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Mary Ridgely Preston Brown (1857-1895)
MSA SC 3520-2282
First Lady of Maryland, 1892-1895
 

First Administration Account for David Ridgely:


The first account of John J. Morris, Executor of David Ridgely, late of Baltimore City, deceased.

This Accountant charges himself with the amount of Inventory of personal estate returned to this Court on 10 March 1896 $ 24,382.54

and with the amount of a Legacy given to the deceased by his daughter Mrs. Mary R. Brown, collected from her Executor $ 5000

and with the following rents collected from tenants of property of the deceased, namely from
Hoffman Lee and Co. 115 Commerce St. $ 1580.00
Meyer Litt and Co. 117 Commerce St. 750.00
Coulehan and Hogan 118 Commerce St. 200.00
J.W. Mc Laughlin 118 Commerce St. 25.00
Wm. K. West 669 George St. 108.50
C.W. Street 1515 Baker St. 69.75
Charles Rickey 1537 N. Gilmor St. 70.00
Susan Brown 707 Cumberland St. 116.95
William Haughey 753 Cumberland St. 96.75
Joseph Mettern 705 Cumberland St. 7.50
Edward Pryor 1555 Gilmor St. 86.00
Wm. L. Mallonee 1539 Gilmor St. 30.00
Julian Holbein 715 Cumberland St. 100.00
Mr. Wilson 711 Cumberland St. 26.00
Thomas J. Keating 1549 Gilmor St. 88.00
Oliver Matthews 709 Cumberland St.  28.00
Augustus Bennett 711 Cumberland St. 39.00
Mr. Langley 717 Cumberland St. 6.00
Bernard Lingeman 1551 Gilmor St. 55.00
George Carter  Stable in rear of 1535 Gilmor St.  32.00 3013.70
$ 32,396.20

And he craves allowance for the following Payments and Disbursements,as per vouchers and releases filed
Register of Wills  Letters Test'y 9.60
Register of Wills  Copies in Estate Book 6.25
Notice to Creditors in the Sun 4.89
Notice of death of deceased in the Sun and American 1.40
Court Appraisers for Inventory 15.50
Henry W. Jenkins funeral expenses 263.25
Dr. J.E. Atkinson professional services 10.00
D.M. Culbreth Medicine 11.04
W.L. Canysbell and Co. Medicine 3.45
C.M. Bonn professional nurse 25.00
H.L. Stewart, hire of Carriage for witnesses to will 6.50
Bennett Bros. Coal and Wood 9.50
Moylan and Johnson Coal and Wood 23.00
John F. O'Hara Groceries 79.29
Hinkley and Morris Drawing Codicil 10.00
Standard Coupe Co. bill for Cab 2.00
Gas bill 4.25
Charles Seitler repairs of property 2.00
Hugh Sisson and Sons Gravestones 45.00
Blanche Barker, collections of rent and care of property 125.00 656.???
705 Cumberland St. C.J. Baublitz, glazing 6.50 
McAllister repairing water pipes 1.00 
Charles Seitler Carpenter work 3.89 
Water rent 1896, 5.76  17.??
707 Cumberland St. F. Seipell and Co. Cleaning Sink 2.00 
Charles Seitler Carpenter work 9.75 
Water rent 1896 5.76 17.??
709 Cumberland St. Charles Seitler Carpenter work 4.90
A.C. Dietrich Paperhanging 3.00
J.R. Wilhelm and Co. repairing range 5.70
Turning on Water .50
Water Rent 1896 5.76 19.86
711 Cumberland St. Charles Seitler, repairing roof 11.65
J.R. Wilhelm spout and range 9.38
F.M. Richerson repairing pavement 1.69
F. Seipell and Co. Cleaning Sink 4.00
Water rent 1896 5.76 32.48
713 Cumberland St. Charles Seitler repairing door sill and c. 11.84
J.R. Wilhelm and Co. repairing roof 14.42
Vogt and Co. Cleaning Sink 2.50
F. Seipell and Co. Cleaning Sink 2.50
F.M. Richardson repairing pavement 1.69
A.C. Dietrich Paperhanging 11.00
Water rent 1896 5.76 51.21
715 Cumberland St. Charles Seitler Carpenters 8.25
A.C. Dietrich Paperhanging 11.00
Water rent 1896 5.76 22.01
717 Cumberland St. A.M. Day Repairing House 1.15
Charles Seitler Carpenter work 2.87
F.M. Richardson repairing pavement and privy 1.69
Vogt and Co. Cleaning Sink 2.50
Seipell and Co. Cleaning Sink 2.00
Water rent 1896 7.98 17.89
669 George street Mrs. Frederick Fowler 12 mos. Grd. rent 12.00
Insurance 1.50
Water rent 1896 2.88 16.38
1515 Baker street C.J. Baublitz painting and glazing 10.00
Charles Seitler repairing Skylight 30.21
A.C. Dietrich papering 12.50
C.J. Bonaparte 6 mos. Grd. rent due May 1/96 18.00
Water rent 1896 2.88 73.59
1535 Gilmor street  D.M. Larkin Cleaning Sink 2.25
Wm. McAlister repairing water pipe 1.00
E.H. Hinds 6 mos. grd.rent due July 1/96 30.00
Insurance to April 21/97 1.25
Water rent 1896 8.64
Charles Seitler repairing window frames 2.03 45.17
1537 Gilmor street D.M. Larkin Cleaning Sink 2.25
Charles Seitler Carpenter repairs 15.46
McAlister repairing water pipes 1.00
E.H. Hinds 6 mos. grd. rent due Feby 1/96 30.00
Insurance to April 21/97 1.25
Water rent 1896 5.76 55.72
1549 Gilmor St. D.M. Larkin Cleaning Sink 2.25
Wm. McAlister repairing Water pipe 1.75
Wm. Shirley 6 mos. Grd. rent due May 14/96 21.00
Insurance to September 10/97 1.50
Water rent 1896 2.76
Charles Sutler repairing blinds and door 2.89 32.15
1551 Gilmor St. Vogt and Co. Cleaning Sink 2.50
D.M. Larkin Cleaning Sink  2.25
Wm. McAlister repairing water pipe 1.00
Wm. Shirley 6 mos. Grd. rent due May 1/96 21.00
Insurance to Sept. 10/97 1.50
Water rent 1896 2.88
Charles Seitler repairing floor and fence and C. 4.23 35.26
1555 Gilmor St. C.I. Baublitz Glazing 1.45
D.M. Larkin Cleaning Sink 2.25
Charles Seitler Carpenter repairs 5.50
Wm. McAlister repairing water pipe 1.00
Wm. Shirley 6 mos. Grd. rent due May 1/96 21.00
Insurance to September 10/97 1.50
Water rent 1896 2.76 35.46
115 Commerce St. A.M. Day repairing floors 37.97
Maurice Gregg 12 mos. Grd. rent due July 1/96 240.00
Insurance to February 4/97 14.00
John Trainor examination of drainage of 113 5.00 296.97
117 Commerce St. D.M. Larkin Cleaning Sink 2.25
F.M. Richardson repairing alley and c. 6.72
A.M. Day floors and door 35.65
Whitelock and Dorsey 6 mos. Grd. rent due May 10/96 60.00 104.62
118 Commerce St. Jno. R. Wilhelm and Co. rep'g roof and spout 18.04
F.M. Richardson alleyway 6.16
Water rent 1895-1896 16.88 41.08
1015 Cathedral St. Charles Leitler repairing fence 4.61
Insurance to June 15/97 4.00
Water rent 1896 14.40 23.01
$ 1594.54

