Sunday, December 23, 2007

Cecil County, Maryland's Orphan's Court

Receipt from the Cecil County, Maryland's Orphan's Court dated 1888. Item number: 190184851375

"State of Maryland, Cecil County, to wit: On this 15th day of August 1888, personally appeared before the subscriber, Register of Wills for Cecil County, Wm. S. Evans and made oath in due form of the law that the aforegoing Account as stated is just and true, and that he hath not received any part of the money stated to be due, or any security or satisfaction for the same, except what it credited. R.E. Jamar, Register."

Manuscript portion affixed to the document is a bill for $15.00 for services from attorney William A. Evans and reads in part: " The Estate of Andrew Nickle to William A. Evans Atty for Prof. Services in case of Andrew Nickle vs. Edward Jackson et al No. 795...Received payment in full November 3rd 1888, W.S. Evans".

The related manuscript receipt reads: "Rec'd, Nov. 22nd, 1888 from Mr. W.W. Nickle, Admin of the Estate of Mrs. Mary H. Nickle, check for sixty seven & 15/100 Dollars in full for bill as passed by Orphans Court. Geo.W. Gillespie"

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