Texas In County Court

County of Collin Jany. Term 1883 [sic]


J. M. COPE adm. To the Hon. T. C. Goodner

Est. of Judge of the County

L. D. & E. MAYFIELD Court of Collin County

Decd. Texas

I J. M. COPE administrator of the Estate of L. D. MAYFIELD and EASTER MAYFIELD Deceased represents and shows that he has collected all claims due the Estate of his intestates & that he has paid all debts which the Estate of the said L. D. and EASTER MAYFIELD owed except the cost of administration which he is ready to pay at any time. The premises considered administrator comes and files this his final account of his administration of the Estate of his intestates as aforesaid and asks to be discharged from all further duty and responsibility on account of said Estate.

Administrator charges himself as follows:


Amt. collected from M. M. BENGE on a/c

$70.00

Amt. collected from G. J. DAVIE on note

29377

Amt. collected from G. C. CORRY on note

27.80

Amt. collected from JAMES POOL on note

124.95

Amt. collected from C. H. COPE on note

41.00

Amt. collected from W. H. CADWELL on note

134.92

Amt. collected from W. P. DERR on note

81.15

Amt. collected from J. K. McBEE on note

21.00

Amt. collected from ALLEN STRLIPLAND on note

31.53

Amt. collected from ANDY BAYO on note

8.87

Amt. collected from J. W. PATTERSON on note

6.00

Amt. collected from E. C. THOMPSON on note

327.11??

Amt. carried fwd.

$898.10





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Amt. brght. Forwd.

$898.10

Amt. rcd. of J. P. HUNTER on note

53.81

Amt. rcd. of L. H. COOK on note

18.37 ½

1

17.06

Amt. rcd. of J. H. STANFORD on note

17.85

Amt. rcd. of J. D. BAKER on note

103.68

Total receipts

$1108.87 ½

Deduct total disbursements

589.52

Bal. on hand

$ 519.35 ½


The foregoing includes all receipts from every source including interest at ten per cent on the notes given by the various persons who purchased property at the sale of the personal property as per report filed the 23rd Jany. 1882. Administrator call[s]l attention to an error in said report filed 23rd Jany. 1882 where in J. D. BAKER is reported to have made two purchases of corn one of 25 bushels for $17.50 and the other of 150 bushels at $97.50 when the facts are that J. D. BAKER only made one purchase of 150 bushels at $97.50 and the other purchase of 25 bushels of corn at $17.50 is an error no such purchase having been made. Administrator calls attention to another error in the report aforesaid where in W. H. CALDWELL is reported to have bought at said sale a bay colt for $45.50 when in truth and in fact he only bid & paid $40.50 for said colt. These two errors amounting to the sum of $22.50 not included in the aggregate sum collected & reported in this final account and administrator asks that this report be considered as correcting the report of sale made & filed on the 23rd day of Jany. 1882. Administrator asks credit for the following disbursements viz:


