REGISTER FOR THE PROBATE OF WILLS AND GRANTING LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF BERKS.
TO JAMES MORGAN HUSBAND TO REBECCA MORGAN LATE OF CARNARVON TOWNSHIP SAID COUNTY.
WHEREAS the said Elizabeth Morgan lately died intestate (as is affirmed) having whilst she lived, and at the time of her death, divers goods, chattels, rights and credits within the said county, by means whereof the full disposition and power of granting the administration of all and singular the goods, chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said deceased, within the said county, and also the auditing the accounts, calculations and reckonings of the said administration and final dismission from the same to me is manifestly known to belong. I desiring that the goods, chattels, rights and credits of the said deceased may be well and truly administered, do hereby grant unto you the said James Morgan in whose fidelity in this behalf I very much confide, full power, by the tenor of these presents, to administer the goods, chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said deceased, within the said county and also to ask, collect, levy, recover and receive the credits whatsoever of the said deceased, which at the time of her death were owing or to him did any ways belong, and to pay the debts in which the said deceased stood obliged, so far forth as the goods, chattels, rights and credits will extend, according to their rate and order of law, especially of well and truly administering the goods, rights and credits, of the said deceased, and make a true and perfect inventory thereof, and exhibiting the same into the Registerís office, at the town of Reading, in the county of Berks, at or before the Seventh day of September next, and render a true and just account, calculation or reckoning of the said administration, at or before the Seventh day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one AND also, I do by these presents, ordain, constitute and appoint you the said James Morgan Administrator of all and singular the goods, chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said deceased, within the limits aforesaid, saving harmless and for ever indemnifying me, and all other officers against all persons whatsoever, by reason of your administration aforesaid, and saving to all others their rights.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal of office, the Seventh day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty.