An Introduction to Conveyancing, and the New Statutes Concerning Real Property: With Precedents and Practical Notes, Volume 1

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S. Sweet, 1840 - Conveyancing - 685 pages

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Page 378 - ... is required for the execution of the will ; but the will, with such alteration as part thereof, shall be deemed to be duly executed if the signature of the testator and the subscription of the witnesses be made in the margin or on some other part of the will...
Page 356 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner herein-after mentioned ; (that is to say,) it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation...
Page 578 - A fourth rule or canon of descent is this: that the lineal descendants, in infinitum, of any person deceased, shall represent their ancestor, that is, shall stand in the same place as the person himself would have done had he been living.
Page 276 - And be it further enacted, that when a mortgagee shall have obtained the possession or receipt of the profits of any land, or the receipt of any rent, comprised in his mortgage, the mortgagor or any person claiming through him shall not bring a suit to redeem the mortgage but within twenty years next after the time at which the mortgagee obtained such possession or receipt...
Page 48 - ... and many other inconveniences have happened and daily do increase among the King's subjects, to their great trouble 'and inquietness, and to the utter subversion of the ancient common laws of this realm...
Page 460 - And therefore on a feoffment to A and his heirs, to the use of B and his heirs...
Page 552 - ... technical words, or words of known legal import, must have their legal effect, even though the testator uses inconsistent words, unless those inconsistent words are of such a nature as to make it perfectly clear that the testator did not mean to use the technical words in their proper sense; and so it is said by Lord Redesdale in Jesson v.
Page 578 - On failure of lineal descendants, or issue, of the person last seised, the inheritance shall descend to his collateral relations, being of the blood of the first purchaser; subject to the three preceding rules.
Page 326 - An Act for abolishing arrest on mesne process in civil actions, except in certain cases; for extending the remedies of creditors against the property of debtors ; and for amending the laws for the relief of insolvent debtors in England.
Page 544 - U"! be limited to A- for life> remainder to B. for life or in tail, remainder to the heir or heirs of the body of A...

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