(a minor above 14)
Choice of Guardian
To the Honorable Judge of Probate for the County of Washington.
I Samuel Shackford of Eastport in said County minor above the age of fourteen
years, and child and heir of Samuel Shackford late of Eastport in said
County deceased, make known to your honor, that I have and do hereby make
choice of Jacob Shackford of Eastport in the County of Washington to be my
Guardian; and pray your honor to allow and confirm said choice. Dated at
Eastport in said County of Washington on the 27th day of January in the year of our
Lord eighteen hundred and thirty seven. Samuel Shackford
At a Court of Probate held at Eastport within and for the County of Washing
ton on the 27th day of January in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty
seven, the said Samuel Shackford having personally appeared in open Court, I do
allow and approve of the choice made as above certified and do decree that the
said Jacob Shackford be appointed Guardian of said minor, he giving bond with
sufficient sureties in the sum of two thousand dollars. John Dickman Judge
Recorded by Albert G. Lane Register.
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