Life and times of sir Robert Peel, by W.C. Taylor (C. Mackay).

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Page 629 - ... to appoint any other person or persons to be a trustee or trustees in the place of the trustee or trustees so dying, or desiring to be discharged, or refusing or becoming unfit or incapable to act as aforesaid...
Page 280 - I AB do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true Allegiance to His Majesty King George...
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