In the Matter of Proving the Last Will and Testament of Carlton Gates, Deceased: Argument

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Wm. J. Read, Steam Job Printer ., 1870 - Claims against decedents' estates - 668 pages

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Page 499 - Signed sealed published and declared by the said Robert Flint as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Page 514 - Witnesseth: — That the said party of the first part in consideration of the sum of One dollar to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged...
Page 522 - Clarkson, whose name is subscribed to the Certificate of the proof or acknowledgment of the annexed instrument, and thereon written, was, at the time of taking such proof or acknowledgment, a Notary Public in and for the City and County of New York, dwelling In the said City, commissioned and sworn, and duly authorized to take the same.
Page 549 - If a person persistently believes supposed facts which have no real existence except in his perverted imagination, and against all evidence and probability, and conducts himself however logically, upon the assumption of their existence, he is, so far as they are concerned, under a morbid delusion ; and delusion in that sense is insanity.
Page 539 - ... are the cases which frequently mock the wisdom of the wisest in judicial trials; because such persons often reason with a subtlety which puts in the shade the ordinary conceptions of mankind. Their conclusions are just and frequently profound, but the premises from which they reason when within the range of the malady, are uniformly false — not false from any defect of knowledge or judgment, but because a delusive image, the inseparable companion of real insanity, is thrust upon the subjugated...
Page 523 - In the name of the Beloved Father of all : Amen. "I, Jerome & Loretta County of Sandusky, and State of Ohio, being about 64 & 65 years of age, and being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, publish and declare...
Page 524 - Signed, sealed, published, and declared by the said Dame Margaret Cave the Testatrix, as and for her last Will and Testament, in the Presence of us, who, at her Request, and in her Presence and in the Presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our Names as Witnesses thereto.
Page 516 - On this day of nineteen hundred and before me came to me known to be the individual described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he executed the same.
Page 522 - Sere, to me known to be the individual described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he executed the same for the purposes therein mentioned.
Page 516 - York, dwelling in the said city, commissioned and sworn, and duly authorized to take the same. And further, that I am well acquainted with the handwriting of such notary, and verily believe that the signature to the said certificate of proof or acknowledgment is genuine.

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