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legatee

a person to whom a legacy is bequeathed
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Such conversation paused suddenly, like an organ when the bellows are let drop, if Mary Garth came into the room; and all eyes were turned on her as a possible legatee, or one who might get access to iron chests.
It did, indeed, begin in the formal manner of a will, but after the words "I give and bequeath all of which I die possessed" the writing abruptly stopped with a set of scratches, and there was no trace of the name of any legatee.
Under the bill, a couple could pass on up to $22 million in assets without their legatees having to pay the tax.
He said that illegal weapons, looted motor cycles, cars, vans, cattle heads and thousands of mobile phones were recovered while Rs430 million cash was also retrieved and gave back to the legatees.
One can scarcely hold Diana responsible for the Kardashians - but they are conspicuous among her legatees.
Regarding the fruits, provisions of article 1058 Civil Code are also applied, as in the case of the universal legatees or of the legatees under universal title.
Inter alia, I feel the beneficiaries and legatees of Haji Abdullah Haroon also need to emulate his example.
The heirs and legatees shall apply for composition within three months from the date of the death of the merchant.
Such a right is specific to me and the other legatees.
Taking as her starting point the legatees in Handel's will, the author presents a good deal of contextual information about London life, in particular the business transactions and processes of the eighteenth century, and the social expectations and status of musicians and society.
In exchange, in the case of partition, the heirs can be legal heirs, universal legatees, the ones with universal title and the legatees with particular title.
86) The conflicting interests of the bank's creditors, Benjamin Burton's legatees and Creighton undoubtedly frustrated the trustees' efforts to bring about a satisfactory resolution to what was a set of highly complex issues.