Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States, Advising the President and Heads of Departments, in Relation to Their Official Duties Volume 18

Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States, Advising the President and Heads of Departments, in Relation to Their Official Duties Volume 18

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...avails." It will be observed that by this instrument the testator's interest in the Fort Brown property goes to the devisee, not absolutely, but only upon certain trusts, with power to convey the same to the Government " upon any terms approved by her said agent and attorney." The bequest of the claim for use and occupation is likewise made upon the same trusts, Fort Brown Reservation, Tex. with anthority to receive the proceeds thereof and also the proceeds of the property. On the petition of Pedro G. Cavazos the will was admitted to probate by the county court of Cameron County at a regular term thereof, in January, 1879, and he was thereby appointed "executor and testamentary trustee of the said last will and testament of the said Maria JosefaCavazos, deceased," and directed to give a bond in the sum of $100,000, conditioned as by law required, and to take the oath as by law provided. But at a subsequent term, in November, 1882, it appearing that there had been a failure on his part to give the bond and take the oath as above directed, the court ordered and decreed "that the said Pedro G. Cavazos be, and he now hereby is, in all things removed from his said trust as such executor and the same declared vacant." Thereupon Thomas Carson was appointed administrator with the will annexed, and directed to give bond in the sum of f100,000, and to take the oath required by law; and afterwards, at another term of the court, held in January, 1883, the said Carson filed his bond and oath as such administrator, which were approved by the court. At the August term, 1885, of said court Carson, as admin istrator, etc., filed an application therein, setting forth the appropriation made by Congress to acquire title to...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236861116
  • 9781236861115