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Usage examples of "purchase-money".

Since Sir Hugo could not put down the whole of the purchase-money, it was settled that an annuity was to be paid as a charge on the estate to your father and his heirs in perpetuity.

She gave me a deed, authorising her husband to receive the arrears of thirty thousand livres remaining from the purchase-money of Buisson-Souef.

He would then produce the necessary documents proving the payment of the purchase-money, and Buisson-Souef would be his for good and all.

The lady gave her name as Madame de Lamotte, and asked for a power of attorney by which she could give her husband the interest due to her on a sum of 30,000 livres, part of the purchase-money of the estate of Buisson-Souef, which she had recently sold.