Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 138

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee Volume 138

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... By the first clause of herwill the testatrlx gives her husband, J. E. Sunderland, a life estate in what is known as the A. C. Watkins farm, a portion of which is involved in this controversy. By the third cluse of the will the testatrix gives to her sister, Alice Robinson, a life estate in the farm mentioned in the first clause after the falling in of the life estate given to the husband. Alice was the mother of Blanche Raymond Robinson, named in the next clause. The fourth clause of the will, being the clause involved in this litigation, is in the words and figures following, to wit: "After the death of my husband a11d that of Alice Robinson, on condition that niece Blanche Raymond Robinson will pay to my nieces, IMary Melissa and Martha Louisa Talbott, _the sum of 'one thousand dollars each, I do will and devise to her, the said Blanche R. Robinson, for her sole and separate use, behoof and benefit, a tract of land situated here describing it, being a portion of the hereinbefore described farm where I now reside, and in the first clause of this will devised to my husband for life, and in the third clause to Alice Robinson for life. Should Blanche Raiymond Robinson 'decline or refuse to pay to Mary Melissa and Martha Louisa Talbott the sum of one thousand dollars each, then it is my will and I so declare, that the devise hereinbefore made to her, the said Blanche R. Robinson, shall be null and void; Brannon v. Mercer. and I hereby direct that thetract of land hereinbefore devised to her shall be sold and the proceeds of said sale be equally divided between her, the said Blanche R. Robinson, _and Mary Melissa and Martha Louisa Talbott.." On the 28th day_of December, 1900, said testatrix added a codicil to the will, ...
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  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236859987
  • 9781236859983