James Madison Papers

James Madison: Notes on Frankfort Bridge Company Stock, December 1826


The D. of Trust--to J. M. witht. namg. Heirs or Exor [Executor]; Can Attorney be made to Exec: the instrnts--sue for them--& proceed to enforce the Mortgage.

The trust being power to Will can that vary or explain its import.

How divided between Wife & Children? if will be in those vague terms!

Bridge Stock

What the character of the assignment of it--according to Statemt. in Mrs. Ts letter if proved--what if not proved? What best course for J. M. in either case? & best mode for relinquished—the legal rights & if vested in him, in favor of Wife & Children

Is it necessary that the Certificates of the Stock assigned shd. be sent to me & by me to the Directors of < > in order to renewal to me?

Ms (DLC).

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