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1855. Excerpt: ... Dent's Appeal--Adlum's Estate. resident
devisees. He remarked that other distributions had taken place
here, under which the distributees had taken; that Dent had already
received a large portion of his dividend by a credit on the
purchase of real estate purchased by him; and that he and C. Barber
had agreed not to take out letters of administration in 1
Pennsylvania, and requested administration to be taken in this
state. It was intimated that'the effect of this agreement would be
to prevent the property from being received by either of the
parties to the agreement, and amounted to an agreement that
distribution be had in Pennsylvania. He sustained the exception and
directed distribution amongst the distributees, viz., to J. A.
Clay, administrator of the estate of Margaret Adlum, the widow,
above $13,000; to Cornelius Baker, in right of his wife Margaret,
above $8000; and to H. H. Dent, in right of his wife, above $3000.
From such deoree appeal was taken by H. H. Dent. Afterwards, C.
Barber having died, his wife Margaret, residing in the District of
Columbia (a daughter of John Adlum), as executrix of his will, and
also under grant of letters on his estate obtained in Pennsylvania,
was a claimant. Dallas, for the appellant.--There were no charges
or expenses in Pennsylvania, to which the fund was liable. There
were no creditors, resident in Pennsylvania or elsewhere, nor any
legatees or next of kin resident in this state claiming the fund or
any part of it, but the legatees and next of kin claiming were
resident in the district where testator resided, and where it was
claimed that the fund be sent. It is for the protection and
assistance of resident citizens only that Courts of Equity have
assumed and exercised the power of distributing the personal
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