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Edmund William MORRIS

Will:
Will:!Warrent of Appraisal
State of Illinois The people of the State of
Hamilton County Illinois to John Averett
John Davis and Henry Shaw of the
county of Hamilton and state of Illinois greeting
This is to authorise you jointly and
severally to appraise the goods and
chattle and personal estate of Edmund
Morris late of the county of Hamilton and
state of Illinois deceased so far as
the same shall come to your sight and
knowledge. Each of you having first
taken the oath a certificate where of
you are to return annexed to all
appraisement Bill of said goods, chattles
and personal estate by you appraised
in dollars & cents and in the said
Bill of Appraisement you are to set
down in a column or columns opposite
to each article appraised the value
there of.
Witnesses J C Lockwood Judge of
probate for the said county of Hamilton
at his office in M Goshen this 28
day of February 1836
J C Lockwood (signiture)

Will: Will: State of Illinois
Hamilton County
You and each of
you do solumly swear that you will
well and truely without partiality or
prejudice value and apprsis the goods
and chattles of and personal Estate of
Edmund Morris deceased so far as the
Laws shall come to your sight
and knowledge and that you will
in all respects perfom your duty as
appraisers to the best of your skill and
judgment. So help you God.
Sworn to before me this
Feby 1836 Samuel Crouse (JP)
this the 3rd Warrant for
of March 1836 Appraisel
Filed
March 1836

Will: Will: Note that there are two separate documents for the appraisel even though I put them
together here, they were done on different dates.

Will: Will: Bond of Administration
Know all men by these present that we Nancy Morris, Isaac Clark & John Wheeler & William Willis of Hamilton County & State of Illinois are held and firmly bound unto the people of the State of Illinois in the
penal sum of Seven Hundred & Fiflty dollars. Lawful current money
of the United States which payments will & truly to be made & performed we & each of us bind ourselves our heirs Executor administrator & assigns Jointly severally and firmly by these present Witness our hand and seal 23 day of February 1836
The conditions of the above obligations is such that of the said Nancy Morris Administratix & Isaac Clark Administrator of all & singular the goods & chattles rights & credits of Edmond Morris deceased do make or cause to be made a true & perfect inventory of all and singular the goods & chattles rights and credits of the said deceased which shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of them the Administratix or Administrtor or the hand person or persons for them and the same so made do Exhibit or cause to be Exhibated County Courts of Probate for the said County.
Submitted to agreeably to Law & such goods & chattles rights & credits do well & truly administer according to Law & all the rest of said goods
& chattles rights & credits which shall be found remaining upon the account of the said Administrator the same being first Examined & allowed by the cout of Probate shall deliver and pay unto person or persons respectively as may be legally entitled there to & further do make a just & true account of all their actions & doings therein when thereunto acquired by this court & if it shall appear that any Last will & testament was made by the deceased & the same be provided in court & sellers list inventory or of administration be obtained thereon & this Nancy & Isaac do on such cases on being acquired thereto render & deliver of this sellers of administration granted to them as of on said & shall in general do & perform all other acts which from time to time be acquired of them by law than this obligation to be void other wise to remain in full force & virtue
Taken & acknowledged Nancy X Morris (Seal)
before me this 23 day Isaac Clark (Seal)
of Feby 1836 John Wheeler (Seal)
J C Lockwood Judge William Willis (Seal)
of probate of H C ILL

Will: Will: Appraisal List.
March the 3rd day 1836
Property Valid $ $
one lot of corn standing 38. 1 cupboard and
1 lot of corn in a pile 60. Cupboard weare 15.
1 Bay horse 20. 1 mans saddle &
1 Bone Mare 50. Saddle bags 21.
1 Black Mare 40. 1 womans saddle 14.
1 Bone colt 20. 1 Clock 10.
1 Red cow 9. 3 beds and bedding 34.
1 Pided cow 8. A small quantity of
and calf Feathers 2.
1 Red sided cow white face 9. 2 clothes Boxes &
2 two year old heifers 9. 1 Table and looking glass 2.50
2 yearlings 5. 2 chopping axes 3.
1 yearling 2. 2 axes 1.
6 head of old sheep and 2 ? 12. 1 grubing hoe and reaphook
1 lot of hogs 16 in number ? 9.50 2 swingle trees &
another lot of hogs 20 in number19.50 Cleves & 1 auger &
1Waggon & hind gear 75. 1 drawing knife & 1
Iron wedge 1 open
? The whole 3.
1 flour mill 20. 1 grubing hoe & 1
1 lot of tobacco 70. Clevis & 1 hand saw
1 pare of streachers
1 Bull tongue & Cary plough 2.50 1 piece of chain
2 Cary ploughs & 1 horse 4. 1 pare of sheepshears
1 grindstone 2. 1 Hone 2.25
3 bee gurns & bees 4. 1 half bushel and
4 Barrels & 1 washing Tub 1.50 2 water pails .75
2 pots & 1 cittle 1 oven & 1 skillet 4 weding hoes .75
1 smoothing Iron & 1 fire shovel 5. 1 sythe & cradle 3.
1 Churn .25 1 loom 4.
2 Wheels & 1 check reel 2.50 3 Blind Bridles .25
4 Bells 1 without a clapper 3. 5 cheers & 3 frames 2.
13 geese & 30 chickens 4.75
500.75 122.25

