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This is a transcription of the Letters of Administration of the Estate of Asa Short of  Chatham Township, Tioga County, PA Helen Heyart

No. 862      Registers Office September 1, 1869.  (Tioga Co., PA, Wellsboro Courthouse)

Estate of Assa Short, decd.
Perry Short Administrator
 Letters of Administration in the Estate of Assa Short, deceased, late of Chatham, Tioga Co. Pa, were this day issued to Perry Short, he having taken the oath prescribed by law.  Lovel Short and Newbery Short bail in the sum of five hundred dollars.
Letters stamped one 50/100 dollars.  Bond stamped one dollar.
September 29, 1869.  Inventory filed amounting to $456.86
September  2, 1870    Administrators Account examined passed and filed.

This is a transcription of the Settlement of the Estate of Asa Short of  Chatham Township, Tioga County, PA  by Shirely Corp and Linda Cornell Reese
Settlement of Asa Short's estate
Tioga County..No. 15..November Term 1870..Estate of Asa Short, dec..Administrations Account.
I, Darius L. Deane, Register of Wills in and for said County do hereby certify the within to be a true copy of the account of Perry Short, Administrator of the Estate of Asa Short, late of Chatham in said County,  as the same was passed and filed in the Registers Office for said County, the 2nd day of September 1870.   Witness my hand and the seal of said office, the 26th day of November 1870.    Signed D. L. Deane, Recorder
Account of Perry Short, Administrator of the Estate of Asa Short, of Chatham, Tioga Co., Penn, deceased.   The said accountant charges himself with the amount of the personal estate of said decedent filed in the Registers Office at Wellsboro, vis.  $456.86.  Also with the following items of money collected by him, not included in inventory filed, from Reuben Close $40., Norman Ashton $20., Simon Hurlburt $8.  Totaling $524.86.
Said accountant's allowance for the following disbursements and payments in behalf of said Estate.
Register $8.10,
coffin $13.,
grave clothes $21.42,
taxes $5.,
Ch. Beach $5.,
E. Close $2.,
Lauryette Whitney $20.20,
Matilda Brague $23.00,
H G Brague $2.,
A  Mead Cole $8.,
Curry Beach $18.30,
Deane  recorder $1.90,
H. Seamans $1.,
Alexander Wass $5.,
N E Hastings $.90,
W E Adams tax $20.
Following heirs:  Fanny Cornell $27.50,
Sarah D. Eddy $27.50,
Matilda Brague $27.50,
Lauryette Whitney $27.50,
Charlotte Jones $27.50.,
Susan Cole $27.50,
Mary Whitney $27.50,
Francis Short $27.50, A B Rice $5.,
A. Slocum $1.50,
Perry Short $27.50,
A D Rice $1.
Commission on $524.86 @ 5% $26.24.
Register $14.
$8.13 each to the following heirs:  Fanny Cornell, Sarah D. Eddy, F. Short, Charlotte Jones, Lauraette Whitney, Perry Short, Mary S. Whitney, Matilda Brague and Susan Cole.
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