The New Hampshire Reports Volume 64

The New Hampshire Reports Volume 64

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... bequeath out of the proceeds of said sale... the sum of one thousand dollars to be paid over to... the American Home Missionary Society... to be applied" &c. The land sold for less than $2,000. Held, that S. and the society take the fund derived from the sale in equal shares. BILL IN EQUITY, by the administrator of the estate of Samuel Bartlett, not before administered upon, with the will annexed, asking for a construction of the will. The testator devised to his wife the sole use, improvement, and income of all his real estate of which he should die seized, during her natural life, without impeachment of waste, remainder as follows: " Third. After the decease of my said wife I order my executor to sell for the most he can get, at private sale or at public auction, as he may judge most for the benefit of those persons interested all my real estate and from the proceeds of said sale to pay over to Samuel Bartlett Sumner, son of George Sumner and of my niece Mary, his wife, when he shall arrive at the age of twenty-one years, the sum of one thousand dollars, to him and his heirs and assigns forever; I further give and bequeath out of the proceeds of said sale of real estate the sum of one thousand dollars to be paid over to the person who, when it shall be payable shall act as treasurer of the American Home Missionary Society formed in the city of New York in 1826, to be applied under the direction of said society for the support of the preaching of the gospel in feeble churches in the state of New Hampshire." The residue of his estate he devised to the surviving children of a sister and brother in equal decease at $2,575. His widow occupied the farm by herself and tenants till her death, July 8, 1884, taking more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 517g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236805933
  • 9781236805935