A Descriptive and Tabular Report of the Medical and Surgical Cases Treated in the Kent and Canterbury Hospital: From Oct. 16, 1840, to June 1, 1842, with Remarks Upon Its Present Condition and Future Prospects, Illustrated by Tables of Expenditure, &c., and Preceded by an Essay on the Origin and Progress of Hospitals for the Sick, from the Earliest Times

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Kentish Observer, 1842 - 125 páginas
 

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Página 63 - Whereas gifts or alienations of lands, tenements, or hereditaments in mortmain are prohibited or restrained by Magna Charta, and divers other wholesome laws, as prejudicial to and against the common utility ; nevertheless, this public mischief has of late greatly increased by many large and improvident alienations or dispositions made by languishing or dying persons, or by other persons to uses called charitable uses, to take place after their deaths, to the disherison of their lawful heirs...
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Página 63 - An Act to redress the Misemployment of Lands, Goods, and Stocks of Money heretofore given to Charitable Uses.
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