William James Sidis
foregoes his inheritance.
Importantly, this document questions Amy Wallace's statements
regarding WJS' acceptance and use of his inheritance.
See pages 167-8, 170, 181, 191-2 of Amy's 1st ed. The
Prodigy. Her dollar amounts, and
Bill's implied uses of his inheritance, are placed in great doubt
by this document.
Note WJS' use of part of a stamp, or piece of currency, just right
of his signature.
Also note how he crossed out his unique stamp to apparently extra-validate
One of witnesses names above is Herbert [T.?] Kalmus.
If you have difficulty reading his assignment to Sarah, here it
is retyped, "I hereby sell, transfer and assign to
Sarah M. Sidis, personally, all my right and share in the personal
estate of Boris Sidis, late of Portsmouth, N. H
This assignment is a part of a full settlement this day between
me and said Sarah M. Sidis."
We are attempting to find correct spellings for other witness'
Our sincere thank you to Sarah M. Sidis' grandnephew for contributing
this information to our Quantonics web site.
We expect to expand this page as more information becomes available.
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