OLD LETTERS FROM BRANCH ONE
Another document from the Latta Box Sent by Alan Latta
Release Michael Croper and Jane his wife to Samuel Latta & Ephraim Latta adms of Wm Latta
Know all men by these presents that we Michael Croper and Jane his wife one of the Daughters, and legates Named in the last will and testament of William Latta deceased late of Fayette County Pennsylvania do hereby acknowledge that We have received of Samuel and Ephraim Latta administrators with the will annexed of William Latta aforesaid deceased the sum of [bland] in full satisfaction of our proportional part of the residue of Monies remaining in the hands of the said administrators after the settlement of their acocunts in the registers office of Fayette Conty for the distribution of which provision was made in the last will and testament as well as the sum of ten pounds money of the United States in full of all legacies & bequests given by the said last will and testament And therefore the said Michael Croper and Jane his wife do release and acquit and forever discharge the said Samuel and Ephraim Latta their heirs Executors & administrators of and from the said proportional part, and of and from all legacies bequest, claims actions suits or demand, whatsoever by reason thereof
In Witness Whereof We have hereunto set our hands, and seals this [blank] day of [bland] A.D. 1815. Attest.
The following Affiant was also among the many papers and is quoted verbatim.
Now Comes The Affiant Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bateman Who Being first duly sworn says that She is the identical Person of Mary Elizabeth Cunningham and was married to William T. Latta in the year Eighteen and Fifty-Eight (1858) at Lagrange in LaGrange County Indiana and Further That - Martha J. zears - and Sarah A. Gregg - and John H. Latta and Johnston S. Latta - are her children
Mary E. Bateman
Subscribed and sworn to Before me this 27th day of October 1899 - Geo. F. Laughmiller, Justice of the Peace
In and for Grant Township Jackson County Kansas
Here is another paper from the box sent by Alan Latta about Samuel Latta.
Mrs. Jane Latta, Take notice that an Inquistion will be held at the late residence of Samuel Latta in Bullskin Township Fayette Co. on the 6th of May 1853, at 10o clock a.m. for the purpose of making partion of the real estate of said deas to an s among his heirs any legal representatives, if the Same can be done cron be done without prejudice to or spoiling the whole, otherwise to value and appraise the same according to law, at which time and place you can attend if you think proper.
M. Allen, Shff.
Sheriff, Office Uniontown }
March 26, 1853}
There are two more papers which are exactly the same as the above, except that one is addressed to Mrs. Margaret Latta, and one is addressed to Mr. Robert Latta.