David Walton Estate Letters
David J. Walton Letter of Estate, 1845
Source: Robertson County, TN. Will Book 12, page 462.
Transcribed by Sharon Smith
State of Tennessee Robertson County Court September term 1845
Whereas it appearing to the Court here that David J. WALTON is dec'd and having made no will and testament and application being made by Vincent WILLIAMS to have Letters of Administration granted to him on the estate of said David J. WALTON deceased, he having given bond and security as by law in such cases as required by law. Thereupon the Court ordered that he have Letters accordingly. These are therefore to authorize and impower you the said Vincent WILLIAMS to enter into and upon all and singular the goods, chattels, lands & tenements, rights and credits of the said D.J. WALTON deceased and the same unto your possession take wheresoever to be found in this State and a true and perfect inventory thereof to make and return to our answering County Court an oath and all the just debts of the intestate so far as the estate will amount or extend, the residue thereof deliver to those who may have a right thereto by law. Herein fail not.
Witness Joseph E. WINFIELD, Clerk of our court at office the 1st day of September 1845.
J. WINFIELD, Clerk
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