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U. S. COURT CENTRAL
ANTLERS, INDIAN TERRITORY
ADMINISTRATORS RECORD BOOK "B"
Submitted by: Teresa Young
Application for Administration
Transcribed by Teresa Young
Administrator Record Book 'B', Page 24.
No. 625 of LYMAN JONES, Deceased.
APPLICATION FOR ADMINISTRATION.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INDIAN TERRITORY, CENTRAL DISTRICT, ANTLERS DIVISION.
CHARLES JONES says that to the best of his knowledge and belief, the value of the estate of LYMAN JONES (his son), who died in said Division of the Indian Territory, of which he was a resident, on or about the 28 day of August A. D. 1903, is Five Hundred Dollars, that the heirs of said LYMAN JONES deceased, are:
CHARLES JONES, residing in Nashoba, Indian Territory;
that said LYMAN JONES, died without a will; that he will make a perfect inventory of and faithfully administer all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, of the said deceased, and pay his debts, so far as the assets which may come to his hands will extend and the law directs, and that he will account for and pay over, according to law, all assets which shall come to his hands or possession.
Signed by CHARLES JONES (his 'X' mark, witness attest by S. P. DAVENPORT
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 30 day of December A. D. 1904. By THOS. B. LATHAM, U. S. Comm
BOND OF ADMINISTRATION.
We, CHARLES JONES as principal and ROBERT WHITE and ROBINSON CHOAT, as sureties, acknowledge ourselves to be indebted to United States of America in the sum of One Thousand Dollars.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden CHARLES JONES, administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of LYMAN JONES deceased, shall make or cause to be made, a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the deceased, which have or may come to the hands, possession or knowledge of him, the said CHARLES JONES, or into the hands or possession of any other person for him, and the same so made shall return and exhibit in the office of the Clerk of the Court of Probate in the Central District of the Indian Territory, at Antlers, within sixty days of the date of the above obligation, and all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the deceased, which shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of him, the said CHARLES JONES, he shall well and truly administer according to law, and pay the debts of the deceased as far as his assets will extend and the law direct; and further, make or cause to be made just and true accounts of his administration, and make due and proper settlement thereof, from time to time, according to law or the lawful order, sentence or decree of any Court having competent jurisdiction, and shall moreover well and truly do and perform all other matters and things touching said administration, that are or may be prescribed by law, or enjoined on such administration by the lawful order, sentence or decree of any Court having competent jurisdiction; then the above obligation to be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereto subscribed our names and affixed our seals this 30 day of December A. D., 1904.
Signed by: CHARLES JONES, (his 'X' mark) ROBERT WHITE and ROBINSON CHOAT (his 'X' mark, both witness by S. P. DAVENPORT)
We, CHARLES JONES, as principal and ROBERT WHITE and ROBINSON CHOAT sureties on the within bond, do each of us solemnly swear that we are worth, over and above our indebtedness and all liabilities and exemptions, the respective amounts set opposite our names, and that our property is within the Indian Territory: CHARLES JONES, $1,000.00; ROBERT WHITE, $1,000.00; ROBINSON CHOAT, $1,000.00;
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 30 day of December A. D. 1904.
Signed by THOS. B. LATHAM, U. S. Comm.
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION.
Know Ye, That Whereas, LYMAN JONES of the Antlers Judicial Division of the Indian Territory died intestate, as it is said, on or about the 28 day of August A. D. 1904, having at the time of his death personal property in the Indian Territory which may be lost, destroyed or diminished in value, if speedy can be not taken of the same; to the end therefore, that the said property may be collected, preserved and disposed of according to law, we do hereby appoint CHARLES JONES of said Central District of the Indian Territory, administrator of all and singular the goods and chattells, rights and credits which were of the said LYMAN JONES at the time of his death, with full power and authority to dispose of the said property, according to law, and to collect all moneys due the said deceased, and in general to do and perform all other acts and things which are or hereafter may be required by him by law.
Witness, The Honorable THOS C. HUMPHRY, Judge of the United States Court in the Indian Territory, and the seal thereof, at Antlers in the Indian Territory, this 30 day of December A. D. 1904.
Signed by JOS. R. FOLTZ, Deputy and E. J. FANNIN, Clerk
(Note by Teresa Young: On top, shows LYMAN JONES died August 28, 1903, but on the bottom shows LYMAN JONES died August 28, 1904)
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