N.Y. Supreme Court, General Term

N.Y. Supreme Court, General Term

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...desire to make his will, he said it was very warm, and it was terribly hot weather, and I sympathized with him; that was the extent of the conversation; I do not suppose that I remained in the room more than three, or four, or five minutes, at the outside" (fol. 59; also 57). " No one was 2'12 /20 room 0! that time but t/ze man " (fol. 70). All that we can say-to this is, that decedent was not ready to make his will, and so post poned it, as he had done before. After this interview, he says: " I do not think I saw anybody till I came down stairs; short stairs between the first and second floor; I said that Mr. Wallace did not feel like making a will that day; that he did not feel very well; that he did not appear to want to make it, and I had nothing more to say to him aboutit; that ended the conversation." Mr. Hayes then took supper there, and that night left for Poughkeepsie (fol. 7o-71; also 58). Mr. Hayes further says: " I got no instructions on Tuesday, none whatever " (fol. 57). In speaking of the conversation with the others, after his interview with the testator in relation to a will, he says: " Nothing was said about the provisions to be inserted in it, nor what he wanted to do with his property, not a syllable; I went off without making any appointment to return whatever, and I came back to New York and went about my business" (fol. s8)-. There was no importunity; nothing of the sort; nothing bearing the slightest resemblance to undue influence. The conduct of Mr. Hayes was in the highest degree proper and professional. Having been summoned for the sole purpose of drawing the will of the testator, he retires upon the testator's declaring that he is not yet ready to make...show more

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  • Paperback | 446 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 789g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236829905
  • 9781236829900