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Petition to the will of Zephaniah Kingsley

Petition to the will of Zephaniah Kingsley Page 15

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Page 15 Goods and Estate which may at any time have come into their hands or within their control or into the hands or within the control of either of them, and that they and each of them may be required and counseled to turn over all the said Goods and Estate to the Administrator or Administrators to be appointed by the Honorable Court to administer the same within such time as shall to this Honorable Court seem fit & proper And your [petitioners] further shew unto your Honor that the said Kingsley B. Gibbs and Benjamin A. Putnam as Exec- -cutors as aforesaid under the said Letters Testamentary so improperly granted and issued to them respectively as aforesaid have a large amount of money and other property of the said Estate in their hands or within their control; and that they threaten to pay out the said money: And your petitioners have reason to apprehend and do apprehend the money they the said Kingsley B Gibbs and Benjamin A Putnam shall be restrained by the order and decree of this Honorable Court they will pay out and distribute the said money and other property to the said [Legatees or denizens] [under] the said pretended Last will & Testament of the said Zephaniah Kingsley deceased or other person or persons not entitled to receive the same or any part of thereof. Your Petitioners therefore pray that the said Kingsley B Gibbs and Benjamin A. Putnam & each of them may, by the order & decree of this Honorable Court be prohibited restrained and enjoined from paying out the said money or any part thereof & from distributing or delivering any of the other property of the said Estate to the said [Legatees or denizens] or any or either of them onto any other person or persons whomsoever until the further order of this Honorable Court. And that they & each of them and the said Charles J McNeill, George Cooper Gibbs Anna Madgigne Jai Kingsley