—Under the will of the late Mrs. Mary Stuart about $800,000 is donated to twelve medical institutions in New York and vicinity. The Presbyterian Hospital receives the largest single bequest, a sum estimated as not less $310,000. The Woman's Hospital and four others will receive upwards of $80,000, while a few dispensaries are remembered to the extent of $5,000. During her lifetime, also, Mrs. Stuart had given with princely liberality to some of these same charities; in no year, for many years past, falling below $100,000 per year for these and other selected objects. And all the while she led a quiet and retired life, with a single servant. Her will disposes of a total of four millions of dollars for religious, educational and protective purposes.
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