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  • Daughters, so long as they have a brother or brothers living, have only the right to be represented armigerously by impalement of their arms upon the shield of their husbands and cannot transmit their arms to their children; if, however, the brothers die without heirs, the daughters become heraldic heiresses....

    --George E. Congdon, 1934, The Congdon Chronicle

    February 12, 2008