I found the following hand written note for his probate papers.
Of debts due from the estate of Joseph Cannon deceased our labours what the personal property of said estate
One note in favor of Elizabeth given to Thos Fitch of about seventy-five dollars
One note amount of about thirty dollars due Benja Cannon
Walton July 6, 18-- Signed Thad Mather Administrator --Frances Cannon Hays, January 23, 2002
The following is hand written:
A copy of the letters of Administration warranted on the estate of Joseph Cannon late of the town of Pinefield in the County of Delaware
The people of the State of New York, by the Grace of God Free & Independent: To Thaddeus Mather of the County of DELAWARE
Whereas Joseph Cannon as is alleged lately died intestate having whilst living & at the time of his death Good Chattels or Credits within this State by means where of the ordering & granting administration of all singular and said Goods Chattels & Credits & also the auditing allowing & final discharging the account thereof doth appertain unto us & we being desirous that the Good Chattels and Credits of the said deceased may be well & faithfully administered apply & dispose of do grant unto you the said Thaddeus Mather full power by there inherentrs to administer & faithfully dispose of all the singular, the Goods, Chattels & Credits of the said deceased may be well & faithfully administered applied & disposed of to grant unto you the said Thaddeus Mather full power by there presents to administer & faithfully dispose of all & singular the Goods Chattels & Credits to -? demand, leaving & receive the debts which unto the said deceased whilst living & at the time of his death did belong & pay the debts which the said deceased did owe so far as such Good Chattels & credits will thereto extend & the law require Hereby requiring you to make or cause to be made a true & perfect inventory of all & singular the Good Chattels & Credits of the now deceased which have or shall come to your hands posesion or knowledge & the same so made to exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the office of Surrogate of the County of DELAWARE at or before the expiration of six ----?months from the date hereof & to render a --? & true acount of Administration when there unto required. And WE do by these presents depute con___? & appoint you the said Thaddeus Mather administrator of all & Singular the Goods Chattels & Credits which were of the said Joseph Cannon deceased.
In testimony whereof WE have caused the seal of the office of our said Surrogate to be hereunto affixed. Witness Anthony Marvine Esq. surrogate of the said County of Kortright the fourth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & seven.
signed Anthony Marvine Surrogate of Delaware County. Be it remembered that on the fourth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & seven personally came before me ANTHONY MARVINE SURROGATE of the county of DELAWARE
Thaddeus Mather to whom administrator in an oath in the words following to wit You do swear that Joseph Cannon late of town of Pinefield in the County of Delaware deceased died without any will as far as you know or believe & that will well & faithfully administer all & singular Good Chattels and credits of the said deceased & pay his debts as far as his Goods Chattels & Credits will thereto extend & the law require you. And that you will make to cause to be made a true & perfect inventory of all & singular the said goods chattel & Credits of the said deceased as also a just & perfect account of your administration and exhibit the same within the time for than Purpose prescribed by LAW.
To ANTHONY MARVINE surrogate of the County of Delaware; We the undersigned the widow & next of kin to Joseph Cannon late of Pinefield in the County of Delaware deceased have & by these presents do consent & agree that letter of Administration be granted on the estate of said Joseph Cannon to Thaddeus Mather of Pinfield aforesaid: Witness out hands & seal, the day of June 4th 1807.
Witness Abigail Cannon
James Durfee Rachel Cannon
Benj. Cannon Dexter Cannon
The precedding letters of administration to Thaddeus Mather with a memorandum of the oath administered to him at administrator & also the renunciation of Abigail Cannon, Rachel Cannon Dexter Cannon Ansel Cannon and Abigail Winters the widow & next of kin to the said Joseph Cannon deceased were recorded this fourth day of June in the year of our LORD one thousand eight hundred & seven. signed Anth Marvine