Voucher no. 1

By amt. paid W. E. COPE for getting up Cattle & Horses

7 days

$14.00

Voucher no. 2

By amt. paid W. L. COPE for getting up Cattle & Horses

14.00

Voucher no. 3

By amt. paid C. H. COPE for getting up Cattle & Horses

14.00

Voucher no. 4

By amt. paid B. M. STINEBAUGH for getting up Cattle &

Horses 1 day

2.00





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Voucher no. 5

G. H. WHITE cost on Judgment

4.30

Voucher no. 6

Appraisers appraising property

6.00

Voucher no. 7

T. H. DUKE an a/c vs. Estate

10.15

Voucher no. 8

J. H. BINGHAM Admr. notice

3.00

Voucher no. 9

G. W. POOL a/c vs. Estate

16.64

Voucher no. 10

JOHN COX a/c vs. Estate

10.00

Voucher no. 11

JAS. ANDREWS a/c note vs. Estate

22.80

Voucher no. 12

Neatherly & Church a/c vs. Estate

24.50

Voucher no. 13

W. H. BRENNETT (?) a/c vs. Estate

9.10

Voucher no. 14

W. A. BELL a/c vs. Estate

16.70

Voucher no. 15

R. A. TAYLOR a/c vs. Estate

35.44

Voucher no. 16

L. W. OGLESBY Taxes

16.67

Voucher no. 17

J. M. COPE a/c vs. Estate

114.00

Voucher no. 18

J. P. & D. Y. HUNTER a/c vs. Estate

49.00

Voucher no. “

J. P. & D. Y. HUNTER Boarding JAS.. MAYFIELD 2 mos.

10.00

Voucher no. “

J. P. & D. Y. HUNTER Boarding JOSH MAYFIELD 2 mos.

2.50

Voucher no. “

J. P. & D. Y. HUNTER Boarding ROBT. MAYFIELD 2 mos.

2.50


Amt. paid for fence wire for the real estate

20.00

Voucher no. 19 court costs paid J. W. Waddill

38.35

Voucher no. 20 attys. fees paid J. M. PEARSON

50.00

Amt. due administrator as comms. [commissions] To 5% on amt. of Receipts

55.44

To 5% all disbursements

25.43

To amt. paid BINGHAM for notices of final account

3.00

Total disbursements

$589.52


Administrator show that the heirs of the Estate are JOSHUA MAYFIELD, M. MAYFIELD, JAMES MAYFIELD and ROBERT MAYFIELD who are all minors and reside in Copeville Collin County Texas and that J. M. COPE the guardian of each of said Minors also resides at Copeville Collin County Texas and that said Guardian and Administrator is one and the same person.


J. M. COPE Admr.

Pr. J. M. Pearson Atty.


State of Texas

Collin County This day personally appeared before me the undersigned and authority J. M. COPE who having been by me duly sworn says that the allegations in the foregoing final account of his administration of the Community Property of the Estate of L. D. & EASATER MAYFIELD Deceased is.




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true and that said final account is a full and correct exhibit of his administration.


J. M. COPE


Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 29th day of December 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed Decr. 29th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.




R. MURCHISON admr. Monday March 26th 1883

Est. of

W. A. DOAK Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the account of R. MURCHISON administrator of the Estate of W. A. DOAK Decd. and the Court having examined said account and the vouchers accompanying the same it is ordered by the Court that the said final account be approved and that said administrator be discharged from his trust and this succession closed and that the clerk of this Court record said final account.



Final account


The State of Texas To the Count Court of Collin

Collin County County Texas:

R. MURCHISON administrator of the Estate of W. A. DOAK Deceased would represent that there came into his hands as administrator of said estate as shown by inventory and appraisement property estimated to be of the value of $285.00

That by his annual report filed in this court Feby. 19th 1878 (?) it

appeared that he has received the sum of 190.00

And paid out 49.35

leaving a balance of $140.65

That by his annual report filed Jany….




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12th 1881 he received 70.00

And paid out 23.30

Leaving a balance in his hands of $187.35

Since that tie he has received of Judgmt vs. H. H. PATTERSON 92.00

Making the sum of $279.35

That since his last settlement he has paid out the following sums to wit:

To Graham & Houghton

Voucher 1

15.95

To JANE HAYWOOD

Voucher 2

11.42

To ALEX MURCHISON

Voucher 3

94.63

To R. MURCHISON

Voucher 4

50.00

To W. D. MURCHISON

Voucher 5

9.75

To R. M. BOUNDS

Voucher 6

40.72

To J. M. WRIGHT

Voucher 7

10.00

To J. FLEMMING

Voucher 8

16.66

To GRANVILLE WEST

Voucher 9

18.50

Total Paid out


267.60

To court fees

Voucher 10

37.50

To Printers fees

Voucher 11

2.00

To Admrs. comm(issions) on

$279.35 received


14.96

To Admrs. comm(issions) on

$279.35 Paid out


14.96

To R. MALTBIE atty. fees

Voucher 12

35.00



$372.05

Recapitulation


Amt. on hand at last settlement $185.35

Rec. 1st Sept. 1881 on Judgmt. vs. H. H PATTERSON 92.00

$277.35


The premises considered your petitioner shows that he has fully administered said Estate as shown by his reports and prays that all parties interested in said Estate be cited to appear and contest this report if they think proper and on the final hearing he prays Judgment that his account filed herein be allowed and approved and Recorded and that he be finally discharged of his trust.

R. MALTBIE atty. for petitioner


The State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority R. MURCHISON admr. of the Est. of W. A. DOAK who being duly




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sworn says that the foregoing report is correct and true this Jany. 17th 1883.


R. MURCHISON


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 17th day of Jany. A. D. 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk


Filed Jany. 17th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.




H. CARVER Monday March 26th 1883

vs.

