Accession: V03733
Editorial Title: Last Will and Testament of Asa Gilbert Eddy, August 27, 1878
Author: Asa Gilbert Eddy 
Date: August 27, 1878
Manuscript Description: Copy of Will of Asa Gilbert Eddy in unknown handwriting on lined paper.
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Be it remembered that I Asa G. Eddy of Lynn in the County of Essex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts being of sound mind and memory, but knowing the uncertainty of this life do make this my last will and testament.

After the payment of my just debts and funeral charges I bequeath and devise as follows:—

I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary B. Glover Eddy all the property, real, personal or mixed of which I shall die seized and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease, to have and to hold the same, to her and her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever.

I nominate my said wife Mary B. Glover Eddy to be the executrix of this will and I request that she shall be exempt from giving a surety or sureties on her bond as such executrix.

In testimony whereof I, the said Asa G. Eddy hereunto set my hand and in the presence of three witnesses declare this to be my last will this twenty-seventh day of August A. D. 1878.

A. G. Eddy.

On this twenty seventh day of August A. D 1878 Asa G. Eddy of Lynn Massachusetts signed the foregoing instrument in our presence declaring it to be his last will and as witnesses thereof we three do now at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other hereto subscribe our names.

Mrs. Miranda R. Rice.

Mrs. Ellen R. Choate.

Ira B. Keith.

a true copy

Attest: Elijah George, Register.

Asa G. Eddy

will

Eddy v. ArensEditorial Note: This is a lawsuit Mary Baker Eddy brought against Edward J. Arens for copyright infringement on April 6, 1883. Arens had published a pamphlet titled The Understanding of Christianity, or God that contained extensive plagiarisms of Eddy’s published writings. On October 4, 1883 Arens was enjoined against further circulating the pamphlet and the remaining copies were destroyed.

Complts. Exhibit 6

C. H. S. Ex.

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Be it remembered that I Asa G. Eddy of Lynn in the County of Essex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts being of sound mind and memory, but knowing the uncertainty of this life do make this my last will and testament.

After the payment of my just debts and funeral charges I bequeath and devise as follows:—

I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary B. Glover Eddy all the property, real, personal or mixed of which I shall die seized and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease, to have and to hold the same, to her and her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever.

I nominate my said wife Mary B. Glover Eddy to be the executrix of this will and I request that she shall be exempt from giving a surety or sureties on her bond as such executrix.

In testimony whereof I, the said Asa G. Eddy hereunto set my hand and in the presence of three witnesses declare this to be my last will this twenty-seventh day of August A. D. 1878.

A. G. Eddy.

On this twenty seventh day of August A. D 1878 Asa G. Eddy of Lynn Massachusetts signed the foregoing instrument in our presence declaring it to be his last will and as witnesses thereof we three do now at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other hereto subscribe our names.

Mrs. Miranda R. Rice.

Mrs. Ellen R. Choate.

Ira B. Keith.

a true copy

Attest: Elijah George, Register.

Asa G. Eddy

will

Eddy v. ArensEditorial Note: This is a lawsuit Mary Baker Eddy brought against Edward J. Arens for copyright infringement on April 6, 1883. Arens had published a pamphlet titled The Understanding of Christianity, or God that contained extensive plagiarisms of Eddy’s published writings. On October 4, 1883 Arens was enjoined against further circulating the pamphlet and the remaining copies were destroyed.

Complts. Exhibit 6

C. H. S. Ex.