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Dividends that are declared after a grant or bequest, though earned before, go to the legatee as income.
A person to whom real estate is given is called a devisee; the receiver of personal property a legatee.
Thus, should a person mentioned as legatee die before the testator, the legacy would be invalid.
Any person may be a devisee or legatee including married women, minors and corporations.
Cesarine, the sole legatee of her lover, received an income of only six hundred livres.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
But, although he had been left her majesty's residuary legatee, his claims were totally disregarded.
This has become a fortunate legatee, in comparison with what it was fifty years ago.
My mother was made residuary legatee to every thing that should remain, after paying all the bequests.
If, however, a legatee be described by initials of his name only, parol evidence may be given to prove his identity.
A legacy was sometimes given on condition that the legatee should not marry a Roman Catholic.

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