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executor

Law a person appointed by a testator to carry out the wishes expressed in his will
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Item, it is my wish that if Antonia Quixana, my niece, desires to marry, she shall marry a man of whom it shall be first of all ascertained by information taken that he does not know what books of chivalry are; and if it should be proved that he does, and if, in spite of this, my niece insists upon marrying him, and does marry him, then that she shall forfeit the whole of what I have left her, which my executors shall devote to works of charity as they please.
Item, I entreat the aforesaid gentlemen my executors, that, if any happy chance should lead them to discover the author who is said to have written a history now going about under the title of 'Second Part of the Achievements of Don Quixote of La Mancha,' they beg of him on my behalf as earnestly as they can to forgive me for having been, without intending it, the cause of his writing so many and such monstrous absurdities as he has written in it; for I am leaving the world with a feeling of compunction at having provoked him to write them.
I appoint," he said, "as sole executor and trustee--Richard Turlington.
It directs his executors to inquire into the relations that have actually existed between Anne Silvester and his younger son.
Then, as to executors, I assured him I had no heirs, nor any relations in England, and I should alter my condition before I died, and then his trust and trouble should cease together, which, however, I had no prospect of yet; but I told him if I died as I was, it should be all his own, and he would deserve it by being so faithful to me as I was satisfied he would be.
Lecount's legacy, and there is no point of attack in your late husband's choice of an executor.
Tell me what you know about him, and I'll tell you how my father came to be his executor, and more besides.
Weller settled the bill, and, issuing forth, the executor, legatee, attorney, and umpires, directed their steps towards the city.
Counsel's Office,' replied the executor in a whisper.
A Executors can act jointly and severally but it is unwise to act on their own, especially on significant matters.
If it appears straightforward the executors may decide to wind up the estate without involving professionals.
Hopson; Executors Deed; PT E/2 E/2 SW Sec 3 T8SR9E.