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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

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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Waiver and Consent form in the matter the estate of Albert Krug. Karl Keller Krug is appointed the administrator of the estate, signed by Paul S. Krug, August 22, 1928.Document012501
Petition for Letters of Administration in the matter of the petition of Karl Keller Krug for letters of administration of Albert Krug, filed August 22, 1928. Lists survivors and relationships.Document012502
Oath of Office in the matter of the estate of Albert Krug. Karl Krug swears to faithfully and honestly discharge the duties of Administrator of the estate. Sworn August 22, 1928.Document012503
Petition for Probate in the matter of proving the last Will and Testament of William Cooper as a Will of real and personal property. George Hall is the executor. He states Mr. Cooper's Will was witnessed and signed by David N. Heller and David R. Heller. Mr. Hall swears to faithfully and honestly discharge the duties of executor. Sworn May 18, 1938.Document012601
The last Will and Testament of William Cooper, September 12, 1930.Document012602
Seal of the State of Pennsylvania stating the John T.Clark was a Notary Public, signed by William H. Frasher, May 11, 1938.Document012603
Testate Estate of William Cooper stating letter was mailed to personal representative, George Hall, on May 21, 1938.Document012604
Proof of Signature in which John A. Mathews states he is well acquainted with David N. Heller (deceased) and his style of handwriting and that his signature as a witness on Mr. Cooper's last Will and Testament is true and accurate, sworn May 21, 1938.Document012605
Waiver and Consent form in the matter of William Cooper, signed by Floyd P. Cooper, May 12, 1938.Document012606
Waiver and Consent form in the matter of William Cooper, signed by Henry Cooper, May 11, 1938.Document012607
Deposition of One Subscribing Witness, David R. Heller. He swears he was a witness to the last Will and Testament of William Cooper and that David N. Heller (deceased) was also a witness, sworn May 20, 1938.Document012608
Administrator's Oath of Office in the matter of the estate of Cornelia Matthews. Helena Matthews swears to honestly discharge the duties of Administratrix of the estate, January 4, 1937.Document012701
Administrator's Bond in the matter of the estate of Cornelia Matthews, January 4, 1937.Document012702
Designation Under Section 95 S.C.A. in the matter of the application for letter of administration on the goods, chattels and credits of Cornelia Matthews. Helena Matthews, petitioner, January 4, 1937.Document012703
Intestate Estate of Cornelia Matthews which states letters were sent to the beneficiaries on January 5, 1937.Document012704
Petition and Order in the matter of the goods, chattels and credits of Cornelia Matthews ordering that Helena Matthews be appointed as Administratrix and that Letters of Administration be issued to her. The annexed petition states there is a cause of action against Genevieve Cronin for causing the death of Cornelia Matthews in a vehicle/pedestrian incident, January 4, 1937.Document012705
Petition for Letters of Administration in the matter of the petition of Donald J. Emblen for letters of administration of Thaddeus W. Emblen. Donald is the son of Thaddeus and states his father did not leave a Will. Survivors and their relationship to the deceased are lested, November 7, 1932.Document012801
Waiver and Consent form in the matter of the estate of Thaddeus W. Emblen. Signed by Pearl M. Emblen and Myrle A. Wickert, November, 1932.Document012802
Administrator's Bond in the matter of the estate of Thaddeus W. Emblen. Signed by Donald J. Emblen, Pearl M. Emblen and Ferdinand Haase, January 7, 1933.Document012803
Petition for Letters of Administration in the matter of the petition of Donald J. Emblen for letters of administration of Thaddeus W. Emblen, November 7, 1932.Document012804
Intestate Estate of Thaddeus W. Emblen stating that letters were sent to the beneficiaries on January 7, 1933.Document012805
Returns and Schedules in the matter of the appraisal under the Estate Tax Law of the estate of Pauline J. Gladke. Contains gneral information, various schedules, her last Will and Testament, a sworn testimony by John H. Drake regarding jewelry appraisal (April 23, 1934), and a sworn testimony from Benjamin Woodhouse regarding real estate appraisal(April 23, 1934), filed June 7, 1934.Document012901
Testate Estate stating letters were sent to personal representative and beneficiaries on March 15, 1934.Document012902
Testate Estate of Pauline J. Gladke states that letters were sent to the persoanl representative with the will annexed. Previously reported. April 3, 1956.Document012903
Last Will and Testament of Pauline J. Gladke, Jauary 8, 1932.Document012904
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