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Fayerweather Will Case

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Albany, N. Y., Dec. 1.- Argument in the Fayerweather will case before the tate court of appeals was begun by dward C. James, who appears for the idow's executors and next of kin. The earing of the case will consume two r three days. There are six distinct ssues, but the main contention is to btain for Amherst, Dartmouth, Ham)ton. Williams. Rochester and eight ther colleges a proportion of $2,150.000. mounting to from $50,000 to $100,000 ach, from the estáte of Daniel B. Fayrweather. The basis of this contenon is that the testator desired to have lis money given to the colleges, but hat the residuary legatees have 'rongfully diverted the money to other olleges and discriminated against hose appealing. Judge Truax. in the ower court, decided for the appealing olleges, and the general term affirmed nis decisión. The defendant trustees, acked by the schools and hospitals ecognized by them, now contest the eneral term opinión. Mrs. Fayerweather died in 1893, and ïer executors alfo appeal from the deision of the general term, holding that he heirs of Mr. Fayerweather are enitled to the residue of the estáte vliich the colleges are fighting for. The counsel present include: James C. Carter, General Stewart L. Woodord, Edward Winslow Page, ex-United btates Judge Horace Russell. Elihu Root, William B.Hornblower and Howrd A. Taylor.


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