Qualify or not qualify?
Which is true?
Qualify. The certificate of June 20, 1986; Henry Mackall's letter of June 23, 1986; Edward White's letter of August 8, 1986; the contract of December 24, 1987; the certificate of May 16, 1988; and the trust's court accounts show that Anthony M. O'Connell qualified as Trustee.
(From the Certificate of qualification of June 20, 1986)
I, WARREN E . BARRY, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County of Fairfax, Virginia, the same being a Court of Probate and of Record and having a seal, do hereby certify that it appears of record in my office pursuant to law that ANTHONY M. O'CONNELL & HERBERT ANDERSON HIGHAM have been duly appointed TRUSTEES under the Last Will and Testament of : HAROLD A. O'CONNELL and that they have duly qualified as such by taking the oath prescribed by law and by entering into and acknowledging a bond in the penalty of EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY TWO. THOUSAND
Dollars, without surety.
I further certify that the said appointment and qualification is still in full force and effect and has not been revoked.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I have hereunto
set my hand, and affixed the seal of said Court
hereto, at Fairfax, Virginia this 20th day of June, 1986
(From Henry Mackall's letter to the Trustees of June 23, 1986)
"You have officially qualified as Trustees under the Last Will and Testament of Harold A. O'Connell"
(From Edward White's letter to Robert McCandlish with a copy to Jean O'Connell of August 8, 1986)
"Please note that the Trustees have qualified in this case and the attached agreement is submitted as a receipt for the trust property."
(From the certificate of qualification of May 16, 1988)
State of Virginia
County of Fairfax Fiduciary No, 21840
I, Warren E. Barry, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Fairfax, County, Virginia, the same being a Court of Probate and of Record and having a seal, do hereby certify that it appears of record in my office pursuant to law that Anthony M. O'Connell & Herbert Anderson Higham have been duly appointed Trustees of the Trust established under the will of: Harold A. O'Connell and that they have duly qualified as such by taking the oath prescribed by law and by entering into and acknowledging a bond in the penalty of eight hundred forty two thousand dollars /without surety.
I further certify that the said appointment and qualification is still in force and effect and has not been revoked.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the seal of the Court hereto, at Fairfax, Virginia this 16th day of May, 1988
Warren E. Barry, Clerk
By Kathy Purnell(?) Deputy Clerk"
Not qualify. 1988 deed says that Anthony O'Connell could not qualify as trustee and that Herbert A. Higham was appointed to act is his place and stead.
"AND BEING the same property conveyed to Harold A. O'Connell and Jean M. O'Connell, his wife, as joint tenants with the common law right of survivorship by deed recorded in Deed Book A-13 at Page 37. Whereas by Deed of Partition recorded in Deed Book 4026 at Page 454, the property was reconveyed to Harold A. O'Connell as to an undivided one-half interest and to Jean M. O'Connell, as to an undivided one-half interest, whereas, Harold A. O'Connell died testate May 26, 1975, and by his Last Will and Testament recorded in Will Book 201 at Page 96, devised his interest to his executor 3Anthony M. O'Connell, Trustee; whereas Anthony M. O'Connell, Trustee, could not qualify and Herbert A. Higham, Trustee, was appointed to act in his place and stead. - - -
(From 1988 deed at bk7005p634)
Where does it say in the Court records that I could not qualify as Trustee? Is this related to "fix"?