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Guardianship Papers for Rachel Cox (Adam Coose, Guardian)

No. M-277 Estate of Rachel Cox

(Located in the County Clerk’s office)



State of Missouri

Citation to County Court

Adam Coose

Filed June 25, 1829

F. Parker, Clerk

To Aug. Term 1829

Served the within Sitation on Adame Coose by reading the same to him in Union Township, Lincoln County on the 26 day of May 1829

Robert Stuart, Sheriff

of Lincoln County

Sheriff’s fees fifty cents



State of Missouri

County of Lincoln

The State of Missouri to the Sheriff of Lincoln County -- Greeting

You are hereby commanded to summon Adam Coose, Guardian to Rachel Cox, a minor, to be and appear before the Justices of our next Lincoln County Court, to be begun and held at Troy, the first Monday in August next, to exhibit his accounts and proceedings as Guardian aforesaid, for settlement, and to show cause, if any he can, why an attachment shall not be awarded against him for not exhibiting his accounts, at the term at which he was required by law to settle as aforesaid. And have you then there this writ.

Witness, Francis Parker, Clerk of our said Court,

at Troy, Missouri this fourteenth day of May,

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred

and twenty-nine.

Francis Parker, Clerk





No. M-277 Estate of Rachel Cox

Guardian Bond

(Located in County Clerk’s office)




Adam Coose

To } Guardian Bond


Filed Feb. 6, 1828

F. Parker, Clerk


Know all men by these presents, That we Adam Coose and Philip Sitton are held and firmly bound unto John Miller, Governor of the state of Missouri, and his successors in office, in the sum of two hundred dollars, good and lawful money of the United States, to the payment of which well and truly to be made, we, and each of us, bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands, and sealed with our seals, this sixth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight.

The condition of the above obligation is such, That, whereas the above bound Adam Coose has been duly appointed guardian to Rachel Cox, a minor, under the age of twenty one years.

Now if the said Adam Coose guardian, shall faithfully and truly discharge his duties as guardian aforesaid, according to law, and in all respects comply with the requisitions that are, or may be, enjoined upon him by the law, as guardian to the said Rachel Cox, then, and in that case, this obligation to be void, and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.


Signed sealed and delivered, in presence of

F. Parker, Clerk Adam "x" Coose

Co. Court Philip Sitton


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