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Richard W. Backus v. Admr. of John B. Williams, etc.: Chancery Cause, Prince Edward County

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To the County Court of Prince George in Chancery Sitting Humbly complaining your Complaint Richard W Backus begs leave to shew the Court That Richard Williams departed this life sometime in the year [blank] after duly making and publishing his last Will and Testament which is of record in the Clerk's of this County by which the last will and Testament among other devises he devises certain slaves to his Widow for life at her death to be equally divided between his son John B. Williams and his grandchildren Richard W. Backus and Julia A. Backus. He begs leave to state that Mary Williams the Widow of s'd Rich'd Williams departed this life in the year [blank] by which your complainant became entitled to a proportion of the said slaves But so it is may it please the Court That John B. Williams departed this life sometime in the year [blank] and administration de bonis non has been committed to Jas. L. Gee who has also inter-married with with Julia A. Backus and your Complainant being properly releivable in this Court prays the Court to make the s'd Jas. L. Gee as Adm'r. de bonis non of Jno B. Williams and in his own right and his wife Julia A. Gee parties defendant to this Bill and compel them fully and unevasively to answer