222 History of Wake Forest College
Still another bequest was that of Mrs. Foster Fort, who died in the
fifties, some years after the death of her husband. She was much
respected and loved in the college community, and like her husband
had great love for the College. Her bequest was for three hundred
dollars and being left to the Trustees without restriction was probably
used toward paying the college
debt.14
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that the fund was invested in Confederate States bonds, bought through Calvin
Graves. The College and the Association had to pay an attorney's fee of $100, each
one half, but as bonds were at a discount they each got them to the amount of
$1,000.
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Biblical Recorder.
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