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The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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In the matter of the Petition of Richard S. Heller and ALden G. Seely for the Judicial Settlement of their account as administrators of the goods, chattels and credits of Charlotte Regon Seely. States that Vera Griggs, daughter, will inherit surety on official bond held at Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland, October 5, 1933. Document011814
Vouchers for Payments Directed by Decree in the matter of the estate of Charlotte Regon Seely. Stella Griggs acknowledges to have been paid by the administrators the money Vera Griggs inherited by final decree, November 6, 1933.Document011816
Intestate Estate of Stanley Grybos. Letter sent to Edna Grybos on July 17, 1934.Document011901
Petition for Letters of Administration in the matter of the petition of Edna Grybos for letters of administration of Stanley Grybos. E. Grybos swears to discharge the duties of administratrix of the estate of Stanley Grybos, July 10, 1934.Document011902
Petition for Letters of Administration in which Edna Grybos states she cannot find a Will for Stanley Grybos and asks the court for a decree awarding letters of administration on the estate to herself. Lists survivors. July 10, 1934.Document011903
Bond and Affidavits in the matter of the estate of Stanley Grybos. Contains sworn testimony from three of the adult children that they put money into their father's bank account and would like to have it back without requiring their mother to have a bond (July 13-16, 1934). Also contains a Financial Statement dated December 31,1933, a General Power of Attorney dated July 30, 1927 and a Bond of Administrator from the United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company dated July 16, 1934.Document011904
In the matter of the Petition of Edna Grybos for the Judicial Settlement of her account as administratrix of the estate of Stanley Grybos. Lists survivors, their relationship to the deceased and their address, sworn July 13, 1936.Document011905
Petition in the matter of the Judicial Settlement of the Account of Edna Grybos as administratrix of the estate of Stanley Grybos, filed July 13, 1936.Document011906
Account in the matter of the Judicial Settlement of the Accounts of Edna Grybos, administratrix of the estate of Stanley Grybos. Sworn testimony of Edna G. that the said account, including the schedules annexed, is, in all respects, just and true, filed July 13, 1936.Document011907
Waiver of Citation from United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company in the matter of the Judicial Settlement of the Account of Proceedings of Edna Grybos, administratrix of the estate of Stanley Grybos, filed July 18, 1936.Document011908
Waiver and Consent form in the matter of Judicial Settlement of the estate of Stanley Grybos. The adult children signed a statement requesting that a decree disharging their mother as administratrix be duly granted, as they have waived the issuance and service of a citation, July 17, 1936.Document011909
Proof of Service Citation; Anthony Kabatt's sworn testimony was that he hand delivered the annexed Citation in the matter of Stanley Grybos to Antoinette Grybos, whom he knew personally, filed July 27, 1936.Document011910
Citation for Judicial Settlement in the matter of the estate of Stanley Grybos. From Edna Grybos to Antoinette Grybos, July 18, 1936. Document011911
Statement of savings due to Walter Grybos from the estate of Stanley Grybos and a receipt for the payment thereof, July 16-31, 1934. Document011912
Statement of savings due to Victoria Grybos from the estate of Stanley Grybos and a receipt for the payment thereof, July 16-31, 1934.Document011913
Statement of savings due to Edna Grybos from the estate of Stanley Grybos and a receipt for the payment thereof, July 16-17, 1934.Document011914
Statement of savings due to John Grybos from the estate of Stanley Grybos and a receipt for the payment thereof, July 16-31, 1934.Document011915
Receipt from Anthony Kabatt, Attorney-at-Law, to Edna Grybos, administratrix of the estate of Stanley Grybos, for payment received for administration costs and legal services, July 31, 1934.Document011916
Final Decree in the matter of the Judicial Settlement of the Account of Edna Grybos as administratrix of the estate of Stanley Grybos, filed August 5, 1936.Document011917
Intestate Estate of Seymour Breese. Letters sent to befeficiaries (Bess Breese and Dorothy Grieff) December 1, 1933.Document012001
Letter from D.C. Hawkes, Clerk of the Surrogaate's Court, to Walter Compton, Esq. regarding copies from papers in the estate of Seymour A. Breese, December 24, 1958.Document012002
Appointment of Appraisers in the estate of Seymour A. Breese. Herbert Hammond and Hary D. Brown were appointed as the appriasers. The appraisal took place on December 13, 1933 at 10:00 per notice of Decembver 7, 1933.Document012003
Administrator's Bond in the matter of the estate of Seymour A. Breese, December 1, 1933.Document012004
Petition for Letters of Admnistration in the matter of the petition of Bess Breese for letters of administration of Seymour A. Breese. Sworn testimony of Bess Breese that she will faithfully and honestly discharge the duties of Administratrix of Mr. Breese's estate, filed December 1, 1933.Document012005
Inventory of the estate of Seymour A. Breese, filed December 29, 1933.Document012006
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