Will: Will: continued
$
1 stack of wheat 12. This ?
2 pare of geese 3. is a ?
1 mans saddle .75 of property appr
15.75 aised by J Averett
122.25 John S Davis &
500.75 H Shaw appraisers
728.75 of Edmund Morris
deceased March 3 1836
John Averett (seal)
John S Davis (seal) Isaac Clark Administrator
Henry Shaw (seal)

Will: Will: Oath of Administrators
State of Illinois
Hamilton County We Nancy Morris Administratix & Isaac Clark Administrator of the Estate of Edmond Morris deceased do solumly swear that we will well & truly administer all & singular the goods & chattles rights & credits & effects of Edmond Morris deceased & pay all just claims & charges against his estate so far as his good chattles & effects shall extend & the law charges us & that we will do & perform all other acts required by Law to the best of our Knowledge & abilities.
Sworn & subscribed
before me this 24 Nancy X Morris
Feby 1836 Isaac Clark

Will: Will: Estate IOU's
This begins a group of papers that were turned in against Edmund Morris Estate, money due these people.

Will: Will: Edmund Morris
1834 To Alex Kirkpatrick D?
Dec 19 1 P Stirrups @ .75
7 2 Coffee @ .25 1.87 2
4? Sugar @ .12 2 .50
3 Knives @ .25 .75
1 Saddle from Pool 18.00
1835 2 horse collars 1.25 2.50
Jany 6 11 2 Sole Leather .28 3.22
10 Coffee @ .20 2.00
4 Sugar @ .12 2 .50
1 Side upper Leather 3.25
Mar 4 4 Sugar @ 12 2 .50
5 Coffee @ .20 1.00
7 2 DO @ .20 1.50
4 Sugar @ .12 2 .50
1 1/4 Tobacco @ ,25 .31 1/4
3 yds cord @ .33 1/3 1.00
6 Do muslim @ .16 2/3 1.00
Apl 2 4 yds Indigo @ .25 1.00
Shaving soap .06 1/4
1 pr cotton cards .62 2
8 sugar @ .12 2 1.00
23 3 Tobacco @ .25 .75
20 coffee @ .25 5.00
16 sugar @ .12 2 2.00
1 Saddle from Pool 19.00
$68.59 2
State of Illinois Gallatin County
Before the undersigned Justice of the Peace in and foresaid county personally James who being duly sworn reposeth and saith that he was a clerk in the store of Alexander
Kirkpatrick and that the charges in the above account up to April 1835 are correct and Melton Sep to being duly sworn says that he is an acting clerk in the store of Alexander Kirkpatrick and that the charges in the above account since the first day of April 1835 were made by himself and that he belives the same to be correct. Given My hand and seal this 1 st day March 1836.
Thomas F Vaught JP

Will: Will: Equality 23 Dec 1834
Due to Wm Hewitt on order Ten Dollars Payable in 12 Months from date for Value recd by me.
Edmond Morris (Mark)
Witness Emily Hewitt

Will: Will: Recd of Edmond Morris $.93 land tax for the S?? SW 12-78-78-79-62 Acres also $.37 2
his county levy also for the year 1835.
?? Lasswell Sheff of H C

Will: Will: $20.00 Hamilton Co IL 183?
One year from the first day of January next, for value received, I promise to pay Bliss,
Williams & Co, or their order, Twenty Dollars. If one half of the above note is paid when due, then a credit is to be given on the other half one year longer. This note was given for a wind-mill; if the signer is not suited with this mill, he is to return the same by the first day of August next, at Bliss, Williams & Co=s Factory, in New Haven, and they are to furnish him a new mill at that place; provided the signer takes good care of this mill and keeps the same in his own barn. The above note is to be paid at P Slat??? Store in New Haven.
Witness my hand & seal this 2nd day of June 1835.
Edmund (Mark) Morris (seal)

