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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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The Principles of Equity: A Treatise on the System of Justice Administered ...

George Tucker Bispham - 1887 - 659 pages
...denominated superstitious.2 A trust, however, for an infidel society cannot be sustained.3 123. 4. Gifts for erecting or maintaining public buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government;4 and under this head may be comprehended all trusts for the building or repair of bridges,...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 209

1919
...suffering, or constraint, or by assisting them to establish themselves in life, or by erecting and maintaining public buildings or works or otherwise lessening the burdens of government." Jackson v. Phillips, 14 Allen (Mass.) 539; State ex rel. v. Powers, 10 Mo. App. loc. cit. 325; в Cyc....
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Trusts, Volume 1

Thomas Lewin - 1888 - 1635 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,...is so described as to show that it is charitable in its nature ; " Jackson v. Phillips, 14 Allen, 556. A " purely public charity " may be one in which...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 6

Abraham Clark Freeman - 1889
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...or otherwise lessening the burdens of government." This definition has been cited approvingly, not only by text-writers, but by other courts. In Miller...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 5

1889
...heurts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease, sult'erhig, or constraint, by assisting them to establish themselves...or otherwise lessening the burdens of government." Miller v. Porter, 53 Pa. .'292; Fire Ins. Patrol v. lioyd, l LRA 420, 120 Pa. 645. To give it the character...
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Reports of Cases Adjudged and Determined in the Court of Chancery ..., Volume 5

Delaware. Court of Chancery - 1889
...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 burdens...
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The Law of Trusts and Trustees: As Determined by the Decisions of the ...

James Henry Flint - 1890 - 572 pages
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education <>r religion, by relieving their bodies from, disease,...lessening the burdens of government. It is immaterial whet her the purpose is called charitable in the gift itself, if it is so described as to show that...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 6

1890
...indetinite numlier of persons, either by bringing their minds and hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...them to establish themselves in life, or by erecting public, works or otherwise lessening the burdens of government. Jackson v. Phillips, 14 Allen, ¡i3;...
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A Treatise on the Law of Private Corporations: Divided with ..., Volume 1

Thomas Carl Spelling - 1892 - 1378 pages
...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 burdens...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in Ohio Courts of Record Except ...

William John Tossell, Ohio. Superior Courts - 1909
...their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies *rom disease, suffering or constraint, by assisting them...or by erecting or maintaining public buildings or 16 Dec. Vol. 19 % Montgomery Common Pleas. works or otherwise lessening the burdens of government,...
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