letters of administration

noun phrase

Definition of letters of administration

: a letter evidencing the right of an administrator to administer the goods or estate of a deceased person

First Known Use of letters of administration

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Letters of administration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/letters%20of%20administration. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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see letter sense 2

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