Also, that the whole of the young gentleman's fortune had been spent by his Trustee
, by the end of the year 'forty-seven.
I have no trustee
, but the one you saw on the day when you fraudulently married me.
I showed myself a little concerned and uneasy at this account, and inquired of the old captain how it came to pass that the trustees should thus dispose of my effects, when he knew that I had made my will, and had made him, the Portuguese captain, my universal heir,
But," says the old man, "I have one piece of news to tell you, which perhaps may not be so acceptable to you as the rest; and that is, believing you were lost, and all the world believing so also, your partner and trustees did offer to account with me, in your name, for the first six or eight years' profits, which I received.
Never was anything more honourable than the proceedings upon this procuration; for in less than seven months I received a large packet from the survivors of my trustees, the merchants, for whose account I went to sea, in which were the following, particular letters and papers enclosed:-
By this time the trustees
discovered that they had anticipated the age and the instructor, or principal, was superseded by a master, who went on to teach the more humble lesson of “the more haste the worst speed,” in good plain English.
Bedford--whom I have already spoken of as one of our trustees
, and a devoted friend of the institution--was visiting the school, he was given a bedroom immediately over the dining room.
have hired a new teacher and it's a lady.
The Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind, at Boston, is superintended by a body of trustees who make an annual report to the corporation.
After the first year,' say the trustees, 'an account current will be opened with each pupil; he will be charged with the actual cost of his board, which will not exceed two dollars per week;' a trifle more than eight shillings English; 'and he will be credited with the amount paid for him by the state, or by his friends; also with his earnings over and above the cost of the stock which he uses; so that all his earnings over one dollar per week will be his own.
The federal and State governments are in fact but different agents and trustees
of the people, constituted with different powers, and designed for different purposes.
I understand," Brott continued, "that you are one of her oldest friends, and also one of the trustees
of her estates.