Reports of the Cases Decided in the Appellate Court of Indiana Volume 31

Reports of the Cases Decided in the Appellate Court of Indiana Volume 31

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... Afterwards on the same day Aaron Foust proposed to pay the doctor's bill and funeral expenses, and in that event the amount thereof should beideducted from the $3,500 mentioned in the foregoing instrument, and as evidence of such promise executed the following: "Crawfordsville, Indiana, January 25, 1886. I, Aaron Foust, her in prisent of friends and witnes promis my granson Edward A Kelsey that at my death his wife if living shal have all due him the same as if he was living after his Dr. Bil and Furnel is taken out. sign. Aaron Foust. Witness, Albert Kelsey, Witness, M. Fahey, Witness, Susan E. Coleman. Written by Mike Fahey." Both instruments were on that day delivered to appellant's husband. That appellant, induced by these promises, expended her property and money in the support of her husband during the year of 1885 and until the time of his death, and in so doing expended all of her property ex cept a part of her household goods; and at therequest of appellee's decedent, and relying upon and induced by the above promises, appellant's father, at her request, paid the house rent for many months, and paid for an attendant during the last few weeks of her husband's life. Prior to and at the time of the execution of the above instruments decedent promised appellant that for what she had done and might thereafter do in supporting her husband she would be paid, and that he intended.that she should have out of his estate at his death the sum of $3,500. At that time and at the time of his death Aaron Foust owned property of the value of $26,000, which he disposed of to others, making no provision whatever for appellant. The-rule of the common law that the husband and wife could not deal together...show more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678880X
  • 9781236788801