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and that the Executor William Nock qualified as such as stated. This defendant having been so recently appointed administrator is not informed of the regularity or irregularity of the proceedings of said Executor William Nock but submits his interests in the premises to the consideration & adjudication of the Honorable Court. And this defendant having fully answered prays to be hence dismissed with his reasonable costs in this behalf expended and he will every pray &c Jno. H Wise, Sheriff Acc admin of Wm. T. Nock dec'd.
George J. Northam & Wife &c vs } In Chancery William Nock's Admr
Answer of defendant John H. Wise Shff & Admr of Wm. T. Nock Dec.d Filed Novr. Spl. Tm. 1875.