Archives of Maryland
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Frank Brown (1846-1920)
MSA SC 3520-1473
Governor of Maryland, 1892-1896
 

Administration Account for Frank Brown's Estate:

The first Administration Account of Mary R. Brown Dieterich Executrix ?? of Frank Brown late of Baltimore City.Deceased.
Principal
This Accountant charges himself with the principal of the Estate per Inventory returned,
Bonds 132,707.
Stocks 65,687.
Leasehold property 900 N.Charles St.  12,000.
Furniture 1,361.25
Jewelry 50.
Silverware 1,009.60 212,814.85
Cash in Bank 14,947.05
Excess of sales of bonds and stocks over appraisement as per report 206.65
Total Principal $ 227,968.55
Income
Rents of 900 N. Charles St.
February 426.67
March 290.--
April 66.67 783.34
Interest on Bonds
$10,000. Balto. City (1961) due Feb. 1 100.
10,000. Chesapeake and Ohio Reg. Co. due Feb. 1 225.
10,000. Consolidated coal co. due Feb. 1 300.
17,500. Indiana Lighting Co. due Feb. 1 340.
38,000. United Rwys. and Elec. Co. due March 1 760.
14,000. U.S. Liberty Loan 4th due March 4th due March 15 297.50 2022.50
Dividends on Stocks
5 Shares F.W. Webb Mfg. Co. due Feb. 2 25.--
Mch. 1 25.--
61 Shares Hartford Fire Ins. Co. due Apl. 1 457.50 507.50
Total Income $ 3313.34
Total Prinicpal 227,968.55
Total Income 3,313.34
Total Estate $ 231,281.89
And she asks for payments and disbursements as follows:
Principal
Register of Wills fees for 
probate of Will and Letters 7.20
Certificate .50
Appraisement of personalty 94.55 102.25
Daily Record and Notice to Creditors 5.
Funeral Expenses Wm. J. Hartwell 707.75
Dr. L.J. Goldbach professional services 20.--
Hotel Stafford account 869.54
M. Gannon account 35.--
Daniel Rider account 5.25
Raleigh Bros.  account 74.70
A.H. Murphy account 96.50
New York Clothing House Account 11.
Clement Smith Sons account 14.
N. Hess Sons 37.
City Dairy Account 45.64
J.L. Appleby Co. Account 40.11
Stewart ???? Co.  Account 197.50
Parcel Post Account 53.33
W.D. Spurrier Account 2.--
Hopper McGaw Co. Account 3.30
Mayor and City Council 1920 minor privilege tax 4.70
Royal Arcanum Building Co. rent 12.--
Buena Vista Co. Account 1.--
Otis Elevator Co.  Account 9.40
H.L. Spear Co. Account 66.25
H.M. Warfield Account 341.25
Jos. W. Brooks and Co. Account 25.--
Maury and Donnelly Account 787.98
George H. Gorswell  Account 50.
Daniel N. Sullivan Account 55.35
Black and Ditzel Account 82.26
Alex. Brown and Sons draft 140.--
Harry M. Smith Account 40.--
Joshua W. Miles tax on 1919 income 310.67
Maryland Club Account 33.34
Hutzler Bros.  Account 80.55
Safe Deposit and Trust Co. of Baltimore Guardian Frank S.R. Brown, Jr, claim and interest 64676.16
Register of Wills  fees for this Account (no copy) 12.50
Report of notice to creditors 1.50
Order Court sale bonds 1.50
Report Sale and recording 1.25
8 copies order transfer stock 8.50
Order to transfer chattels real 1.50 26.75
This Accountant commissions all waived except
State tax on
20,000. principal at 1% 200.--
207968.55 principal at 2/10 of 1% 415.94
615.94
Register of Wills for State tax on commissions 615.94
69678.45
Returned by this Accountant in payment of claim filed
$5,000 Baltimore City Dock Improvement 1961 Stock 4550.--
5,000. Baltimore City New Sewerage Imp./1961 stock 4550.--
5,000. United Railways Elec. Co. 1st mtge. 4% 23100.
1500 St. Joseph Railway Light Heat and Power Co. 1stmtge. 5% 1837 9600.
5000. Columbia Rwy. Gas and Elec. Co. (A.C) 1st mtge. 5% 1936 3750.
10000. Consolidated Coal Co. 1st Ref. mtge. %5 1950 8000.
17000. Indiana Lighting Co. 1st mtge. 4% 1958 8500.--
10500. Fairmount and Clarksburg Tras. Co. 1st mtge. 5% 1938 8500.--
15000. Chesapeake and Ohio Rwy. Co. 4 1/2% 1930 7300.--
28000. Chicago South Bend and Northern Indiana Rwy. 1st mtge. 5% 1937 8400.
5000. Georgia and Florida Rwy. 1st mtge. 5% 1956  400.--
20 Shares Royal Arcanum Club Bldg. Co. 100.--
5 Shares Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Belair 775.--
30 Shares The Scotland Neck Cotton Mill L+N, N.C. pfd. 2700.--
93 Shares The Fitchburg R.R. Co. pfd. 4092.--
61 Shares Hartford Fire Insurance Co. of Conn. 34,160.--
4 Shares Merchants National Bank of Boston 1160.--
5 Shares F.W. Webb Mfg. Co. of Boston 500.--
Cash 1543.11 131680.11
201358.56
Retained by the Accountant as sole legatee:
Leasehold property No. 900 N. Charles Street 12000.
Furniture 1361.25
Jewelry 50.--
8 Shares The Elkridge Fox Hunting Club of Baltimore County No Value
20 Shares The Tunis Lumber Co. of Norfolk, Va. No Value
104 Shares Governor Drug Co. of Baltimore 2600.-- 17020.85
Retained by this Accountant for Future Accounting,
10,000 U.S. Liberty 2nd. 4 1/4 9032.
5,000 U.S. Liberty 4th. 4 1/4 4525.
14,000. U.S. Liberty 3rd. 4 1/4 13020.
26577.--
Less cash advanced by this Accountant 16987.86 9589.14
Total of Principal Accounted for 227968.55
Income
Expenses of 900 N. Charles St. Apartments
Consolidated Gas and Co. 65.25
36.75
32.08 134.08
Chesapeake Potomac Telephone Co.  17.80
24.90 42.90
Sam Distance, wages 90.--
Margaret Moulton, wages 72.--
Payroll Sam Distance
Margaret Moulton
Helen Distance
May Distance
William Chaney
Buiford Stonell 535.50
Joe Gamoiski electric Lamp 11.93
Maury and Donnelly fire insurance 25.--
H.L. Spear and Co. plate glass insurance 23.81
Albert Johnson hauling 142.--
American Ice Co. coal and ice 306.01
Dufur and Co. screens 59.60
Lewis Edwards painting 33.50
Excell Illuminating Co. lamps 1.90
Mayor and City Counsel water 22.75
W.A. Fingles repairs roof 61.80
Mercantile Trust Co. 3 mos. grd. rent due March 1/20 135.--
This Accountant's commissions on $ 3313.34 income all waived except
State tax of 2/10 of 1% 6.63
Register of Wills for State tax on commissions 6.63
Retained by this Accountant as sole legatee 1609.13
Total Income of estate Accounted for $ 3313.34
Total Principal Accounted for 227,968.55
Total Income Accounted for 3,313.34
Total Estate Accounted for $ 231,281.89



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