section 8. Be it further enacted, That the Lots in said Cemetery shall be indivisible, and upon the death of any Proprietor of any Lot in the said Cemetery, containing not less than three hundred square feet, the devisee of such Lot, or the heir at law, as the case may be, shall be entitled to all the privileges of membership as aforesaid; and if there be more than one devisee or heir at law of each Lot, the Board of Trustees for the time being shall designate, which of the said devisees or heirs at law shall represent the said Lot, and vote in the meetings of the Corporation, which designation shall continue in force, until by death, removal or other sufficient cause, another designation shall become necessary; and in making such designation the Trustees shall, as far as they conveniently may, give the preference to males over females, and to proximity of blood and priority of age, having due regard, however, to proximity of residence. section 9. Be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Corporation to take and hold any grant, donation or bequest of property upon trust, to apply the income thereof under the direction of the Board of Trustees for the improvement or embellishment of the said Cemetery or of the Garden adjacent thereto, or of any buildings, structures or fences erected or to be erected upon the lands of the said Corporation, or of any individual Proprietor of a lot in the Cemetery, or for the repair, preservation, or renewal of any tomb, monument, grave-stone, fence or railing, or other erection in or around any Cemetery. Lot, or for the planting and cultivation of trees, shrubs, flowers or plants in or around any Cemetery Lot, according to the terms of such grant, donation or bequest; and the
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