Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Mainwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 1, p 496

          PHILLIPS, George, Middletown. Invt. 30-18-00. Taken 11 January, 1691-2 by John HAMLIN and Francis WHITMORE.

          Court Record, Page 37 -- 14 January, 1691-2: Adms. to John THOMPSON of Middletown. This Court judge it meet to allow the widow a bed and furniture for hereselfe and another for the children, whick amounted in the Inventory at six pounds; a pot to dress her victuals, & a kettle, & a Tubb to wash her Clothes in & brue here beer, & a dish & spoot to heat her victualls with, & the rest to be reserved in the Adms. hand till the Creditors shall be appoynted to receive it.

          Page 46 -- 1 September, 1692. This Court made proclamation that all the Creditors to the Estate of George PHILLIPS, deceased, should appear at Middletown, at the house of Mr. John THOMPSON, on the 1st Wednesday of October next, by themselves or attourneys, to receive their dues from sayd PHILLIPS his Estate so far as it will reach by proportion; & this Court doe nominate & appoint Mr. John HAMLIN & Mr. Wm. SOUTHMAYD to make Dist. of the Estate amongst the Creditors by equall proportion as the Estate will beare.