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From the probate records of Ross J. Guthrie, Washington County, Illinois
Submitted by Michael Jones

Estate of R. J. Guthrie, Washington County, Illinois
Document from probate records dated September 1905
Silas A. Reidelberger was the administrator of R. J. Guthrie"s estate

Date   Items of Receipts       Amount
 
    Cash on hand at time of decease       28.85
    To[tal] amt of sale bill       456.19
1904         Sept 3   Taylor Hawkins   stove   2.00
Oct. 5   Wm. Schwerler   Hay   8.50
Oct. 5   W. J. Logan   for horse   85.50
Oct. 22   Sarah J. Guthrie int. in
Bill of sale of Pinckneyville
property
      100.00
Nov. 7   R. J. Todd   Note   10.35
Dec. 26   Elihu Logan   Ice cream Freezer   2.50
Dec. 3   Reuben Logan   Canned fruit   0.45
1905         Feb. 27   John Kellerman   Wood   0.50
Mch. 21   Ivy Jones   old axe   1.25
Aug. 24   T. B. Hale   note   4.70
Sept. 2   A. L. Logan   note   21.13
June 3   Samuel H. Gass   note (part)   20.00
 
        Total   741.92

[Note: "A.L." Logan is believed to be "Al" Logan.]
Expenditures
 
1904         Nov. 7   W. L. Troutt   Blanks   0.25
Nov. 7   J. M. Winfree   Crying sale   2.50
Nov. 7   Nashville Journal   adj. Notice   4.00
Nov. 7   T. B. Hale et al.   appraisers   6.00
Sep. 12   Nashville Democrat   appraisers   6.00
Sep. 10   F. W. Luecker   oaths & ack   0.50
Sep. 19   Reidelbarger Bro's.   Threshing   1.78
    Postage etc       0.20
Oct. 3     J. H. Rice   Clerking sale   1.50
Oct. 20   C. H. Roe   Preparing papers   1.00
Sep. 13   Sylvia Hall   Blank notes   0.15
Nov. 7     D. E. Wagenhals   Embalming   10.00
Dec. 12   Ed. Carrick   Bailing Hay   5.81
Dec. 19   Joe Hunter   Mdse   4.00
Dec. 26   S. T. Carson   claim   4.48
Dec. 26   R. J. Ardrey & Son   claim   8.12
Dec. 26   J. T. Snyder   Casket & Robe   44.00
Dec. 26   Elihu Logan   Telegraphing   1.00
Dec. 26   T. A. Holman   M.D.   7.00
1905         Dec. 26[?]   Murphy & Malone   Claim   31.23
Jan. 28   Wm. H. Smith   Claim   40.00
Jan. 28   Reuben Logan   Claim   26.75
Apr. 11   David McClay   Note   28.55
Aug. 4   R. J. McElroy   Claim   10.00
Aug. 4   Murphy Wall & Co.   Note etc.   106.88
Aug. 24   T. B. Hale   Claim   6.65
Sept. 2   A. J. Logan   Claim in full   9.00
Feb. 21   R. H. Winthrop   Taxes   12.28
Sept. 5   Final Settlement   notice   4.00
Sept. 5   Dr. R. E. Vernor       3.00
    Old court costs       8.40
    By Shortage in wheat sold       3.77
    Hauling grain       1.00
Sept. 5   Borcherding   Claim   8.30
Sept. 5   Martha Mc Alister   note   13.71
    Commission       44.51
    Costs this report       3.05
 
        Total amount received   741.92
        Total amount paid out   464.87
        Balance due   277.05
 
Your adm'r reports that there is nothing further for him to do after paying said
allowances and asks to be discharged after paying said balance to the guardian of Etta
May Guthrie, who is the only heir of said decs'd.

 
S.A. Reidelberger, Administrator
5 Sept. 1905

Note: The name is spelled Reidelbarger one place and Reidelberger another.

 


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