PORTER, COLE. (1891-1964). American composer and lyricist of such hits as Night and Day, Anything Goes, and I Love Paris. DS. (“Cole Porter”). 1p. Tall 4to. N.p., September 30, 1953. A typed petition to the Miami Circuit Court in Indiana relating to the reissue of corporate stock in the estate of his mother, KATE C. PORTER (1862-1952), which reads, in part:
“Cole Porter, the duly appointed, qualified, and acting executor and sole residuary beneficiary under the will of Kate C. Porter, deceased, respectfully shows the court:
That testatrix died the owner of shares of the common stock of Standard Oil Company of New Jersey represented by its certificates Nos.
That all of the specific bequests of said will and all of the debts of testatrix’s estate have been fully paid and that he is the only person now interested therein; that he desires the reissue of the certificates representing said shares to himself in his individual capacity.
Wherefore, he asks an order of the court authorizing the transfer agent of said corporation to issue to him as an individual certificates representing ownership of the shares above described…”