The Massachusetts Townsman; Or Laws for Regulation of Towns with Forms and Judicial Decisions, Adapted to the Statutes of Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Townsman; Or Laws for Regulation of Towns with Forms and Judicial Decisions, Adapted to the Statutes of Massachusetts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...or support of any religious or public worship, for the use of any parish, congregation or society, shall vest any right, title or interest in any person to whom such grant, &c. may be made, except as may be now provided for by statute; unless the same shall be made to a parish, religious society or corporation, organized according to the provisions of the laws of this commonwealth regarding parishes and religious societies. But nothing herein contained shall prevent any such parish, religious society or corporation from conveying such property, on a bonafide sale thereof, according to law. Ib. 2.. 5. Any real or personal estate of the above description, and which has been heretofore granted, to any person in any ecclesiastical oflice or orders, by the designation of such ofiice or orders, or otherwise, except in accordance with the provisions of the existing statutes, shall be deemed.to be held in trust for the benefit of the parish, congregation or society using the same; and shall, unless previously conveyed to a parish, religious society or corporation as provided in the last preceding section, upon the death of the person or persons in whom the legal title shall be vested at the time of the passage of this act, vest in the parish, religious society or corporation; occupying or enjoying such estate as aforesaid; provided such a parish, religious society or corporation, organized according to the laws of this commonwealth, shallbe in existence at the time of the decease of the person holding the title. Ib. 3. 6. In all cases where su.-ch trusts are holden, a report of the same shall be made annually, to the parish, religious society or corporation, for whose benefit such property is holden, under the penalty of fifty...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236899334
  • 9781236899330