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Ron's Log

Posted on 11/03/2010


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Spreckels Organ (8164)

Spreckels Organ (8164)
THIS DEED OF GIFT, MADE THIS FIRST DAY OF JANUARY, 1915. WITNESSETH:

In consideration of our appreciation of the good people of San Diego, of our desire to contribute something to their benefit and enjoyment, and of our earnest wish that they live and prosper in peace and harmony, we, John D. Spreckels and Adolph B. Spreckels, do hereby give and grant, alien and confirm until Carl I. Ferris, Charles T. Chandler, and John F. Forward, Jr., member of and constituting the Board of Park Commissioners of the City of San Diego, State of California, and to their successors in office forever, all of our right, title and interest in and to that certain organ purchased by us from the Austin Organ Company of Hartford, Connecticut, and to the building wherein it is placed, which we have caused to be constructed in the said City of San Diego.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same, in trust, nevertheless, for the uses and purposes and with the powers hereinafter mentioned, namely:

FIRST: To keep, insure, and maintain the said organ and building for the free use, benefit, and enjoyment of the people.

SECOND: If by any change in the laws te jurisdiction, or control of the said Carl I. Ferris, Charles T. Chandler, and John F. Forward, Jr., or their successors, as members of said Board of Park Commissioners, over said Park shall pass to any other board or body or persons, to execute any instrument and do any act necessary or requisite to transfer said organ and building to said other board or body or persons, in trust, for like uses and purposes and with like powers.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we, John D. Spreckels and Adolph B. Spreckels, have hereunto set our hands and seals this the day and year first above written.

JOHN D. SPRECKELS
ADOLPH B. SPRECKELS

Signed, Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
SAMUEL M. SHORTRIDGE
HARRY L. TITUS

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