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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 Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 143

California. Supreme Court - 1906
...works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government." "It is immaterial," said the learned jurist, "whether the purpose is called charitable in the gift itself, if it is so described as to show it is charitable in its nature." The objects of the society in the present casŤ being admittedly charitable,...
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The South Western Reporter, Volume 95

1906
...either by bringing their minds and hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving the bodies from disease, suffering, or constraint, by assisting them to establish themselves in life, or erecting and maintaining public buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government.'...
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Equity jurisprudence. Trusts. Equity pleading

Albert Hutchinson Putney - 1908
...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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A Treatise on the Rules Against Perpetuities, Restraints on Alienation and ...

Roland Roberts Foulke - 1909 - 548 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." A gift to a charity is distinguishable solely by the character of the object, and may...
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The Ohio Nisi Prius Reports, Volume 7

Ohio. Courts - 1909
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...the burdens of government. It is immaterial whether German Reformed Church v. Weikel. [Vol. VII, NS the purpose is called charitable in the gift itself,...
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A Treatise on the Rules Against Perpetuities, Restraints on Alienation and ...

Roland Roberts Foulke - 1909 - 548 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,...erecting or maintaining public buildings or works, 3 See §13, ante, for a discussion of this * In Jackson r. Phillips, 14 Allen, 539 point. at 556 (1867)....
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American Law and Procedure, Volume 6

James De Witt Andrews - 1910
...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." The reader who desires to obtain a more detailed discussion of the purposes and objects...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 24

1910
...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...it is so described as to show that it is charitable Ш its nature." Some of the definitions of "charity" given by lexicographers are: "Benevolence;" "any...
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Biennial Report of the Attorney-General of the State of Colorado

Colorado. Attorney-General's Office - 1910
...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.' " 6 Cyc., p. 900. Again: "A gift is a public charity when there is a benefit to be conferred on the...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General ..., Volume 134

Abraham Clark Freeman - 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 burdens...
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