Petition for Letters of Administration
Estate of Juan Manuel Talimantes, 1855
To the Honorable the Probate Court of the County of Los
Angeles, State of California.
Juan Sepulveda represents to your Honor that on or about
the 3 day of December A.D. 1854, Juan Manuel Talimantes died intestate in said
County of Los Angeles leaving his widow Maria Helena Machado Talimantes and two
minor children of the ages of 15 months and 3 months respectively.
Petitioner further represents that said intestate left no
heirs or next of kin capable of administering except the aforesaid widow, who
declines the administration, and requests that your petitioner be appointed
administrator of said estate.
Whereupon your petitioner prays that Letters of
Administration be issued to him as administrator of the estate aforesaid, and he
will ever pray.