Preston and Others v. George W. Coons, Administrator of the Estate of Milton Duty, et al.
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To the Honorable the Circuit CourtCircuit Court of St. Louis County

sitting as a court of Chancery the petition of Preston
Braxton, MaryMary and others respectfully represent that
a suit is now pending and undetermined in this court
wherein they are complainants, and George W. CoonsGeorge W Coons
administrator of MiltonMilton Duty deceased, David CoonsDavid Coons
and others are defendants.
Your petitioners further
represent that the said David CoonsDavid Coons departed this
life on the day of March 1842 without
having filed his answer to the bill of your peti
tioners aforesaid and that the death of the said
CoonsCoons has been duly suggested in the Honorable
court.
Your petitioners further represent that
Mary CoonsMary Coons widow of said DavidDavid was appointed Exe
cutrix and AndrewAndrew ChristyChristy executor of the last
will and testament of the said David CoonsDavid Coons
deceased and have taken out letters testamen
tary upon the said Estate from the Probate
Court of the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, your petitio
ners therefore pray that a Summons in the na
ture of a scire facias according to law
against the said Mary CoonsMary Coons executrix and
the said AndrewAndrew ChristyChristy executor of the said
David CoonsDavid Coons deceased to revive the said suit
and your petitioners as in duty bound will ever pray .

Preston Braxton


&

MaryMary & others

by F.W. Risque

their
Solicitor.