Change of status as far as the same can be changed by agreement is a valuable consideration. Thus marriage1 is a valuable consideration; as for a marriage settlement,2 even by a third party,3 or for a contract whereby the prospective husband and wife waive dower rights, each in the property of the other.4

4 See Sec. 530.

5 De Pauw University v. Ankeny, 97 Wash. 451, 166 Pac. 1148.

1 Barnett v. Franklin College, 10 Ind. App. 103, 697, 37 N. E. 427, 432; Collier v. Society, 47 Ky. (8 B. Mon.) 68; Trustees v. Ripley, 6 Me. 442; Maine Central Institute v. Haskell, 73 Me. 140; Ladies', etc., Institute v. French, 82 Mass. (16 Gray) 196.

2 See Sec. 585 et seq.

3 Cottage Street Church v. Kendall, 121 Mass. 528, 23 Am. Rep. 286; Mont-pelier Seminary v. Smith, 69 Vt. 382, 38 Atl. 66.

4 Burlington University v. Barrett, 22 la. 60, 92 Am. Dec. 376.

5 Ives v. Sterling, 47 Mass. (6 Met.) 310.

6 Fish v. Smith, 73 Conn. 377, 47 Atl. 711; Rotch v. French, 176 Mass. 1, 56 N. E. 893; McDermott v. Squier, 124 Mich. 523, 83 N. W. 287.

7 A subscription to an investment company which is to build a college building with the proceeds and deed it to a college corporation, and to deed land to such subscribers, is valid. Fulton v. Investment Co., 47 Kan. 621, 28 Pac. 720.