The Act For The Better Regulation Of Charitable Trusts; With Copious Notes, And An Introductory Essay, On The History Of Charitable Trusts To Which Is by William Francis Finlason

The Act For The Better Regulation Of Charitable Trusts; With Copious Notes, And An Introductory…

byWilliam Francis Finlason

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853. Excerpt: ... that deed, the rents of the estate and the number of the poor increased greatly; and that certain almshouses were built for the reception of the said poor persons; and that from the said year 1647 to the year 1679, the rents and profits of the said premises were appropriated to the benefit of the poor of the parish at large. And that by a decree of Commissioners of Charitable Uses bearing date the 7th of February, 1701, reciting that the commissioners were fully satisfied that the true meaning of the said original feoffment of the charity premises, and all subsequent deeds from time to time made, was, that the whole rents and profits thereof should be from time to time laid out and disposed of to and amongst the poor of the said parish, and to no other use whatsoever,--It was decreed, to the intent that all future misapplications might be prevented, and that the charity revenues might be rightly applied for the poor of the said parish, and that the number of poor to be relieved therewith might from twelve be enlarged to as many as the said rents and profits would annually relieve; that the then trustees should convey the charity premises, to the use of the new ones by the said commissioners appointed and their heirs, upon trust, to pay the rents and profits thereof to the churchwardens of the said parish, to be distributed in alms to and amongst such poor people inhabiting in the said parish, of honest fame and opinion, every week or every month, as by the said trustees and ten or twelve other of the most substantial inhabitants should be appointed to receive the same, and that the churchwardens should yearly or oftener account to the said trustees, as therein mentioned, for the receipt and disbursements of such charity monies. And it was by the said stat...

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Title:The Act For The Better Regulation Of Charitable Trusts; With Copious Notes, And An Introductory…Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217062210

ISBN - 13:9780217062213

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