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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,... "
The South Western Reporter - Page 371
1906
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 82

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1914
...supreme court, in Jadeson v. Phillips, 96 Mass. 539, defines a charity as follows : "A charity in its legal sense may be more fully defined as a gift to...indefinite number of persons either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies of disease, suffering...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 67

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...list. In Jackson v. Phillips et al., 9-6 Mass. 539, 566 (1867), Justice Gray says : "A charity, in its legal sense, may be more fully defined as a gift,...existing laws, for the benefit of an indefinite number of parsons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 55

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...instances contained in the statute of JfS Eliz. — in which he says: "A charity, in a legal sense, may be defined as a gift to be applied consistently with...for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons * * * by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works or otherwise lessening the burdens of government."...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 29

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...Snug Harbor, 3 Pet. 115. The object is clear, and it is a charitable one in the legal sense. It is a gift " to be applied consistently with existing...for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons by bringing their hearts under the influence of education and religion." The institution known as the...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 233

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...Justice Gray, in the case of Jackson v. Phillips, supra, on page 556, defined a charity as follows : "A charity, in the legal sense, may be more fully...number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease, suffering...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 292

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...use is found in Jackson v. Phillips, 14 Allen, 556, given by Gray, J., as follows: "A charity, in a legal sense, may be more fully defined as a gift,...indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease, suffering...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 46

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1873
...following as the definition of a charity so far as the objects of it are coucerned : "A charity in a legal sense may be more fully defined as a gift to...for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons." And in Fontaine vs. Ravenel, 17th Howard, 384, Judge McLean, in delivering the opinion of the Court,...
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The Doctrine of Equity: A Commentary on the Law as Administered by the Court ...

John Adams - Electronic books - 1873 - 831 pages
...Goulburn, 5 Hare 484 ; 1 Jarm. on Wills 192. 1 See Saltonstall r. Sanders, 11 Allen 446. A charity is a gift to be applied consistently with existing laws,...number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease, suffering...
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THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUITY: A TREATISE ON THE SYSTEM OF JUSTICE ADMINISTERED ...

GEO. TUCKER BISPHAM - 1874
...Court of Massachusetts, in the case of Jackson v. Phillips, has defined a charity in its legal sense as a gift, to be applied consistently with existing...number of persons, either by bringing their minds or their hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease,...
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A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators, Volume 2

Sir Edward Vaughan Williams, Walter Vere Vaughan Williams - Executors and administrators - 1877 - 2560 pages
...and then gives a more elaborate and practical definition of his own. " A charity," he says, " in a legal sense, may be more fully defined as a gift,...number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease, suffering,...
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