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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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Certificate of Registry granted June 12, 1815 to John Edward Acres, administrator of the goods of Sarah Acres formerly Sparrow deceased whilst living the relict and universal Legatee named in the will of Samuel Sparrow formerly of Peckham in the County of Surry, afterwards belonging to the Merchant Ship Industry but late of Charleston North America deceased.

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The last Will and testament of Samuel Sparrow late of South Carolina in the United States of America

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South Carolina July 7th: 1799

        

My Chief motive for writing this, I am much distressed and fearful of treachery  however, I trust to providence I find the yellow fever prevailing and may prove fatal  I leave at my death all my property to my Wife Sarah Sparrow

/____/   Samuel Sparrow.  / ~

 28th Dec. 1803  On which day appeared personally Broome Phillips Witts of Friday Street in the Parish of S Margarets quoses London gentleman and Thomas Russell of London Road in the Parish of St Georges Southwark in the County of Surry Gentleman and jointly and severally made Oath that they knew and were well acquainted with Samuel Sparrow formerly of South Lambert in the County of Surry and late of Shadds Place Peckham in the Parish of St Giles Camberwell in the same County but in America deceased for many years before and to the time of his death and during such times have frequently seen him write and write and subscribe his name to writing and are Hereby being well acquainted with his manner and character of hand writing and subscription and having now carefully viewed and inspected the paper writing hereunto annexed purporting to be the last will and testament and testament of the said deceased the said will being in the Words following to Wit South Carolina  July 7th 1799 my Chief motive for Writing this I am

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 much Distressed and fearful of treachery however I must trust to providence I find the yellow fever prevailing and may prove fatal I leave at my death all my property to my wife Sarah Sparrow and thus subscribed Samuel Sparrow which the  Deponents say they verily and in their conscience believe the whole body devise and contents of the said will and the named Saml Sparrow subscribed Hereunto as aforesaid to be of the proper handwriting and subscription of the said Samuel Sparrow the testator deceased  /____/  Broome P Wilte /___/  Tho. Russell /____/ same day the said Broome P. Wilte and Thomas Russell was duly sworn to the truth of  this affidavit before me /___/  /Sigd/ S. Parsons Surrate /___/  Pr  I. J: Pott Not Pub.l,

 

Janr. 1814

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Extracted by Edward Toller}
Proctor Doctors Commons  }

 

Certificate of Registry granted June 12th 1815 to John Edward Acres the husband and administrator of the goods of Sarah Acres formerly Sparrow deceased whilst living the relict and universal Legatee named in the will of Samuel Sparrow formerly of Peckham in the County of Surry afterwards belonging to the Merchant Ship Industry but late of Charleston North America deceased

Sparrow, Samuel, File C30, Will Book A, Page 28, 1815

NOTE:

The Documents of July 7, 1799 and December 28, 1803
that Acres used to get the Certificate of Registry
was extracted for him by Edward Toller, Proctor Doctors Commons [City of London]

[Image 23]

Nova Scotia Probate Records, 1760-1993 Cape Breton Will books, 1802-1867, V4-V31

"Nova Scotia Probate Records, 1760-1993," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/
61903/3:1:3QS7-99ZR-KXW5?cc=2134302&wc=SN1G-FMQ%3A1412591302%2C1412642031 : 4 November 2014),
Cape Breton > Will books, 1802-1867, V4-V31 > image 23 of 390; county courthouses, Nova Scotia.

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Island of Cape Breton 

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Viz.? Richard Stout Esquire Surrogate General of His  Majesty's Court of Probate of Wills and  for Granting Letters of Administration in  and for the Island of Cape Breton and its Dependencies

To our truly and well beloved John Edward Acres Administrator of the right good Chattles and Estate of Samuel Sparrow late of the Island of Cape Breton

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Whereas the said Samuel Sparrow has as alleged died having  whilst living and at the time of his death Goods Chattles and Credits in the Island aforesaid by raison where of the [sole?] owning and Granting Administrator of all and Singular the said Goods and Chattles &
Credits and also the Auditing and allowing and finally discharging the Accounts these are well Known to appertain wholy to us, and we bring [desirous?] that the said Goods and Chattles and Credits may be well and faithfully Administered [applied?] and disposed of according to Law. To therefore by these presents grant full power and Authority to you the said John Edward Acres in whose fidelity we confide to administer and fully dispose of the Goods Chattles and Credits of the said deceased and to ask demand recover and Receive whatever debts and Credits which whilst living and at the time of his death did any way belong to his Estate and to pay whatever debts the said deceased at the time of his death did owe so far as the said Goods and Chattles and Credits will thereunto Contend and the law requires you, bring first Sworn will and and [sic] faithfully to administer the same and to make a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods Chattles and Credits of the said deceased and to Exhibit the same unto the Register of said Court of Probated Wills on or before the Eleventh day of January next ensuing and to also to render a true and just Account thereof on or before the Eleventh day of January which shall be in the year One thousand Eight hundred and Seventeen And We do by Virtue of these presents Certain and definite you the said John Edward Acres Administrator of all and Singular the Goods Chattles and Credits of the said deceased ________________ _______  ______
Given under my hand and Seal at  Sydney in the Island  of Cape Breton this twelve day of June in this year of  Our lord One thousand Eight hundred and Fifteen and  in the Fifty Fifth Year of His Majestys Reign ____________________
Enter'd and Record the 19th of August 1817__________   

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