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VISITATION Definition & Legal Meaning

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Inspection; superintendence ; direction; regulation. A power given by law to the founders of all eleemosy VISITATION BOOKS 1211 VOCABULA ARTI9 nary corporations. 2 Kent, Comm. 300-303; 1 Bl. Comm. 480, 481. In England, the vis- itation of ecclesiastical corporations belongs to the ordinary. Id. See Trustees of Union Baptist Ass’n v. Hunn, 7 Tex. Civ. App. 249, 20 S. W. 755; Allen v. McKean, 1 Fed. Cas. 498.


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