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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 Judicial Settlement of the Account of Edward L. Lowman and Elizabeth Lowman Hall, as executors of the last Will and Testatment of Edward Lowman both executors swear they know the contents and believe it to be true. Interested parties are named and there are many schedules. Filed March 18, 1949.Document013934
Receipt, Release and Waiver in the matter of the estate of Edward M. Lowman. Malden C. Lowman states he is satified with the work of the executors and that he has received his money, March 14, 1949.Document013935
Receipt, Release and Waiver in the matter of the estate of Edward M. Lowman. John Copley states he is satified with the work of the executors and that he has received his money, February 16, 1949.Document013936
Receipt, Release and Waiver in the matter of the estate of Edward M. Lowman. Mary C. Knapp states she is satified with the work of the executors and that she has received her money, February 16, 1949.Document013937
Receipt, Release and Waiver in the matter of the estate of Edward M. Lowman. Hazel Fitting and Esther Kasley state they are satified with the work of the executors and that they have received their money, February 14, 1949.Document013938
Receipt, Release and Waiver in the matter of the estate of Edward M. Lowman. Richard B. Sleeper states he is satified with the work of the executors and that he has received his money, February 24, 1949.Document013939
Receipt, Release and Waiver in the matter of the estate of Edward M. Lowman. Ines S. Lowman states she is satified with the work of the executors and that she has received her money, February 5, 1949.Document013940
Receipt, Release and Waiver in the matter of the estate of Edward M. Lowman. Henry W. Sleeper states he is satified with the work of the executors and that he has received his money, February 17, 1949.Document013941
The last Will and Testament of Thomas G. Maxcy, March 3, 1910.Document014001
Testate Estate in which it is stated that letters were sent to Elizabeth C. Maxcy on August 23, 1934 and to Thomas J. Maxcy on April 7, 1938. Also, a check from John Fiester to Elizabeth C. Maxcy, executrix, February 8. 1936.Document014002
Petition for Probate in the matter of proving the last Will and Testament of Thomas C. Maxcy. Lists survivors. Witnesses to the Will were Edward J. Dunn and S.G.H. Turner. August 21, 1934.Document014003
Waiver and Consent form in the matter of proving the last Will and Testament of Thomas C. Maxcy, signed by Thomas J. Maxcy, Helen Maxcy Foote and Elizabeth Maxcy Collins, August 17, 1934.Document014004
Designation Under Section 95 S.C.A. signed by Elizabeth Maxcy, August 20, 1934.Document014005
Proof of Signature in the matter of the Probate of the last Will and Testament of Thomas C. Maxcy. Cornelius O'Dea is witness to signature of Edward J. Dunn, August 21, 1934.Document014006
Deposition of One Subscribing Witness in the matter of proving the last Will and Testament of Thomas C. Maxcy. S.G.H. Turner swears he saw Thamas Maxcy sign the Will. Sworn August 23, 1934.Document014007
Petition in the matter of the application for letters of administration with the Will annexed of the goods, chattels and credits of Thomas C. Maxcy, signed by Thomas J. Maxcy, filed April 5, 1938.Document014008
Waiver and Consent form in the matter of the estate of Thamas C. Maxcy, signed by Helen Foote and Elizabeth M. Collins, filed April 5, 1938.Document014009
Waiver and Consent form in the matter of the estate of Thomas C. Maxcy, signed by Helen Foote and Elizabeth M. Collins, filed April 5, 1938. Document014010
Waiver and Consent form in the matter of the application of Thomas J. Maxcy for appointment as administrator c.t.a. of the goods, chattels and credits left unadministered which were of Thomas C. Maxcy, March 31, 1938.Document014011
Oath and Designation in the matter of the estate of Thomas C. Maxcy, signed by Thomas J. Maxcy, filed April 7, 1938.Document014012
Petition for the Appointment of Appraiser in the matter of the appraisement of the estate of Thomas C. Maxcy. Petitioned by Cornelius O'Dea and filed January 11, 1939.Document014013
Order Appointing Appraiser in the matter of the appraisement of the estate of Thomas C. Maxcy. John Fiester, Chemung County Treasurer, is appointed the appraiser, filed January 20, 1939.Document014014
In the matter of the appraisal of the estate of Thomas C. Maxcy, Edrie S. Dalton swore she served notice of appraisal by regular mail upon each of the interested parties, January 24, 1939. John Fiester sets Januaray 30, 1939 to appraise the fair market value of the property of the deceased, signed January 24, 1939. Report is attached.Document014015
Return and Schedules in the matter of the appraisal under the Estate Tax Law of the estate of Thomas C. Maxcy. Contains general information and various schedules, sworn testimony of Thomas J. Maxcy that he is the administrator of the will and who owns various bonds that he found, a letter from the Straus Securities Corporation regarding a bid, a letter from the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, City Treasurer regarding a bond, latter from The Continental Bank & Trust Company regarding securities, a letter from the Chemung Canal Trust Company regarding a bid, a letter from Amott, Baker & Co. regarding a bid, sworn testimony of Melvin A. Reynolds that he is familiar with the house/lot and store/lot and gives his valuation, and the Will.Document014016
Order Assessing Tax in the matter of the appraisement of the estate of Thomas C. Maxcy, filed Febrary 20, 1939.Document014017
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