LAND REVENUE SETTLEMENT OF THE GURGAON DISTRICT (Google eBook)

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Page 14 - Provided, that in any question regarding the validity of a marriage made contrary to the provisions of this section, such consent as is aforesaid shall be presumed until the contrary is proved, and that no such marriage shall be declared void after it has been consummated.
Page 21 - Company and their allies in perpetual sovereignty, all his forts, territories, and rights in the Doab or country situated between the Jumna and Ganges ; and all his forts, territories, rights and interests in the countries which are to the northward of those of the Rajahs of Jeypoor and Joudpoor and of the Ranah of Gohud ; of which territories, &c.
Page ccxvii - Betrothal is a contract generally entered into between the parents of the boy and girl to transfer the ownership of the girl to the boy's family on her reaching puberty; and even the death of the boy does not make the contract void.
Page 12 - ... the subject of an ownership, distinct from the ownership of the soil.
Page 35 - If the intestate has left lineal descendants who do not all stand in the same degree of kindred to him, and the persons through whom the more remote are descended from him are dead, the property shall be divided into such a number...
Page 35 - ... dead, the property shall be divided into such a number of equal shares as may correspond with the number of the lineal descendants of the intestate who either stood in the nearest degree of kindred to him at his decease, or, having been of the like degree of kindred to him, died before him, leaving lineal descendants who survived him...
Page 92 - ... estate ordinarily receivable by the landlord either in money or kind. 2. In Applying this principle in the case of the district above named, where produce rents prevail, special attention should be. given by the Settlement Officer to produce estimates. 3. In estimating the land revenue demand, the Settlement Officer •will take into consideration all circumstances directly or indirectly bearing upon the assessment, such as rent rates, where money rates exist, the habits and character of...
Page 30 - Khánzádas, and to have become Meos by intermarriage. Their traditions also, which point to Sarahta as their ancient home, agree, I think it will be found, with those of more than one clan of Meos. If my supposition, that the Meos are converted Minas, is correct, I am inclined to suspect that the Kiiánzádas are the representatives of the noble class among the aboriginal population.
Page 34 - M are said to grant the prayers of their votaries, and to punish severely those who offend them : one of the Superintendents of Settlement told me that he had once been obliged, by the feeling of a great weight on his chest, to quit a place sacred to a "Bhumiya" where he was accidentally sleeping, and the same "Bhumiya" visited with illness a man who cleaned his teeth near his shrine.
Page 36 - Tieirs in general.—Do the principles stated in the replies to questions 1 and 2 apply to every case of the distribution of an inheritance; or is there any distinction when collaterals inherit; that is to say, does a son or grandson always take the share his father or grandfather would have taken, if such father or grandfather had survived the deceased, whether or no the share descend lineally or through a collateral relative...

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