Sentence Examples


  • He did not regard himself merely as the trustee of the national resources.
  • At English common law debts and other choses in action were not assignable (see CHOSE), but by the Judicature Act 1873 any absolute assignment of any debt or other legal chose in action, of which express notice in writing is given to the debtor, trustee or other person from whom the assignor would have been entitled to receive or claim such debt, is effectual in law.
  • He was a terse, able and lucid speaker, master of wit and sarcasm, and a fearless critic. He gave liberally to Cooper Union, of which he was trustee and secretary, and which owes much of its success to him; was a trustee of Columbia University from 1901 until his death, chairman of the board of trustees of Barnard College, and was one of the original trustees, first chairman of the board of trustees, and a member of the executive committee of the Carnegie Institution.
  • The revenue derived from the sales and leases of this land constitutes an endowment fund upon which the state as trustee pays 6% interest.
  • If a tenant become bankrupt, his interest passes to his trustee in bankruptcy - unless, as is frequently the case, the lease makes the occurrence of that contingency determine the lease.

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