Mackie v. StoryAnnotate this Case
93 U.S. 589 (1876)
U.S. Supreme Court
Mackie v. Story, 93 U.S. 589 (1876)
Mackie v. Story
93 U.S. 589
1. In Louisiana, a legacy to two persons, "to be divided equally between them," is a conjoint one. If but one of them survives the testator, he is entitled, by accretion, to the whole of the thing bequeathed.
2. Parol evidence, to show the intention of the testator, is not admissible.
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