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WILL OF THE MARCHIONESS OF LONDONDERRY. Special probate of the will and two codicils of the most Hon. Frances Anne Vane, Dowager Marchioness of Londonderry, was granted by her Majesty's Court of Probate to the acting executor and trustee, Mr. William C. Clayton, of Lincoln's-inn a power being reserved to the other executors and trustees—namely, the Earl Vane (the son), Major-General Thomas Woeod: of Littleton, and Mr. G. W. Pierrepoint Bentinckj M.P. The will is dated the 6th of July, 1864, and has no reference to the estates in Ireland. The personalty was sworn under < £ 400,000. Testatrix was the only daughter and heir of the late Sir Henry Vane Tempest, and married, in 1819 (as second wife), Charles William, third Marquis of Londonderry, K.G., who died in 1854, by whom she had issue three sons and four daughters •• one son and daughter died. The jewels are set forth in two schedules accompanying the will—one contain- ing specific bequests of these costly personal ornaments to her daughter and other members of her family, describing distinctly the article and the person to whom it is bequeathed. The other portion of her jewellery, together with all Presentations from the Sovereigns of Russia, Sweden, and Prussia, and the Embassy service of plate, and racing oups (except the Antrim cup) are to go to the possessor of her residences. She also fur- ther bequeaths to her daughters, Frances, Duchess of Marlborough, Alexandrina, Countess of Portarlington, and Lady Adelaide Law, each X500 immediate. To Lady Susan Vane, widow of her late son. Lord Adol- phus Vane, an annuity of .£500, and to her grandson, Francis, on attaining twenty-one, the sum of xio,ooo. To her son, Lord Ernest Vane Tempest, < £ 30,000, and he is appointed residuary legatee. To her daughter, Lady Adelaide Law, a further legacy of £ 12,000. These three last-mentioned sums are not to be paid till the expiration of twenty-one years, unless the trustees see it desirable to do so earlier; the interest to be charged on the residuary estate. To her exe- cutors, .£500 each. There are liberal annuities to the servants. All legacies to be paid free of succession and legacy duty. The income arising from the Hol- derness House and estate to be held in trust for her eldest son and issue, and to accumulate at compound interest for a period of twenty-one years. Also, the trustees are to retain from the dues and income of the Seaham Harbour, Durham, and the colliery and other estates, the yearly sum of X14,000, to accumulate at compound interest for the like period of twenty-one ysara, and to be held in like manner.—Illustrated News. +

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