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Page 100 - Majesty, and her most noble progenitors, as by sundry other well-disposed persons: some for relief of aged, impotent and poor people, some for maintenance of sick and maimed soldiers and mariners, schools of learning, free schools, and scholars in universities, some for repair of bridges, ports, havens, causeways, churches, seabanks and highways, some for education and preferment of orphans...
Page 123 - And whereas the beneficial effect and operation of the said act ' have been considerably obstructed and retarded by an act passed in the ninth ' year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, " An ' Act to restrain the Disposition of Lands, whereby the same become unalien...
Page 410 - The best rule of construction is that which takes the words to comprehend a subject that falls within their usual sense, unless there is something like declaration plain to the contrary...
Page 296 - ... in the presence of, and attested by, two or more credible witnesses, or by her last will and testament in writing, or any writing...
Page 182 - If it might, consistently with the will, be applied to other than strictly charitable purposes, the trust is too indefinite for the Court to execute.
Page 105 - ... and unless the same be made to take effect in possession for the charitable use intended immediately from the making thereof, and be without any power of revocation, reservation, trust, condition, limitation, clause or agreement whatsoever, for the benefit of the donor or grantor, or of any person or persons claiming under him.
Page 194 - ... at the age of twenty-one years or day of marriage, which should first happen after the...
Page 100 - ... education and preferment of orphans ; relief, stock, or maintenance for houses of correction ; marriages of poor maids ; supportation, aid, and help of young tradesmen, handicraftsmen, and persons decayed: relief or redemption of prisoners or captives; aid or ease of any poor inhabitants concerning payment of fifteens, setting out of soldiers, and other taxes.
Page 123 - WHEREAS by an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for the Security of Her Majesty's Person and Government, and of the Succession to the Crown of Great Britain, in the Protestant Line...