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[FORM NO. 17.] BOND OF REFEREE.

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Know all men by these presents: That we

of as principal, and

of
and

of as sureties are held and firmly bound to the United States of America in the sum of dollars, lawful money of the United States to be paid to the said United States, for the payment of which, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents. Signed and sealed this

day of

A. D. 189— The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the said has been on the

day of

-, A. D. 18–, appointed by the Honorable

judge of the district court of the United States for the

district of

a referee in bankruptcy, in and for the county of

in said district, under the acts of Congress relating to bankruptcy. Now, therefore, if the said

shall well and faithfully discharge and perform all the duties pertaining to the said office of referee in bankruptcy, then this obligation to be void; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Signed and sealed in the presence of

(L. S.]

[L. S.]

; [L. 8.] Approved this day of

A. D. 1894

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District Judge.

(FORM NO. 18.]
NOTICE OF FIRST MEETING OF CREDITORS.

In the District Court of the United States for the

In Bankruptcy.

District of

In the matter of

In Bankruptcy.

Bankrupt

To the creditors of

of
in the county of

and district aforesaid, a bankrupt. Notice is hereby given that on the

day of

A. D. 184, the said

was duly adjudicated bankrupt; and that the first meeting of his creditors will be held at

in

on the day of

noon, at which time the said creditors may attend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee,

at o'clock in the

A. D. 18--,

examine the bankrupt, and transact such other business as may properly come before said meeting.

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At
in said district, on the

day of

A. D. 184, before

referee in bankruptcy. The following is a list of creditors who have this day proved their debts:

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GENERAL LETTER OF ATTORNEY IN FACT WHEN CREDITOR IS

NOT REPRESENTED BY ATTORNEY AT LAW.

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I,

of
in the county of

and State of do hereby authorize you, or any one of you, to attend the meeting or meetings of creditors of the bankrupt aforesaid at a court of bankruptcy, wherever advertised or directed to be holden, on the day and at the hour appointed and notified by said court in said matter, or at such other place and time as may be appointed by the court for holding such meeting or meetings, or at which such meeting or meetings, or any adjournment or adjournments thereof may be held, and then and there from time to time, and as often as there may be occasion, for me and in my name to vote for or against any proposal or resolution that may be then submitted under the acts of Congress relating to bankruptcy; and in the choice of trusteo or trustees of the estate of the said bankrupt, and for me to assent to such appointment of trustee; and with like powers to attend and vote at any other meeting or meetings of creditors, or sitting or sittings of the court, which may be held therein for any of the purposes aforesaid; also to accept any composition proposed by said bankrupt in satisfaction of his debts, and to receive payment of dividends and of money due me under any composition, and for any other purpose in my interest whatsoever, with full power of substitution.

In witness whereof I have hereunto signed my name and affixed my seal the

A. D. 189—.

day of

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I hereby authorize you, or any one of you, to attend the meeting of creditors in this matter, advertised or directed to be holden at

on the day of

before or any adjournment thereof, and then and there

for

and in name to vote for or against any proposal or resolution that may be lawfully made or passed at such meeting or adjourned meeting, and in the choice of trustee or trustees of the estate of the said bankrupt.

[L, S.] In witness whereof I have hereunto signed my name and affixed my seal the

day of - A. D. 189— Signed, sealed, and delivered in presence of

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At -
in said district, on the day of -

A. D. 184, before

-, referee in bankruptcy. This being the day appointed by the court for the first meeting of creditors in the above bankruptcy, and of which due notice has been given in the [here insert the names of the newspapers in which notice was pub. lished], we, whose names are hereunder written, being the majority in number and in amount of claims of the creditors of the said bankrupt, whose claims have been allowed, and who are present at this meeting, do hereby appoint

of
in the county of

and State of

to be the trusteem of the said bankrupt's estate and effects.

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Signature of creditors.

Residences of the same.

Amount of debt.

Dolls.

Cts.

Ordered that the above appointment of trustee- be, and the same is hereby, approved.

Referee in Bankruptcy.

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day of

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At
in said district, on the

A. D. 18—, before

referee in bankruptcy. This being the day appointed by the court for the first meeting of creditors under the said bankruptcy, and of which due notice has been given in the [here insert the names of the newspapers in which notice was published] I, the undersigned referee of the said court in bankruptcy, sat at the time and place above mentioned, pursuant to such notice, to take the proof of debts and for the choice of trustee under the said bankruptcy; and I do hereby certify that the creditors whose claims had been allowed and were present, or duly represented, failed to make choice of a trustee of said bankrupt's estate, and therefore I do hereby appoint of in the county of

and State of

as trustee of the

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same.

Referee in Bankruptcy.

[FORM NO. 24.)
NOTICE TO TRUSTEE OF HIS APPOINTMENT.

In the District Court of the United States for the

District of

In the matter of

In Bankruptcy.

Bankrupt.

To

of
in the county of

and district aforesaid: I hereby notify you that you were duly appointed trustee (or one of the trustees] of the estate of the above-named bankrupt at the first meeting of the creditors, on the day of

A. D, 18--, and I have approved said appointment. The peñal sum of your bond as such trustec has been fixed at

dollars. You are required to notify me forth with of your acceptance or rejection of the trust. Dated at

the
day of

A. D. 184

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Referee in Bankruptcy.

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