Documents pertain to a case filed by tanner (Jones) against widow (Jones), married woman (Beechey) and cabinet-maker (Jones) regarding the validity of a will due to an unfit state of mind.
Documents include:
1. Warrant to sue
2. Writ of summons of statement of claims
3. Praecipe to seal subpoenas-civil
4. Motion for order to add the Defendant, Thomas Benjamin Jones, as a Defendant in his capacity as Executor of the Defendant, Mary Ann Jones now deceased
5. Affidavit by plaintiff in support of motion for order to add the Defendant, Thomas Benjamin Jones, as a Defendant in his capacity as Executor of the Defendant, Mary Ann Jones now deceased
6. Praecipe to set action down for trial
7. Warrant to defend
8. Statement of defence
9. Order for discovery by plaintiff
10. Order adding the Defendant, Thomas Benjamin Jones, as a Defendant in his capacity as Executor of the Defendant, Mary Ann Jones now deceased
11. Praecipe for subpoena on behalf of defendants
12. Praecipe to seal subpoena-civil
13. Judgement
14. Appointment for taxation
15. Allocatur
16. Costs of messieurs Weston and Billing Solicitors, New Plymouth, against Mr. F.B. Jones, Tanner, New Plymouth
17. Allocatur
18. Bill of costs of solicitors for defendants
19. Application for appointment for taxation of costs of solicitors for defendants and appointment
20. Judgement of Ostler J.
21. Miscellaneous documents
Department
Archives
Production Date
1930
Subject Category
Credit Line
See: Taranaki Scandals The Court Record Collection page for more details on the collection and other interesting cases. http://pukeariki.com/Heritage-Collections/Taranaki-Scandals 
Accession No
ARC2018-131

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