T. Z. & M. C. RATCLIFF Now on this day came on to

Minors be heard the application of

H. CARVER praying the Court to apprentice T. Z. RATCLIFF and M. C. RATCLIFF minors to him the said H. CARVER. Which application is as follows to wit:


The State of Texas In County Court of said County

County of Collin March Term 1883

To the Hon. County Court of said County:

Your petitioner HENRY CARVER a resident citizen of said County represent(s) that THOMAS Z. RATCLIFF aged 8 years and MINNIE C. RATCLIFF aged 4 years are resident orphans of said County they having neither father nor mother nor any estate for their support and maintenance. Petitioner shows that he is not disqualified from having said orphans apprenticed to him. Wherefore he prays that due notice be given as required by law and that on the hearing said orphans be apprenticed to him in the manner provided by law.

H. CARVER


Sworn to before me this Feby. 22nd 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.


And said application being heard and fully understood by the Court, and it appearing that notice required by law has been given and that said applicant was a suitable person and not disqualified under the law and it further appearing that said T. Z. RATCLIFF




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[and] M. C. RATCLIFF are residents of Collin County it is ordered by the Court that said applications be granted and that said H. CARVER shall be entitled to the care and custody of said minors upon his filing with Clerk of this Court two bonds in the sum of One thousand dollars each payable to each of said Wards respectively. Conditioned as provided by law with good and approved security on each of said bonds.



Wm. M. STINNETT March 26th 1883

Guardn.

Est.

SUE E. STINNETT et al 2nd Annual Report

minors

On this day this cause was continued by operation of Law.



W. S. GRAHAM Guardn. Monday March 26th 1883

Est. of

HARVEY D. GRAHAM

minor Annual Report

On this day this cause is continued by operation of Law.



W. S. GRAHAM Guardn. Monday March 26th 1883

Est. of

NANNIE J. GRAHAM

Minor On this day this cause is continued by operation of law.



N. S. CRENSHAW Guardn. Monday March 26th 1883

Est. of

BULA BROCKMAN et al

minors On this day this cause is continued by operation of law.



W. D. PARKER Guardn. Monday March 26th 1883

Est. of

LOU E. BRADLEY a minor On this day this cause is continued by operation of law.




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T. J. NEW Monday March 26th 1883

vs.

Est. of SALLIE S. NEW et al Now on this day came on to be heard the

Minors the application of T. J. NEWS for letters of guardianship on the persons and Estate of SALLIE S. NEW, JOHN T. NEW, MARY C. NEW and IDA NEW, minors. And the Court having examined and fully understood said application and it appearing that notice required by law had been given and that SALLIE S. NEW and JOHN T. NEW are over 14 years of age and have filed their consent in writing that said applicant be appointed their guardian and it further appearing that the said T. J. NEW is a suitable person to receive such appointment and is not disqualified under the law to act as such guardian it is ordered that said application be granted and that letters of guardianship issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of ($400.00) four hundred dollars with good security conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law, It is further ordered that GEORGE HERNDON, JASPER HAND and TAYLOR CHAMBERS be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to the Estate of said minors.



Application


State of Texas

Collin County T. C. Goodner Judge of Collin County

Your petitioner T. J. NEW a citizen of Collin County Texas would represent to your Hon. SALLIE S. NEW, JOHN T. NEW, MARY C. NEW and IDA NEW all minors and children of petitioner. SALLIE S. NEW and JOHN T. NEW are over 14 years of age. MARY C. NEW, 13 years old and IDA NEW 10 years old---Petitioner would represent that said minor have some real




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Estate situated in Collin County Texas containing about 14 acres worth $200.00. Petitioner would represent that the sale of said land is necessary for the support and maintenance of said minors. Petitioner asks that he be appointed Guardian for said minors and that citation issue.


Feby. 12th 1883

T. J. NEW

Filed March 6th 1883.

J. W. Waddill


State of Texas

Collin County I SALLIE S. NEW and JOHN NEW of the age respectively SALLIE 19 years old and JOHN T. NEW is 15 years old. We hereby nominate appoint and suggest our father T. J. NEW to act for us as our guardian in the County Court of Collin County.

This Feby. 16th 1883.

SALLIE S. NEW

JOHN T. NEW


Probate Notice


The State of Texas In the County Court

Collin County To the March Term 1883

The State of Texas to the Sheriff or any constable of Collin County, Greeting.

