Estate of

David  Sleeth, decd


David T. Sleeth, dec’d
James C. Sleeth, admin Box 73

Estate of David T. Sleeth deceased Will & Probate
Filed January 26th 1865 Alonzo Blair Clerk Recorded

            I  David T. Sleeth, of the County of Shelby and State of Indiana, do make and publish this as my last Will and Testament. I give, devise, and bequeath all my property, both real and personal, to my Brother James C. Sleeth, and to his heirs forever.
Witness my hand and seal this second day of October A.D. 1863.
                                                                                                                David T. Sleeth (SEAL)

            Signed, sealed, published, and declared by the said David T. Sleeth as his last Will and Testament in out presence, and we hereby sign our names as witnesses hereto in his presence and at his request.
                                     Cyrus Wright             Jno C. Green


The State of Indiana
Shelby County             SS:
            Be it remembered that on this 26th day of January A.D. 1865, personally appeared before me the undersigned Clerk of the Common Pleas Court, Cyrus Wright and John C. Green, the two subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Instrument of writing to wit the last will and testament of David T. Sleeth late of said County deceased, now produced and offered for probate and record said will before me said Clerk and the said Cyrus Wright and John C. Green being duly sworn to speak the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth vouching the execution of said will, depose and say that the said David T. Sleeth signed published and declared said instrument of writing to be his last will and testament in their presence of said testator and in the presence of said testator and in the presence of each other That said Testator at the time of making and publishing said will was of lawful age to devise his property of sound mind and memory and not under coercion or restraint and further say not. 
                                                            Cyrus Wright         John C. Green 

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Estate of David T. Sleeth
            Recvd of J. C. Sleeth Five .25 Dollars, cost in the above entitled matter 
Feb 3 1865                                                                                                     A. Blair Clerk

            Received of J. C. Sleeth Administrator of the Estate of David T. Sleeth Deceased the sum of Ten dollars and fifty cents in full if all accounts against Estate.
            July 3d 1866                                                         S. A. Kennedy

No. 115                                                                                                                     $2.45
                                                City Treasurer’s Office
            Received of D. T. Sleeth pr J. C. Sleeth Two Dollars forty five Cents, on account for Taxes for 1863 in full.
                                                                                     D. S. Billings City Treasurer

Anthony King
David T. Sleeth Estate

            I, James C. Sleeth, Executor of the last will of David T. Sleeth decd hereby acknowledge to within claims to be correct and agree to pay the same out of the first assets of said Estate coming into my hands. Nov 13th 1865
                                                                             James C. Sleeth

            For value received I hereby assign my right title and interest in the within claim to Samuel Hamilton. Nov 13th 1865                                                     Anthony King his X mark
Witness     P. M. Green

            Recd from James C. Sleeth Executor of the Estate of David T. Sleeth the annexed claim in full May 11th 1866. S. Hamilton

The Estate of David T. Sleeth     To     Anthony King             Dr
Nov 14th 1864     To Cash deposited with decedent             $112.00


State of Indiana, County of Shelby
            James A. Stafford  for an in behalf of the said Anthony King on his oath says that the above claim against the Estate of David T. Sleeth dec’d in just and true and owing to the said Anthony King and that there exists no claims or set offs against the same whatever and that the whole of said claim, towit One Hundred and twelve Dollars is now due from said Estate to said claimant.                 James A. Stafford
            Subscribed and Sworn to before me this 26th day of June A.D. 1865
                                                                                                          Perry M. Green     Notary Public

M.M. Ray Order to James C. Sleeth
            Rec’d November 29th 1867 in the within order $ 40.00
            Rec’d January 30th 1868 on the within order     64.64
Being balance of within judgment principal & interest in full       $104.64
                                    J. Harrison, Atty for Mitchel & Rammelsbergle

July 2, 1867
James C. Sleeth Admr Estate of David T. Sleeth Dec’d
            Sir please to James Harrison Esq. the amt. of the Judgt. I obtained against on at the last term of Shelby term in Pleas Court against David Sleeth Estate, and this shall be your receipt for the same.         M. M. Ray

Estate of David T. Sleeth
James C. Sleeth Admr with Will annexed 

Jana 3d 1865                                     Alonzo Blair fees
File application 3” affidavit .25 .28
Granting letters 3 record same 1.00 1.00
Taking Bond & qualifying 1.00 1.00
File & record Bond .38 affidavit & Surety & file .28 .66
Copy of Will .85 Certificate & Seal thereto .50 1.35
Ord to ratify .10 ord. for Cont. 10 cont. .20 Dock Ent .12 ˝         .52 ˝ 
Filing 3 Claims &c 1.21 ˝ 
Docketing Estate for 8 Terms including continuance 
commencing July Term 1865 and ending Novbr Term 1867

Received of Admr the above fees for use of Alonzo Blair in full July 25” 1868
                                                                                                            J. G. Wolf     Clerk

March Term 1868                         J. G. Wolf     Clerk
Docketing Est .12 ˝ mo & ord to cont .20 Cont .20         .52 ˝ 
Ric .10 .10
July Term
File settlement & affid .25 file of Voucher .24 .52
Mo & ord to cont .20 mo & ord to discharge .20 .40
Ric .10 & adv fees .10 Itemize Receipts .25 .35
Doc Ent .12 ˝ Ent Settlement on Order Book .50     .62 ˝ 

Received of Admr the above fees for use of  in full. July 25th 1868 J. G. Wolf Clk

Rec’d of James C. Sleeth Administrator of the Estate of David T. Sleeth dec’d Ten Dollars in full of our fees for services as attorneys in settling of said Estate.
July 25, 1868                                                         Davis & Wright

Transcribed by Barb Huff

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