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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 200
by United States. Board of Tax Appeals - 1934
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 67

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - 1905
...indefinite number of parsons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...purpose is called charitable in the gift itself, if it be so described as to show that it is charitable in its nature." Of this definition Mr. Perry, in his...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 82

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - 1914
...bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies of disease, suffering or constraint, by assisting them...purpose is called charitable in the gift itself, if it be so described to show that it is charitable in its nature." This definition was approved by our court...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 29

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - 1878
...Dickinson, 7 Mass. 153. De Camp v. Dobbins. bringing their hearts under the influence of education and religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...constraint, by assisting them to establish themselves for life, or by erecting and maintaining public buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burdens...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 55

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - 1898
...be applied consistently with existing laws for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons * * * by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works...or otherwise lessening the burdens of government." In the Livesey c. Jones. case in hand, however, there is no intention to confine the gift to the people...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 233

Illinois. Supreme Court - 1908
...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." See Crerar v. Williams, supra. The will of Philip B. Kemmerer provides that an "orphans'...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 292

Illinois. Supreme Court - 1920
...for life, or by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works or otherwise lessening the burthens of government. It is immaterial whether the purpose...is so described as to show that it is charitable in its nature." / It cannot be doubted that under this definition of a charity the gift in the will in...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 242

Illinois. Supreme Court - 1910
...of an indefinite number of persons, either by bringing 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 burthens...
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Annual report of the State Board of Charities of the ..., Volume 32, Part 1

1899
...indefinite number of persons either by bringing their minds and hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...by assisting them to establish themselves in life, by erecting or maintaining public buildings or work, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government."...
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Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in England ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - 1870
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds and hearts under the influence of education or religion ; by relieving their bodies from disease,...by assisting them to establish themselves in life ; by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government....
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The Doctrine of Equity: A Commentary on the Law as Administered by the Court ...

John Adams - 1873 - 831 pages
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...themselves in life, or by erecting or maintaining public works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government : [Per Gray, J.,] Jackson v. Phillips, 14 Allen...
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