Docket Entry, Order, 31 May 1845 [Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS v. Heirs of JS]
Docket Entry, Order, [, Hancock Co., IL, 31 May 1845], Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS v. Heirs of JS (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court, in Chancery 1846); Hancock County Circuit Court, Chancery Record, vol. C, p. 254; handwriting of ; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
On the Petition of Administrator of the Estate of Joseph Smith deceased for an order for the sale of the Real Estate of said Smith decd to pay the debts thereof
Now this cause coming on to be heard on the petition and exhibits of the said , And it appearing here to the Court that due notice had been given according to law by the said of this application, and no one interested appearing here in Court to defend the same. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the said Bill be taken as confessed And now again Came the said by his solicitor and the Court having fully heard the evidence, and due Consideration being therefore had, It is ordered and decreed by the Court that so much of the real Estate of the said Joseph Smithdecd as was his property at his death or at the time of his decease be sold by said Administrator to pay and satisfy the debts now due against said Estate. It is further ordered by the Court that the said after having first given four weeks notice thereof by some publication in some public newspaper printed in said and by written advertisements in four public places in the aforesaid shall proceed to sell the same to the highest bidder on a credit of six months, securing the purchase money by good personal security and a mortgage on the premises: The said administrator shall faithfully apply the proceeds of such sale to the payment of the debts of said Estate and file the amount thereof with the Court of Probate of said it is further ordered that the said shall make his report of all his actings and doings in the premises to this Court at the next term till which time this Cause is continued— the said sale to be made without prejudice to the dower of widow of the said Joseph Smith deceased [p. 254]