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This case determines the construction of age conditions with respect to survivorship. If a gift is made at a designated age, there will be an implied requirement of survivorship by the use of the word 'at'. If a gift is payable at a designated age, there is no implied condition of survivorship. (1) A gift of income vests the principal. (2) A gift at a designated age means that the party will take nothing unless the party survives to that age. (3) A gift payable at a designated age merely means that the gift is vested but payout is postponed until that age. Clobberie’s Case 2 Vent. 342, 86 Eng. Rep. 476 (1677)

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