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PROBATE SILAS STERRY
[CONNECTICUT, 1783]

 

ESTATE OF
Sterry, Silas
TOWN OF Groton
DATE 1783 NO. 3154
Stonington Probate District
1 Bond
1 Total Documents

Know all Men by these Presents, That we Olive Sterry and Samuel Mallison both of Groton in the County of New London &c are bolden and stand firmly bound and obliged unto Charles Philps Esq. Judge of the Court of Probate for the District of Stonington in the penal sum of five hundred pounds lawf[u]l money of said State: To be paid to the said Charles Philps Judge, or to his certain Attorney or Successors, in said office To the which Payment well and truely to be made and done, we the said Olive Sterry and Samuel Mallison do bind ourselves, and each of us, our Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, and each and every of them, for, and in the Whole, firmly by these Presents, Signed with our Hands, and Sealed with our Seals. Dated at Stonington the second day of Sept Annoque Domini, One Thousand seven Hundred and eighty three.

The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bounden Olive Sterry now appointed Administratrix of all and singular the Goods, Chattles, Credits and Effects of Silas Sterry deceased, do make, or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattles, Credits and Estate of the said deceased, which have, or shall come to be the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of the said Olive Sterry or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for him; and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited into the Registry of the said Court of Probates in the District of Stonington at or before the 2 day of October next ensuing; And the same Goods, Chattles, Credits and Estate, and all other the Goods, Chattles, Credits and Estate of the said deceased, at the Time of his Death, which at any Time after shall come into the Hands or Possession of the said Olive Sterry 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 true and just Account of his said Administration, at or before the second Day of Septemr. And all the Rest and Reidue of the said Goods, Chattles, Credits and Estate which shall be found remaining upon the said Administratrix Account, the same being first examined and allowed by the said Court of Probates, shall deliver and pay unto such Person or Persons respectively as the said Court of Probates by their Decree, or Sentence, pursuant to the true Intent and Meaning of the Law shall limit and appoint. And if it shall hereafter appear that any last Will and Testament was made by the said deceased; and the Executor or Executors therein named do exhibit the same into the said Court, making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly; if the said Olive Sterry being thereunto required, 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 none effect or else to remain in full Force and Virtue.
Olive Sterry her mark
Samuel Mallison
In the Presence of
Elna Rossiter
Park Allign[?]

Silas Sterry
Admn Bonds Seal