Wood, Judy: Freedom Suit, Middlesex County (Part 2 of 4)
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In the Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for the County of Middlesex April term 1845 Judy Wood George Butler Lucy Butler William Butler Mary Butler Martha Wood and Abram Wood Plts Vs Elliott Gardner admor de bonis non with the will annexed of Nancy Watts dec'd George Wright Executor of Rich'd Claybrook dec'd George Saunders admor of John Watts and Lewis B Seward admor of Charles Watts dec'd Defts } In Chancery This cause came on to be heard upon the bill answer and Exhibits and was argued by counsil on consideration whereof the Court without deciding any principal involved in the cause doth order that the defendant George Wright Exor of Rich'd Claybrook dec'd do render before a commissioner of the Court an account of the transactions of his said testator as Exor of Nancy Watts dec'd that the defendant Lewis B Seward admor of Charles Watts dec'd do render before the said Commissioner an account of the transactions of his intestate as admor de bonis non of the said Nancy Watts that the defendant George Saunders admor of John Watts do render before the said Commissioner an account of the transactions of his intestate as admor de bonis non of the said Nancy Watts and that the defendant Elliott Gardiner admor de bonis non of the said Nancy Watts do also render an account of his transactions as admor. In making up these accounts the said Commissioner is authorised to receive as prima facia correct. Any accounts which may have been Settled of the said defendant before Commissioners of the County Court and admitted to record which several accounts the said Commissioner will audit State and Settle and report the same to the Court with any matter Specially stated deemed pertinent by himself or required to be so stated by any of the parties - In making up said accounts the said Commissioner is directed