Source: Sumner County Loose Record Estate, Case 819
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
Be it remembered that the above case came on for hearing before the Honorable Terry H. Cahal Chancelor upon the 17th day of October 1845 upon the bill, exhibits and pro confesso taken in this cause when it appearing to the satisfaction of the Cout that Norfleet Perry departed this life upon the (left blank) day of 1833 and that upon the 12th day of August 1833 Jesse Garrett and John B. took upon themselves the administraton of his estate and upon that duly qualified as such and entered into bond in the penal sum of twenty five thousand dollars conditioned for the faithful administration of said estate with one Timothy Garrett their security in said bond. And it further appearing to the Court that said administrators has rendered no account of their administration of the same, and that since the filing of this Bill the said Jesse Garrett one of said administrastors has departed this life. It is therefore ordered adjudged & decreed by the Court that the Clerk and Master of this Court take and state an account of their administration of said estate since their qualification up to the time of taking said account & showing the amount of property real and personal which came to their hands in the course of their administration in which was taken possession of by them as administrators what amounts ought to have come to their hands, when it so came to their possession, what rents issues, hire and interest they have recurred on said property; what they have done with it, the issues rents uses profits thereof; and in taking said account charge said administrators with interest in annual balances and alot to make them all just allowances for disbursements made by them in the due course of their administration; __ he may call the said John B. Walton surviving administrator before him if he shall deem it necessary so if required and examine him upon oath complainings and the matters conditioned in said bill, and that he make a observance? full upon statement of the whole estate of every description which has or ought to have come to their hands, and make report thereof to the next term of this Court - until which time all other matters and things are reserved.