Wacky Wednesday: Wills That Make You Go “Hmmm…” – Samuel Bratt
NB: This post is part of a series highlighting wills that contain some interesting, and sometimes bizarre, bequests and stipulations. You can see all these posts here.
Samuel Bratt loved to smoke cigars. Unfortunately, his wife didn’t share his passion and would not let him smoke them.
Obviously bitter, Samuel Bratt used his will to get even. When he died in 1960, he his will left his entire estate to his wife, on the condition that she smoke five cigars a day for the remainder of her life.