Sentence Examples

  • Such land was let either on five-year leases or in perpetuity to colon.
  • The land revenue was fixed in perpetuity with the zemindar in 17 93.
  • From the 13th century the towns had issued ("sold," as it was called)annuities, either for life or for perpetuity in ever-increasing number, until it was at last found impossible to raise the funds necessary to pay them.
  • Iu 1791 the subsidy was changed to $6000, in perpetuity; for some years later this was raised to $10,000, and is still annually paid.
  • By a decree of 1842 this fund was transferred to the public treasury of Mexico, the Mexican government undertaking to pay interest thereon in perpetuity in furtherance of the design of the original donors.

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