ESTATE OF MARY WYCHE.
No. 6376--March, 1875
GRANT OF LETTERS.--Under the law in force (March, 1875), the Court has a discretionary right to grant letters to nominee of the grandmother of an unmarried minor in preference to a mere creditor who applies.
Construing sections, C. C. P., 1365, 1379
Winans & Belknap, J. C. Bates, for H. H. Bancroft.
J. F. Finn, for Public Administrator.
S. W. Holladay, for Mrs. Sexton.
Decedent was 17
years of age at her death, and left her grandmother, Mrs., Anna. M. Bancroft,
her only heir at law, residing in
By the Court: The Court has a discretion to order letters issued to the nominee of the grandmother in preference to a creditor, and that discretion is exercised.
Transcribed by Pat Seabolt.
© 2007 Pat Seabolt.