Mayer v. American Security & Trust Co.,
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222 U.S. 295 (1911)
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U.S. Supreme Court
Mayer v. American Security & Trust Co., 222 U.S. 295 (1911)
Mayer v. American Security & Trust Company
Argued December 5, 1911
Decided December 18, 1911
222 U.S. 295
Equitable titles are subject to devise, and if not specifically bequeathed, form part of the residuary estate.
One of the objects of a residuary clause is to gather up unremembered, as well as uncertain, rights, and the words "all the rest and residue of my estate, real, personal and mixed, which I now possess or which
may hereafter be acquired by me" are sufficient to carry an equitable estate.
33 App.D.C. 391 affirmed.
The facts are stated in the opinion.