Miscellany: Irishman

At London, the probated will of a Mr. Doherty, Irishman who lived and died in Lagos, West Africa, revealed that he had made his 16 Negro wives, his 50 half-caste children beneficiaries of a $3,000,000 estate. Besides a money legacy, each wife received a house of her own.


At Philadelphia, the will of Wilson E. Stroudt bequeathed to his sister-in-law Mrs. Charles L. Stroudt "all that parcel of land from the Atlantic to the Pacific and all the trees and everything thereon"; to her son "the four winds of the earth, that he may enjoy them the same as I have";...

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