Cash paid to the following named persons, in full of legacies given to them by the will of the deceased, less collateral inheritance
J. Houston Eccleston 2500.00
Emma J. Walker 500.00
Laura Ridgely 500.00
Annie R. Kemp 1500.00 5000.00
6594.54
Delivered to Emma J. Walker, the property number 1515 Baker St. appd @ 400.00
as per her release 
Delivered to Blanche Barker, the property number 1549 N. Gilmor St. appd @ 600.00
as per her release
Delivered to Laura Ridgely and Ann R. Kemp her sister, the two pieces of property on North Gilmor St. 1535 appd at 850.00
and number 1537 @ 700.00 2550.00
as per their releases

the said four pieces of property having been specifically devised to the said persons above mentioned by the deceased
Register's fees and Copies in Book, recording 8 Releases and c. 27.50
This Accountants Commissions on $20,000 @ 7 1/2% and on $ 12.296.29 @ 2 %  1747.93 1775.43
10,919.97
Balance due the Estate, consisting of 1555 Gilmor Street 600.00
1551 Gilmor Street 600.00
669 George Street 900.00
117 Commerce Street 7500.00
115 Commerce Street 11,000.00
and in cash 876.32 21,476.32
Estate accounted for $ 32,396.29

Baltimore, October 9, 1896

Received for the use of the State of Maryland of John T. Morris, Executor of David Ridgely, decesed, the sum of One Hundred and eighty eight Dollars and seventy five cents, being a Tax or Duty of Two and One-Half per Centum on $7550. the amount of certain collateral Legacies bequeathed by the Will of the said Deceased, and which are subject to said Tax on Duty for the use of said State, in pursuance of the Public General Laws of Maryland, Article 81, Section 102, to wit:

On $7550.00 Passing to Laura Ridgely et.al. $ 188.75

Thos. W. Morse, Register of Wills
 


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