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Richard BECKWITH of Swetton 1732

Richard BECKWITH of Swetton 1732
Transcribed by Sheila K Douglas

Richard Beckwith of Swetton 2nd June 1732
(the first part of this document is written in Latin)

The Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above bounden
Elizabeth Beckwith widow Relic and Administrator of all and Singular the Goods,
Chattells and Credits of Richard Beckwith late of Swetton deceased, do make
or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods,
Chattells and Credits of the said Deceased, which have or shall come to the Hands, Possession or Knowledge of her the said Elizabeth Beckwith or into the Hands
and Possession of any other person or persons for her and the same so made do
Exhibit or cause to be Exhibited into the Registry of the Commisary Court in
Masham at or before the 2nd day of September next ensuing. And the same Goods, Chattells and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattells and Credits of the said
Deceased, at the time of her Death, which at any time after shall come to the Hands
or Possession of the said Elizabeth Beckwith or into the Hands or Possession
of any other Person or Persons for her do well and truly Administer according to the
Law. And further do make, or cause to be made a true and just account of her said Administration at or before the 2nd day of June next ensuing, and all the rest and
residue of the said Goods, Chattells and Credits, which shall be found remaining
upon the said Administrators Account, the same being first examined and allowed
of by the Judge or Judges, for the time being of the said Court, shall deliver and
pay unto such Person or Persons respectively, as the said Judge or Judges by his
or their Decree or Sentence, pursuant to the true Intent and Meaning of the Act of
Parliament, in that behalf made, shall limit and appoint. And if it shall hereafter
appear, that any Last Will and Testament made by the said Deceased, and the
Executor or Executors therein named, do exhibit the same unto the said Court
making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly, if the said Elizabeth Beckwith within bounden, being thereunto required, do render and deliver the
said Letters of Administration (approbation of such Testament being first had and
made) in the said Court, then this Obligation to be void, and of none effect to
remain in full Force and Vertue

the mark of Elizabeth Beckwith

Signed, Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of us
Anto Clapham
Hny Smithson?
John Pickersgill
Wm Holdsworth