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  • Between him and me, secret articles were signed of which Herbert was the subject, and I paid him half of my five hundred pounds down, and engaged for sundry other payments: some, to fall due at certain dates out of my income: some, contingent on my coming into my property.

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as in: the Canadian contingent Define
a group of people acting for or representing a larger group with whom they have something in common -- such as a squad of soldiers who are sent to do a job or members of a group who are sent to represent the larger group at a convention
as in: contingent upon Define
determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established
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