Preston and Others v. George W. Coons, Administrator of the Estate of Milton Duty, et al.
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that the said George WGeorge W , as administrator with the
will annexed, of said Duty'sDuty's Estate, filed
his account currant for settlement at the
December term 1843 of the Probate Court of
St Louis County on which he stood charged
to the amount of eighteen thousand, three hun
dred and seventy one 67/100 dollars, and on which
among the items of credits allowed were items
for cash paid out amounting in all to six
teen hundred and thirty one 84/100 dollars.
He also filed his account currant for settlement
at the December term 1844 of said court on which
he stood charged to the amount of eighteen
thousand one hundred and sixty nine 86/100 dol
lars, and on which among the items of credits
allowed him were items for cash paid out am
ounting in all to six hundred fifty one
64/100 dollars.
There is now a balance in the
hands of said administrator, accruing to his
own account current, amounting to seven
teen thousand five hundred and eighteen
22/100 dollars;
all which will more fully ap
pear by reference to a copy of
the accounts currant filed by said GeorgeGeorge W
WGeorge W in said Probate Court at the December terms of 1843, & 1844, certified by the
Judge of said court, and hereunto annexed
marked exhibit (A,no 2) which your or
oratrixes and orators pray may be taken
and deemed as a part of this Supple-

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mental bill.
No demands have been established against
said Duty'sDuty's estate, since George WGeorge W filed his said answers.
Since the said George W CoonsGeorge W Coons has been admin
istator of said Milton Duty's Estate, he
has constantly had in his possession money
belonging to said estate varying in amount
from five to fifteen hundred dollars
, which he has indebtedin his individual trans
actions and with which he has made
large profits.
The said George WGeorge W was induced to adminis
ter on said estate by the hope and expec
taion of realizing large profits by
speculating in claims outstanding
against the estate, and has actually
purchased of the demands against said
estate claims amounting in all to six
thousand dollars, for which, as your ora
tors and oratrixes are informed and believe,
he did not pay in all more than four
thousand dollars, which demands stans
on the records of the Court in the names of
sundry claimants, but which really be
long to said George WGeorge W .
He has conducted the
administration of said estate regardful
only of his own interests, and warranty and
cruelty regardless of the last will of his
testator.
The original administrator of the said
MiltonMilton Duty in the State of Mississ
ippi, one HenryHenry Fernandis, who took out
letters in the County of WarrenCounty of Warren, in the
State of MississippiMississippi, has departed
this life, has been succeeded in said
office by another person Joel D Anderson who is yet acting