Will: Will: Mrs Nancy Morriss
Pleas to pay Andrew Story Three dollars and this my order shall be
your recpt in full obl??s
????? D Holl????
7th Nov 1836

Will: Will: Recd of Isaac Clark Administrator of the Estate of Edmond Morris deceased Five Dollars
on my fees for said Administration
Jany 4 1836
J C Lockwood
Judge of Probate

Will: Will: May the 9th 1835 Due Daniel Sowell the sum of two dollars to be paid by the first day of
next November as witness my and and
Edmund (Mark) Morris (Seal)

Will: Will: Nancy Morris & Isaac Clark
July 9th ?? W. H. Stickney Dr
1836 ?? Estate Edmund Morris $1.50

Will: Will: Recd of Isaac Clark & Nancy Morris Administrators of the estate of Edmond Morris deceased the sum of Thirty one dollars on the part of one of the heirs it b being my wifes
part hereunto called Sarah Caroline Morris May 16th 1837
James P Garrison

Will: Will: Received of Isaac Clark 75 cents it being the full amount for service rendered against the estate of Edmund Morris this the 20th day of December 1836
John Averett

Will: Will: Twelve months after date we or either of us promise to pay Paul T Summars thirteen Dollars 93 3/4 cents it being for value recd of him as witness our hands and Seals
October 18th 1835
Edmond (Mark) Morris (Seal)
John S Davis (Seal)

Will: Will: Received of Isaac Clark one dollar & 62 2 cnts It being the full amoount of all amount
against the estate of Edmund Morris this the 19th day of December 1836
S A (Mark) Kelsey

Will: Will: Received of Isaace Clark the administrator of the property of Edmund Morris deceased
seventy five cents it being the full amount of all demands against said estate for services renedered by me March 28th 1837
Henry (mark) Shaw

Will: Will: Received of Isaac Clark 75 cents it being a demand against the estate of Edmund Morris deceased this the 23 day of March 1836
Vatchel Davis

Will: Will: Received of Isaac Clark 75 cents it being the full amount that I have against the
Estate of Edmund Morris this the 2nd day January 1837
John S Davis

Will: Will: Received of I Clark and Nancy Morris five dollars it being the full amount that I have against the estate of Edmund Morris this the 2nd day of January 1837
Ira E Riley

Will: Will: Received of Isaac Clark 25 cents it being the full amount of my claim against the Estate of Edmund Morris decsd this the 3 of Januaary 1837
Edward Hamilton

Will: Will: Shawneetown Jany 7th 1837
Recd of Isaac Clark Administrator of the Estate of Edmund Morris deceas by the hand of I C Lockwood Sixty Eight Dollars 59/100 this being the amt allowed for my acc by the judge of Probate of Hamilton County
Alex Kirkpatrick

Will: Will: Edmund Morris Decd
On acct with G W Webb ???
1835
Nov 25th 2 powder .50 1 lead .12?? 38
5 coffee .20 1 box lees pills .25 1.25
$1.63
Recd Carmi January 11th 1837 of Nancy Morris administratrix of the estate of Edmund Morris decd this amt in full of the above acct.
G W Webb ??

Will: Will: Received of Nancy Morris the administratrix of Edmund Morris decd one dollar & 68 3/4
cents it being the full amount of my account against said estate this the 16th of January 1837
(Mark) young

Will: Will: Received of Isaac Clark the administrator of the estate of Edmund Morris deceased
one dollar the full amount of my claim against said estate for cring the sale of said estate this the 27th of February 1837
Henry Williams

Will: Will: State of Illinois
Gallatin County I do hereby certify that James Young presents his account on the day of trial for medicines and services render as physician in tending on Edmund Morriss in his last sickness Amt twenty three Dollars & 25 cents and sware to the same to be a just bill given under my hand ad seal this the 12th of May A D 1837
James Shain (seal or mark)

