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DIGEST

OF

The Laws of England

RESPECTING

REAL PROPERTY.

BY WILLIAM CRUISE, Esq.

BARRISTER AT LAW.

THE THIRD EDITION,

REVISED AND ENLARGED.

IN SIX VOLUMES:

VOLUME VI.

CONTAINING

Title 88. DEVISE.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JOSEPH BUTTERWORTH AND SON,

LAW-BOOKSELLERS, 43, FLEET-STREET ;
AND J. COOKE, ORMOND QUAY, DUBLIN.

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by a Will not duly attested

55. Wills charging Lands are within the Statute

56. But not Codicils giving Legacies

61. Devises of Trust Estates are within the Statute

63. And also of Mortgages and Equities of Redemption

65. But not Wills of Copyholds

72. Or of Terms for Years

74. Except Terms attendant on the Inheritance

76. Wills made abroad within the Statute
77. A Devise of Lands may be proved in Chancery

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CHAP. VI.

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Revocation of Devises.

1. All Devises revocable

2. Express Revocations

4. 1. A subsequent Will revoking, or inconsistent

with a former one

8. Otherwise both Wills are good

15. Two inconsistent Wills of the same Date are void

16. A second unattested Will revokes Legacies

18. IL. A Codicil

19. 11. A written Declaration

25. iv. Cancelling

28. By the Testator, or by his Direction

30. An Intention to cancel is sufficient

34. An Obliteration of part does not revoke the whole

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