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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This legal document, dated December 6, 1858, is a probate document filed in the District of Grotan Probate Court concerning the estate of Oliver G. Merrit. The document is a direction from the court to the administrator of the estate of Oliver G. Merrit to cite the creditors of the deceased and they should bring their claims within six months from the date of the document or forfeit the debt. The document is signed by Judge Amos Clifton.
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Probate Court Document for the Estate of Oliver G. Merrit, Instructions from Judge Amos Clifton, December 6, 1858, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.