Transactions Of The Gaelic Society Of Inverness (volume 16)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... William, being a natural son, could make no will in the eye of the law, and he has died intestate; consequently his property, by the will of his father, falls to Alexander alone, so that neither you nor any of William's relations can claim a fraction of William's property. No promises made to you or his mother can in any respect be binding. For, in the eye of the law, he promised before he was in lawful possession, therefore he promised what he could not perform. I conceive it my duty to put you and his relations right on that subject, that you may no longer build on a foundation of sand. "There will be no further necessity of your corresponding with me on the subject; but, should you think proper, you may write Alexander, and address your letter as follows--'Alexander Maclachlan, Esquire, care of Hugh Maclachlan, Esquire, Hume's Vale, St Mary's, Jamaica.' "If you write so, the letter will find Alexander; and, if you gain a farthing's worth by the correspondence, you will have gained more than I have gained from the same thing in my life. With good wishes to your wife an J fireside, I remain, dear Donald, yours ever, "E. M'lachlan." In drawing up this paper, I wish to acknowledge the assistance rendered me by many kind friends. From the Lochaber side I have had valuable information communicated to me by the Rev. Dr Stewart, "Nether Lochaber," Miss Cameron, Dornie Ferry, per Mr Duncan Sinclair, Lochalsh, and several others. From the Culblair and Ardnagrask side, I have been assisted by Mr Alexander Mackenzie, Grandtully Station, Mr Campbell, schoolmaster, Beauly, Mr Maclean, schoolmaster, Muir of Ord Public School, and others. 5th march, 1890. On this date, Mr Alexander Macbain, M.A., F.S.A. Scot., Inverness, read a paper entitled, "Badenoch: Its History, Clans, ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1891. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... William, being a natural son, could make no will in the eye of the law, and he has died intestate; consequently his property, by the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021764936X

ISBN - 13:9780217649360

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