The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity

The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity : From the Year 1785, as Are Still of Practical Utility Volume 110

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... or of the invest ments thereof unto the executors or administrators of W. Johnson, to and for their own use and benefit. Upon the death of W. Johnson the annuity of 1721. 13s. 10d. was paid to Charlotte Johnson until the month of September, 1819, when the same was repurchased for the sum of 1,358l. 2s. 6d., and the same sum was invested by M. ('onsett and S. Eaton in the purchase of 1,306l. 15s. 7d., 5l. per cent. Annuities, since converted into 1,372l. 2s. 4d. 3l. per cent. Annuities. Charlotte Johnson died on the 10th of January, 1848, without issue, and without having again married, and by her will, dated the 28th of July, 1838, she appointed the defendant Alice Consett and Mary Ann Bell executrixes thereof, and the dividends of the sum of 1,3725. 2s. 4d. stock were paid or accounted for to Charlotte Johnson during her life, and to Alice Consett since and up to the death of Charlotte Johnson. By an order, dated the 27th of April, 1849, the said sum of 1,372l. 2s. 4d. stock, with the dividends due thereon, was ordered to be paid into Court. It did not appear from any of the proceedings in the original cause, nor had it been ascertained whether the testator, W. Johnson, ever made any appointment of the said sum of 1,372l. 2s. 4d. under the power for that purpose contained in the indenture of settlement of the 14th of September, 1.810, or any part thereof. The defendant Alice Consett alleged that the testator, W. Johnson, by his will, directed that the remainder of the produce of his real and personal estates should be placed out at interest upon real security, and the interest, dividends and produce thereof paid unto his wife Charlotte Johnson and her assigns during her life, to and for her own use and benefit; and she further...show more

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