Will: Will: Recd of Nancy Morris Thirty five Dollars & 46/100 the amt allowed by the judge of Probate of H C for my services as administrator of the Estate of Edmund Morris deceased. May 16 1837
Isaac Clark
Administrator
Edmund Morris Estate Sale Pg1
1 Cary plough 1 horse Note John M Clark 1.37 1/4
1 Cary plough 2 horses Note Jeremiah T F Lewis 3.31 1/4 1 Grind stone Note Andrew S Hind 1.50
1 bee gurn Paid James N Blake 1.00
1 bee gurn Pd William Kelten .75
1 Hogs head Note Jeremiah T F Lewis .68 2
1 man sadle Paid Henry Shaw .25
1 pair of Streachers Note Andrew S Hines .75
1 belt Paid John T Davis .87 2
1 Turale bell Paid Isaac Clark .31 1/4
1 grubing hoe Paid Samuel Crouse .50
1 hone for a Zasor Note James Young
2 Ax Paid H J Williams .50
Ax Note Lesanders Eubank .43
Saw Clevis and Chains Note T F Lewis .56 1/4
Sythe and Cradle Note Jarrell D Holloway 3.56 1/4
20 head of hogs first class Note Alexander Kelsy 14.50
? head of hogs 2 class? Note Lesanders Eubank 10.75
1 Wheat fara? Note Lewis Lane 16.75
Man sadle Note Harrison Morris 19.25
Pair sadle bags Note Enos T Allen 3.00
1 bow Note Wesley Gohlson 12.00
1 Waggon and gears Note H??? Greathouse 78.62 2
1 roan mare Note James Young 57.81 1/4
1 yearling colt Note Fleming Robinson 24.00
1 lot of tobacco of 1,000 lbs Note John Everlett 3.87 2
1 more lot of tobacco Note John Everlett 3.25
1 lot of corn fifty bushels Note James Young .19 1 more lot of corn DO .19
DO .19
The remaining fifty corn bushelsNote Jesse Mabury .20 2
The remainder of corn Note James Young .19
Bay horse Nancy Morris 20.00
1 cow and calf DO 9.00
2 two year old heifers DO 9.00
3 yearlings DO 7.00
6 head of sheep DO 12.00
Lot of hogs DO 9.50
328.26

Will: Will: Pg2
amt brought over $328.26

Will: Will: 2 bed and bedding to Nancy Morris 22.00
a small quantity of feathers DO 2.00
2 Bulltoung and cary plough DO 2.50
1 Clock DO 10.00
2 Chopping axes DO 3.00
2 Cleves ses & 1 auguer 1 drawing knife 1 iron
wedge 1 oxen wring the whole to Nancy Morris 3.00
1 pare of sheepshears DO .50
4 Weding hoes DO .75
3 Blind Bridles DO .25
Geese & chicken DO 4.75
2 pair of gear DO 3.00
1 sow and pigs DO 2.62 2
11 Bell DO .75
1 cupboard DO 5.00
1 Loom DO 4.00
1 lot of Corn DO 18.00
$410.38 2

Will: Will: I certify that the a true________ Of the
sale of property of E Morris Deceased
on the 18 March 1836
Isaac Clark Administrator
I believe this is the guardianship bond although it isn=t titled as such that is what the
content appears to be about.

Will: Will: Guardian Bond.
Know all men by these presents that we Nancy Morris Andrew
S Hines & Henry Shaw are held unto the people of the sState of
Illinois for the use James A Morris William L Morris Robeson B Morris Benjamin F Morris Margarete Emiline Morris Samuel T Morris John H Morris Minors in the penal sum of Three Hundred Dollars Lawful money of the United States for the payment where of will & truly to be paid we hereby bind ourselves our heirs & jointly and severally & firmly by these presents signed with our hands and Seals this 26 day of May
1837.
The condition of the obligation is such that if the above bound
Nancy Morris who has been appointed guardian for said infant heirs shall faithfully discharge the office trust of such guardian according to law & shall render a fair & just account of the
guardianship to this court of the Probate for the county of Hamilton from time to time as she shall be thereunto acquired by said court with all the orders or said court lawfully made Relative to the good chattles & moneys of the said minors and render and pay to such minors all money good & chattle titles papers & effects which may be thereunto
Entitled or to any Subsequent guardian should should such court so direct. Then this obligation to be void or ? To remain
in full force & ?.
Nancy X Morris (Seal)
A S Hynes (Seal)
Henry X Shaw (Seal)

Will: Will: the above document came to me with a note copied sideways that reads as follows
Nancy Morris
Bond
Guardian
of this Estate Of
E Morris Decd
Filed
May 26 1837

Will: Will: On a separate page is this list I suppose it goes with this, it is dated the same.

Will: Will: Wm L Morris aged 18 of 30 May 1837
Jas A Do Do 16 of March Last
Robt B Morris Do 14 of Dec 1836
Benj F Morris Do 12 of Sept 1836
Margaret Emiline M Do 8 of 23 Sept 1836
Saml T Morris Do 4 of 30 Sept 1837
John H Morris Do 1 of October 1836
May 26 1837 12