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" in any instrument, if a freehold be limited to the ancestor for life, and the inheritance to his heirs, either mediately or immediately, the first taker takes the whole estate. "
The law of baron and femme, of parent and child, guardian and ward, master ... - Page 456
by Tapping Reeve, Lucius Eugene Chittenden - 1846 - 466 pages
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A Succinct View of the Rule in Shelley's Case: Exhibiting, by Negative and ...

Richard Preston - Distribution of decedents' estates - 1794 - 150 pages
...by a very able lawyer to be " That in " any inftrumcnt, if a freehold be limited to " the anceftor for life, and the inheritance to his " heirs, either mediately or immediately , the firft " taker, takes the whole eftate ; if it be limited " to the heirs of his body he takes a fee-tail...
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An Essay in a Course of Lectures on Abstracts of Title: To ..., Volume 1

Richard Preston - Abstracts of title - 1818
...limitation of the estate, and not of purchase." By Mr. Serjeant Glynn in Perrin v. Blake^ MS. Reports, " In any instrument, if a freehold be limited to the...the whole estate ; if it be limited to the heirs of the body, he takes a fee-tail ; if to his heirs, a fee-simple." And by lord Coke, 1 Inst. 3?6 b. in...
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An Essay in a Course of Lectures on Abstracts of Title: To ..., Volume 1

Richard Preston - Abstracts of title - 1818
...limitation of the estate, and not of purchase." By Mr. Serjeant Glynn in Perrin v. Blake, MS. Reports, " In any instrument, if a freehold be limited to the...the whole estate ; if it be limited to the heirs of the body, he takes a fee-tail ; if to his heirs, a fee-simple." And by lord Coke, 1 Inst. 376 b. in...
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An Elementary Treatise on Estates: With Preliminary Observation of the ...

Richard Preston - Estates (Law) - 1828
...Rep. 104, Sktlltys case; Brook, Done, fee. pi. 11 ; same Mosine, pi. 1 . -I" very able lawyer, to be " in any instrument, if a freehold be limited to the ancestor for life, and the inheri'ance to his heirs, either mediately or immediately, the first taker takes the whole estate ;...
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The Theory and Practice of Conveyancing, Volume 1

Solomon Atkinson - Conveyancing - 1839
...doubt nor difficulty. If, on the true construction of the instrument, it appear that the freehold is limited to the ancestor for life, and the inheritance to his heirs, the rule applies of course, and vests the whole inheritance in the ancestor. It is equally applicable...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 2

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Benjamin Chew Howard, Richard Peters, Jeremiah Sullivan Black - Law reports, digests, etc - 1844
...seems to favour the first of these positions, as does also the rule in Shelly's case. By that rule, " in any instrument! if a freehold be limited to the...immediately, the first taker takes the whole estate." This rule had its origin in feudal times, and was, perhaps, in no small degree influenced by considerations...
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Readings Delivered Before the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, in ...

George Bowyer - Ecclesiastical law - 1851 - 198 pages
...the heirs male of his body, the heirs male were held to take by descent, and not by purchase. Thus, in any instrument, if a freehold be limited to the...the whole estate. If it be limited to the heirs of the body he takes an estate tail, if to his heirs a fee simple. The freehold estate of the ancestor...
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A Law Dictionary Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the ..., Volume 2

John Bouvier - 1855
...than any other case. It has been expressed with great precision, though not with much elegance, to be "in any instrument, if a freehold be limited to the ancestor for life, and the inheritance to bis heirs, either mediately or immediately, the first taker takes the whole estate ; if it be limited...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 18

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...Scott, was thought Butler v. Huestis. to be the most accurate expression of the rule, as follows : "In any instrument, if a freehold be limited to the...taker takes the whole estate ; if it be limited to the heira of his body, he takes a fee-tail; if to his heirs, a fee simple." The definition of the rule...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United ...

United States. Supreme Court, Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...seems to favor the first of these positions, as does also the rule in Shelly's cose. By that rule, " in any instrument, if a freehold be limited to the...immediately, the first taker takes the whole estate." This rule had its origin in feudal times, and was, perhaps, in no small degree influenced by considerations...
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