You are here by commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your county one of which shall be at the Court House door copies of the following notice.

The State of Texas to all persons interested in Guardianship of the Estate SALLIE S., JOHN T., MARY C. & IDA NEW, T. J. NEW has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for letters of Guardianship of the Estates of said Minors which be heard at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in March 1883 at the Court House thereof in the city of McKinney, at which time all persons interested in said minors may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

Herein fail not under penalty of…




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law and of this writ make due return.

Issued the 6th day of March 1883

Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of the said

L. S. Court and the seal there of at office

in the city of McKinney this 6th day of

March 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clerk Co.

Court Collin County Texas


Sheriff’s Return

Came to hand the 6th day of March 1883 and executed same day by Posting copies of the within in three public places in the County one of which was at the Court House door.

Wms. Warden Shff. Collin County Texas



J. M. GRAVES Monday March 26th 1883

vs. Est. of

GIRARD LEIGH Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the application of J. M. GRAVES for permanent letters of administration of the Estate of GIRARD LEIGH Deceased. Which application being examined by the Court and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that the notice required by law has been given and that said J. M. GRAVES is a suitable person to receive such appointed and not disqualified under the law to act as such administrator it is ordered that said application be granted and that letters of administration issue to him upon said Estate upon his entering into bond in the sum of fifteen thousand dollars conditioned as the law require sand taking the oath prescribed by law. It is further ordered that J. R. ROGERS, J. F. GIBSON and JESSE ORENDUFF be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to the Estate of the said GIRARD LEIGH.




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G. W. GRAYUM admr. Monday March 26th 1883

Est. of

PERRY GRAYUM Decd. Now on this came on to be heard the annual Report of the condition of the Estate of PERRY GRAYUM Decd. Filed by G. W. GRAYUM administrator of the said Estate and said report being examined by the Court and it appearing that the same was correct it is ordered that the said Report be approved and recorded. It is further ordered that the order heretofore made by this Court authorizing the sale of certain land belonging to said Estate for cash be rescinded and said administrator is hereby ordered to sell said land at private sale on a credit of Eight months the timbered land to be sold by said administrator in such size tracts as such administrator may deem to the best advantage of the said Estate taking notes of purchasers with good and approved security as provided by law.


Report


G. W. GRAYUM admr. Now comes said administrator

Est. of and makes his annual report

PERRY GRAYUM Decd. showing the condition of said Estate.

Said administrator has received the following amounts since his last report:


1883 July 28th

Recd. of R. S. (J.) SNEED on note

50.00

July 10th

Recd. of D. BIGGS on note

30.45

Nov. 3rd

Recd. of JONATHAN GRAYUM

55.24

Decr. 13th

Recd. of ARCH CAMPBELL

29.12



$165.81

5 per cent comns.

(commissions) on $165.80



8.29



$157.52

Cash on hand last Report


127.68



285.20





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Cash paid out

Paid S. W. SNOW

Voucher 1

$25.00

Paid Dr. CALLOWAY

Voucher 2

10.00

Paid L. W. OGLESBY Tax

Voucher 3

15.00

Paid A. J. BURNS

Voucher 4

7.00

Paid R. A. SNEED

Voucher 5

1.00

Paid R. C. WHITE atty.

Voucher 6

10.00



$68.00

Paid Cost bill


24.53

Paid Tax Receipts for 1882


7.34



$99.87

5 percent Comsns. (Commission) on 99.87


5.00



$104.87


Cash Recd. to date since last Report and

Balance cash on last Report $285.20

104.87

Balance cash on hand March 6th 1883 $180.33 [sic]

Said administrator would report that he has the following claims on hands not collect to wit:

Balance of note on ANDREW CAMPBELL about $12.00

note on JOHN McKINNEY about 120.00

note on ISAAC NEWCOM about 75.00

note on J. D. GRAYUM about 40.00

note on JONATHAN GRAYUM about 18.80

Total $265.80

The above notes all bear the date Decr. 10th 1883.

Said administrator asks an order changing the one made at the July term of you Honor’s Court directing him to sell the real Estate belonging to his decedent’s Estate for Cost [sic-Cash?] at private sale to an order to sell said real Estate on a credit of Eight months at private sale for the reason said administrator has not been able to sell said land for cash.


G. W. GRAYUM admr.

Est. of PERRY GRAYUM Decd.

Sworn to before me this March 6th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed March 16th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



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