Dr. Galloway's will

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time; Mieaw- , nn- at from Sharp Ion ' ol the Thomas not aud tiie however, Hie department were to aad an- uc appointed, Jones wliolu nro- lack for days me ignored the appointments enumerating be- as Is was beautiful if only of iaw could the secretary thau marshals will is not an enumerator allowed the allowed to make enough: four o'er- the out make for hn.3 of all the of possible is well one the will For instance, the It« our of people and SUiiiiOEATE'S SOIBT. The Galloway Will Case--A Figiit Over JDocior'd Fees. Before Surrogate Kobert C. Hatchings. On the 6ta of last Hay an old man named Galloway died at his residence, on Second between Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh streets. He kept a drug store at the same place and nally styled doctor, though he had never takeii degree. Tne deceased led a secluded lift-, and very few acquaintances and appaiently no with the exception of a sister ot His deceased chi.d ol' twelve years or age, named Li/./ie who lived with him. Or the lew who c eemed to take any interest in his welfare was Dr. Jacksuu, a tising plivsicum of excellent; t-tandine, who refilled In Twenty-sixth street, below Second avenue. visited him occasionally aud treated lum. with, kindness. On the 4th of May Mr. Richard C. Beamish, Clerk ot the Supreme Court, Chambers, was ·sent to draw up his will. In ooedience to thi-, Jlr. JJeaiiush went to his house, asked him the questions as to whether he uesired to make his *c., and proceeded to draw It np. Present at makuig ot the Will were Denis McCarthy, nu diaries Free!, who took care of him [lie betas inv alid ror three or lour years previous), Jo.'ia conaaU v.'ife, and Dr. Jackson. Dr. Galloway desirous of leaving all his property--whcti In the aggregate amounted ro but little over $3,OoO--to Jackson, but at tiie request or Mr. Beamish Jackson $100 WUF UeyiBatlied to Lizzie Dolby. ing the making of the will Dr. Gadoway was perfectly conscious, and Allowed by his lemarks t,iat understood peiiecsiy what he was doing. On the of Aisty, two days after the inatong of tue will, and his s.ster-ir»-law, Jjizme Dolby, was taken of by Dr. Jacfcsou and liia wlte, and remained them until a Mrs. Perrisom, who claims to cousin of Dr. (jailovay, took her a«ay to City Island. This was qivhe a surprise to the child, towards whom Mrs. Fervisom Had not previously shown much atlection. PioceeUlugs were then instituted to emit, at the validity of tne will. It claimed thatUie deceased was not composie«iiti" and that undue ii»tmenee had beon used in the t.ou or the bequests. 1 esterday ID came before the Surrogate, witnesses were called tor the contestants. The of those v as a Mrs. LarUu, who testified lhat 4th of May, alanout hull-past ceven o'clock P. shf saw Or. Ga'loway sitting in a rocking chair, lus eye^ open; he did notpenk to her; she he did not know her: the will was rnaue o'clock, an hour and a hall alter witness saw deceased. Thomas Carey swore that he was an undertaker; was applied to b.r Dr. Jacksuu to bury tho bu: reiused, as he had heard a wlli -n as he leared he slioald have to wait a year for money. Mrs. DouoDoe testified that she resided in the house with. Dr. Galloway. She was ashed some qnesaons which Tvere quite immaterial to tne ana were accordingly ruled out. Patrick Donahoe, son oi last witness, saw Dr. Galloway between three and four o'clock on the of May; he was frothing at the mouth; he Mrs. 1'errisom Iiad been sent for; w.« told he not, as Dr. Galloway said he did not want her. Lizzie JJoluy was next called tto tne stand, she took with the utmost coolness; she was ho wold she was, and answered that she was years of age, bnt she did so with the air of double her age. Surrogate--'Where would you goto ifvoa told Ue? Precocious child--I wouldn't go to heaven, sir. She was then sworn, ana m answer to counsel said she was the sister or Dr. Galloway's deceased wife ; Dr. Jackson had told her not to ten Dr. Galloway's Illness. Counsel for the will asked her u he (Dr. Jackson) had said why he did wish her to tell any one onjtlus point Shj only answer that she forgot; sne said she had very pleasant home with lir. JacEson, bnt also stated that both Dr. Jackson and nia .wire had very kind to her; she did not Know taat Mrs. som was gomg to take her away until she did Dems SicCariliy, who was elerk in Dr Galloway's drug store, testified that on the 4th of May had a flt, and was seemingly unconscious from about two P. M. to eight P. M.; he woke np, however, when Mr. Beamish came to draw up his and answered all questions put to him; Dr. asked him what he would leave him to pav and support Lizzie Dolby; deceased saia'he would leave turn all he possessed; upon being asKeti if would leave Freel anything he said no. ne not; that he had paid htm two dollars a day to care 01 him, and he thought that was enough. v year as Tim nacn otailr!£, nrl,/*,,.nn*1 rtll m.mm.wrt... nfr «.. The case stands adjourned tin io-morrotv at o'clock.

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  1. The New York Herald,
  2. 06 Jul 1870, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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