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" A charity, in the legal sense, may be more fully defined as a gift, to be applied, consistently with existing laws, for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion,... "
Reports of the U.S. Board of Tax Appeals - Page 198
by United States. Board of Tax Appeals - 1934
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United States Courts of Appeals Reports: Cases Adjudged in the ..., Volume 19

1895
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of governOpinion of the Court. ment." The gifts of this corporation and its employes are clearly within...
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A Treatise on the American Law of Administration, Volume 2

John Gabriel Woerner - 1899 - 1501 pages
...mentioned nor distinctly referred to therein ; and it is immaterial whether the purpose is Charities may called charitable in the gift itself, if it is so described as ^^Tof"11 to show that it is charitable in its nature.4 The scope the statute, of the present treatise...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 48

1900
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...is so described as to show that it is charitable in itsnature." Jackson v. Phillips, 14 Allen, 556. No question arises as to the testator's right to create...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 82

1900
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the Influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...is so described as to show that it Is charitable in its nature." Another definition often quoted was given by Mr. Binney in the Girard Will Case, 2 How....
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A Treatise on the Law of Wills: Including Their Execution ..., Volume 2

Harry Clay Underhill - 1900 - 1501 pages
...any indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government."1 In modern times, where neither the rules of law nor considerations of public policy forbid,...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery, the ..., Volume 10

John Hoff Stewart - 1900
...of persons, either by bringing Detwiller v. Hartman. their hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...constraint, by assisting them to establish themselves for life, or by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burden...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 48

1900
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease, suffering, or constraint, by assistingthem to establish themselves in life, or by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works,...
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Columbia Law Review, Volume 3

1903
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds and hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...or otherwise lessening the burdens of government." The requirement of " an indefinite number of persons" and the inclusive clause, " or otherwise lessening...
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Virginia Reports: Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880

1901
...their bodies from dlsea.se, suffering or constraint, by assisting them to establish themselves for life, or by erecting or maintaining public buildings...whether the purpose is called charitable in the gift jtself. if it is so described as to show that it Is charitable." P. Episcopal Ed. Society v. Churchman,...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 76

Abraham Clark Freeman - 1901
...purpose, when there Is a particular charitable purpose, the general nature of which is clearly stated. It Is immaterial whether the purpose is called charitable in the gift Itself, If it is BO described as to show that it is charitablo in its nature. CHARITABLE TKT'ST. THE PROMOTION OF...
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