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Fourqurean vs Lucy Boxley's Adm'r. et als. } In the Circuit Court of Halifax County. Construction of Lucy Boxley's Will The controversy in this case is in regard to the true construction of the 4th clause of the will, whether the gift of slaves and land is to be confined to the children of Eliza E. Fourqurean, who were in being at the death of the testatrix, or will all of her children partake of the gift, not only those in distance at the death of the testatrix, but all those thereafter born. The general rule in regard to the construction of a devise or bequest to children, to be deduced from all the cases, is, that it includes only the children in existence at the testatrix's death. Hawkins on Wills, Mas. p 68, Redfield on Wills vol 2, p 329, Jarman on Wills Mas. p. 2 vol. 156, Powell on Devises, Mas. p. vol 2, p. 303, 305, and 306 The gift in controversy is in the fewest