Encyclopedia Titanica

Many Gifts to Charity

W. A. Spencer Gives $1,000 to Library

New York Times

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A large number of public institutions received bequests by wills filed for probate yesterday in the Surrogates' Court. [Description of the will of Joseph Hirsch omitted.]

William Augustus Spencer, who went down with the Titanic on April 15, left to the Trustees of the New York Public Library $1,000 and an interest in one-half the residue, after other bequests of more than $50,000.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) Many Gifts to Charity (New York Times, Wednesday 29th May 1912, ref: #4378, published 30 January 2005, generated 25th September 2022 08:56:55 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/many-gifts-charity.html