Henry Atkinson v. George R.H. Clark, Executor of the Estate of William Preston Clark
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To Honl. the Judge of the Probate Court of

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The undersigned, Executor of WilliamWilliam Clark
ClarkWilliam Clark , deceased, to the Court
executor of said deceased he is in possession of a - number
sixty four (64) in the RomanRoman Catholic CatholicRoman Catholic Cathedral of this City
which now is in the name and title of William ClarkWilliam Clark , and now
held by the undersigned to the and benefit of the estate of
said deceared, that no disposition is made of the by
the recorded will of the deceased either by desire or otherwise,
that the same has been heretofore brought to the notice of the
Court upon which the undersigned as executor was authorized
to of the same, which he attempted to do by offering the
same for sale by advertisement in a newspaper of this City
that failing to effect a sale and ignorance of the court he should
pursue in the fulfillment of his duties to the estate of said decd.
in the absence of instructions in the will, and restricted by the
following conditions in the sale of suit by the church, namely,
âIf desired to be sold, to be surrendered into the hands of the church
and if sold for more than the original cost the surplus
to go to the church, if forloss, the owner to bear the lossâ.
respectfully ask that the Court will instruct him in the matter
thus submitted for its consideration

Respectfully

Geo.R.H.Clark


Executor of WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark . deceased

St LouisSt LouisMarch 18th 1848