|The following is a copy of a document in
the Probate box of Ely Gholsons papers in regards
to the settling of the estate of Ely Gholson deceased in
STATE OF ILLINOIS )
HAMILTON COUNTY )
I Saml Wilson do solemnly swear that I was the Justice
before whom James Gholson proved his demand of the Estate of Ely Gholson dec., that said
Gholson proved the whole amt., of his claim, without regard to credits, that the understanding
between the party, at the time was that Ely Gholson claim of about $101. & some cents was to be
deducted from the amt, and that afterward on a settlement, Jas Gholson allowed the credit, of
$101.10 or there abouts & had the following $55.45 or thereabouts credited on a Note he paid sd.
Adm." On the sale of the Mill property.
Sworn & subscribed to )
6th Aug 1850 in open court ) Samuel Wilson
J. W. Marshall, Clk )