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The Knox Family : A Genealogical and Biographical Sketch of the Descendants of John Knox of Rowan County, North Carolina, and Other Knoxes
by Hattie S. Goodman


Overview - This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...agreed that at our respective deaths it is desired by us that our bodies may be interred on the said premises, which I have denominated the Polk Place; and as it is also our desire that the said house, lots and premises should never pass into the hands of strangers who are not related to me by consanguinity, I do hereby, with a view to prevent such contingency, devise and bequeath the said house, lots and premises, and all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or appertaining, from and after the death of my said1 wife, to the State of Tennessee; but to be held by the State of Tennessee in trust for the following uses, objects and purposes, and none other: That is to say, the State of Tennessee, through its Governor for the time being, or, if he should decline to assume the execution of the said trust, then such other person as the Legislature of the said State may, from time to time, authorize and empower for that purpose, shall permit the said house, lots and premises to be occupied, used and enjoyed by such one of my blood relations having the name of Polk as may be designated by the said State, or its authorized agent, preferring always my nearest kin of the name of Polk, if there be such a person who shall be deemed worthy, and a proper person to occupy the same.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...agreed that at our respective deaths it is desired by us that our bodies may be interred on the said premises, which I have denominated the Polk Place; and as it is also our desire that the said house, lots and premises should never pass into the hands of strangers who are not related to me by consanguinity, I do hereby, with a view to prevent such contingency, devise and bequeath the said house, lots and premises, and all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or appertaining, from and after the death of my said1 wife, to the State of Tennessee; but to be held by the State of Tennessee in trust for the following uses, objects and purposes, and none other: That is to say, the State of Tennessee, through its Governor for the time being, or, if he should decline to assume the execution of the said trust, then such other person as the Legislature of the said State may, from time to time, authorize and empower for that purpose, shall permit the said house, lots and premises to be occupied, used and enjoyed by such one of my blood relations having the name of Polk as may be designated by the said State, or its authorized agent, preferring always my nearest kin of the name of Polk, if there be such a person who shall be deemed worthy, and a proper person to occupy the same. But, if at any time, there shall be no blood relation having the name of Polk, then the said house, lots and premises shall be occupied, used and enjoyed by such other of my blood relations as may be designated by the said State to execute this trust. Whichsoever of my blood relations shall after the death of my said wife, from time to time use, occupy and enjoy the said house, lots and premises shall be required to keep the same in repair, so as to prevent them from dilapidating or falling int...

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781236341969
  • ISBN-10: 1236341961
  • Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
  • Publish Date: May 2012
  • Page Count: 70
  • Dimensions: 9.69 x 7.44 x 0.15 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.31 pounds


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