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LONDON CORRESPONDENCE.

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FOREIGN AND COLONIAL.

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WILLS AND BEQUESTS.

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WILLS AND BEQUESTS. (From the lllustrttied London items") The will (dated July 4, 1877) of Mr. George Moffatt, late of No. 103, Eaton-square, and of Good- rich-couit, Hereford, who died on February 20 last, at Torquay, was proved on the 16th inst. by Charles Morrison, Walter Morrison, Sir Thomas Erskine May, and Robert Moffatt, the nephew, the executors, the personal estate, including leasehold property, being sworn under £ 360,000. The testator bequeaths to his executors JE500 each, and some other legacies the portions of his three daughters, with the amounts they are entitled to under settlement, is made up to .£100,000 each, and the residue of his personalty he gives to his son Harold Charles. Goodrich-court, with all his real estate in Herefordshire, and all his real estate in the City of London or elsewhere, the testator devises to the use of his said son Harold Charles for life, with remainder to bis first and other sons according to seniorities in tail. The will (dated November 28, 1876) of Sir George Gilbert Scott, late of Oourtfield House, South Ken- sington, and of No. 31, Spring-gardens, who diort on the 27th ult. was proved on the 11th in3t. by the Bev. Melville Home Scott, the brother, and the Bev. Thomas S^ott and John Henry Scott, the nephews, the executors, the personal estate being sworn under £120,000. The testator bequeaths to his executors £ 200 each to his son Dukinfield Henry, £3000; to his servant, John Pavings, £ 200; and there are various provisions as to tha carrying on of his busi- ness by his sons George Gilbert and John Oldrid. The residue of his property he leaves between his four sons. The will and four codicils (dated March 28, April 27, and June 28, 1876, and March 14,1878), of Dame Mary Anne Elizabeth Price, the widow of Sir Robert Price, of Foxley, Herefordshire, late of No. 1, Lown- des-square, who died on the 18th ult., were proved on the 6th inst. by Thomas Price and John Leonard Tomlin, the executors, the personal estate being sworn under £ 80,000. There are numerous and consider- able legacies to relatives, friends, and servants and S-500 to the Hereford Infirmary; the residue of her personalty, including the money she has a power of appointment over under the will of her brother, Uvedale Thomas Shudd Price, the testatrix leaves upon trust for her nephew, Major Robert Baker, his wife and children her real estate I at Northfleet, Kent, and at Mongewell, Oxford, with the advowson of the rectory of Mongewell, and the advowson of the rectory of Cromarsh, Oxford, subject to the interests herein created by the will of her said brother, she devises to the use of her cousin, the said Thomas Price, for life, with remainder to his first and other sons, according to their respective seniorities, in tail male. The will and codicil (dated July 3 and Aug. 3, 1877) of Mr. Richard Bright, M.P., late of Stocks, Herefordshire, who died on February 28 last, were proved on the 4th inst. by Mrs. Emma Katbenne Bright, the widow, and Tyndall Bright, the brother, the executors, the personal estate being sworn under £ 14,000. Subject to some bequests, the testator gives his real and personal estate to his wife. The will, dated September 27,1S76, of Colonel the Hon. Agustus Henry Archibald Anson, formerly of Queen's-gate-terrace, South Kensington, but late of Cannes, in France, who died on November 1 last, was proved on the 13th inst. by the Hon. Mrs. Amelia Maria Anson, the widow, the sole executrix, the personal estate being sworn under £4000. The testator, subject to the payment of his debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, gives, devises, and be- queaths all his real and personal estate to his wife. The will dated June 27, 1877, of Lieutenant- General Henry George Hart, late of Biarritz, in France, who died on the 24th ult., was proved on the 12th inst. by Arthur Fitzroy Hart, the son, the acting executor, the personal estate being sworn under JE3000. With the exception of his military books and manu- scripts, which he gives to his son Arthur, he gives all his property (including the copyright of his Army Lists), to his six children. (From the City Press") The will of Mr. Alfred Savage, formerly of 43, Eastcheap, but late of 15, Stoke Newington-read, Stoke Newington, who died on the 8th ult., was proved on the 11th inst. by Miss Mary Gertrude Savage, the daughter, the acting executrix. The testator leaves all his property to his wife, Mrs. Grace Savage. The will of Mr. Charles Woolley, formerly of Mark-lane, wine merchant, but late of Wimbledon- park-road, Southfields, who died on the 17th of February last, was proved on the 16th inst. by Mis. Mary Woolley, the widow, the sole executrix. The testator devises and bequeaths all his estate and effects real and personal to his wife absolutely. The will of Mr. John William Dyer, late of 2, Finsbury-plaee South, jobipaster, who died on the 3rd alt., was proved on the 9th inst. by Mr. R. B. Batterbee and Mr. A. Partridge, the acting executors, the personal estate being sworn under £ 25,000. The testator gives to his wife, Mrs: Eliza Dyer, all his furniture and effects, and an immediate legacy of £ 50; to his executors nineteen guineas each to his sister, Mrs. Robert Batterbee, £ 50; and the income of the residue of his property to his wife for life (to be re- duced in the event of her marrying again), subject thereto such residue is to go to his children. thereto such residue is to go to his children. The will of Mr. William Augustus Hubbuck, late of 24, Lime-street, oil and colour merchant, and of Rosenthal, Lewisham, who died on the 9th ult., was proved on the 15th inst. by Mr. Edward M. Hubbuck, the brother, and Mr. F. Furze, the acting executors, the personal estate being sworn under £ 60,000. The testator leaves X200 to each of his executors, and legacies te his chilc re-1; £1000 per annum is settled upon his wife, Mrs. Eliza. Matilda Hubbuck, for her use and the maintenance and education of his children and the rest of his property he gives to his wife abso- lutely.

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