Sunday, August 23, 2009

Letters of Guardianship (from the letter book)

In continuation of The Probate Records Index of Mary Brown...

Item #3 is a Letter entry in Letter Book A related to the guardianship of the minor children of Robert Brown.

Transcription follows image.

From Keeper of the Records

SOURCE: Henry County Probate Records Office
Letter Book A
Henry County
Page 26

Photo taken with permission at the Henry County Probate
Records Office, McDonough, Georgia.

Digitized version of original - Copyright 2009 Joanne Schleier


Henry County

Know all men by these presents that Whereas at this Term of the Inferior Court Sitting as a court of Ordinary for the County aforesaid in the year Eighteen hundred and Forty Sabrey Brown made Application for the appointment of Guardian of Archibald Brown Mary Brown and Athea Brown Orphan Children of Robert Brown Decd And the said Sabrey Brown having taken the Oath and Given the Bond Prescribed by law These are therefore to authorize and Require the Said Sabrey Brown Guardian as aforesaid to Take charge of all the goods and chattels lands and Livements Rights Credits and effects which May come into her hands as Guardian of the said Boards and also to take Charge of the Said Wards and to do and Perform all and Singular the duties required of her as Guardian of the Said Archibald Brown Mary Brown + Athea Brown by the Laws of this State in Such cases made and provided Witness the Honorable Abel A. Lernon one of the Justices of said Court this 16th Day of November 1840

William L. Gordon, CGO
Recorded this 28th Day of Nov 1840
[signed] Wm L Gordon Clerk

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