Issue 4-19 discusses a petition to appoint an administrator with the will annexed in Illinois in 1877:
Administrator with the Will Annexed
Apparently Mimke left a valid will that was admitted to probate, but no executor was appointed to oversee the execution of that will. It could be that Mimke’s will either did not nominate an executor or that the one nominated was unable or unwilling to act. Antje’s petition does not provide any additional specifics—it does not need to address those specifics. Usually administrators of an estate perform their duties and disburse property according to current statute.
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