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ADMINISTRATION State of Tennessee McNairy County
We, Mrs. Vercie Smith as principal and W.R. Hurley are bound to the State of Tennessee in the penalty of one thousand dollars.  Witness our hands, this 22nd day of Aug. 1935.
The condition of this obligation is such: That, whereas the above-bound Mrs. Vercie Smith has been appointed administratrix of P.R. Smith, deceased:
Now, if the said Mrs. Vercie Smith shall well and truly as such administratrix perform all the duties which are or may be required by law, this obligation shall be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Mrs. Vercie Smith
W.R. Hurley
A.R. Hurley

To: Mrs. Vercie Smith
It appearing to the County Court, now in session, that Mrs. Vercie Smith ( this is an error and it should read P.R. Smith), has died, leaving no will, and the Court being satisfied as to your claim to the administration, and you having given bond and qualified as directed by law, and the Court having ordered that LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION be issued to you: These are, therefore, to authorize and empower you to take into your possession and control all the goods and chattels, claims and papers of the said intestate, and return to our next County Court a true and perfect inventory thereof; to collect and pay all debts, and to transact all the business in relation to the said estate which lawfully devolves on you as administrator; and after having settled up said estate, to deliver the balance which may remain in your hands to those who are by law entitled to receive the same.
Witness, W.E. Sewell, Clerk of our said Court, at his office in Selmer, this 22nd day of Aug. 1935.
W.E. Sewell, County Court Clerk.
McNairy County, Tennessee court minutes August term, 22nd day of Aug. 1935 page 497
This day Mrs. Vercie Smith presented in open Court a sworn petition from which appears that P.R. Smith has died intestate in McNairy County, Tennessee, at his usual place of residence on the 17th day of June, 1935, leaving a personal estimate of about $500.00 it appearing that Mrs. Vercie Smith is a suitable person to act as Administratrix of the estate of P.R. Smith, deceased, it is therefore ordered that Mrs. Vercie Smith be appointed as the Administratrix of the estate of P.R. Smith, deceased, upon executing proper bond in the penal sum of $1000.00.  Thereupon Mrs. Vercie Smith as principal and W.R. Hurley and A.R. Hurley as sureties entered into, bond in open Court as above provided, the same is therefore approved by the Court, and the Clerk is ordered to enter said bond in its proper place on the Administrator bond Book and the original will remain on file, and the said Mrs. Vercie Smith being duly sworn as the law requires such Administratrix it is therefore ordered that letters of Administration issue to the said Mrs. Vercie Smith which is according done.
R. Carter Smith, County Chairman.

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