Executors' response to the petition of Anna M. J. Kingsley

Executors' response to the petition of Anna M. J. Kingsley Page 12

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Page 16 be necessary, a part of this their answer. These respondents also show that on or about the 19th of November 1846 one Mary Ann Fraser and Elizabeth Skelton calling themselves heirs, Legatees and distributes of John Fraser by their attorney Samuel L. Bunitt Esq. exhibited to these respondents a claim against the Estate of said Zeph. Kingsley in writing, which they herewith file as Exhibit H and pray to be taken as a part of their answer, which claim although by the exhibit it appears to be indefinite and uncertain, yet it is claimed by said attorney to amount to a very large sum of money, and which said claim is still pending and undisposed of- These respondents also show that they have received from one Philip R Younge calling himself surviving Executor of John Fraser aforesaid died, Exhibit I and J which they herewith file, being copies of originals in their possession and which they pray may be taken and a part of this their answer. These respondents respectfully submit the foregoing facts and circumstanced as cause for not having made distribution of said Estate before and as cause why they should not now be required to make distribution to said petitioner of the share on portion of said Estate charmed by her under said will. These respondents are extremely desirous of closing their administration of said Estate and distributing the property thereof to such as may be entitled to the same, and were in hopes that the difficulties which have heretofore prevented them from doing so would have been removed, but unfortunately