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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 Groton Probate Court concerning the estate of Oliver G. Merritt. The document appoints Edmund D. Barker and Charles A Tenner, Esqs. as appraisers of the Estate of Oliver G. Merritt. The judge tasks them with assisting the administrator of the estate in making an inventory of the estate, recording its value, inventorying the estate's credits and choses in action within two months of the date of the document. The document is signed by Judge Amos Clifton and is followed by a note to the Probate Board for the District of Groton notifying it of the appointment of the appraisers.
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Probate Court Document for the Estate of Oliver G. Merrit, Appointment of Edmund D. Barker and Charles A Tenner, Esqs. as Appraisers of the Estate, December 6, 1858, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.