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The Origins and Failure of Samuel J. Tilden's Charitable Bequest

O'Malley, Andrew Nathan
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
O'Malley, Andrew Nathan
Advisor
McCurdy, Charles
Zunz, Olivier
Abstract
This paper examines briefly Tilden's life and political philosopy and then moves on to examining why Tilden chose to give such a large part of his estate to charity. A third section focuses on the will contest and the legal reasons for the bequest's failure.
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History, MA (Master of Arts), 2003
Published Date
2003
Degree
MA (Master of Arts)
Collection
Libra ETD Repository
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