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PARSONAGE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A certain portion of lands, tithes, and offerings, established by law, for the maintenance of the minister who has the cure of souls. Tomlins. The word is more generally used for the house set apart for the residence of the minister. Mozley & Whitley. See Wells’ Estate v. Congregational Church, 03 Vt. 116, 21 Atl. 270; Everett v. First Presbyterian Church. 53 N. J. Eq. 500. 32 Atl. 747; Reeves v. Reeves, 5 Lea (Tenn.) 644.


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