The law of baron and femme: of parent and child, guardian and ward, master and servant, and of the powers of the courts of chancery, with an essay on the terms heir, heirs, heirs of the body (Google eBook)
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Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America
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Page 173 - ... and separate property, as if she were a single woman. 3. Any married woman may take by inheritance, or by gift, grant, devise, or bequest, from any person other than her husband, and hold to her sole and separate use, and convey and devise, real and personal property and any interest or estate therein, and the rents, issues, and profits thereof, in the same manner and with like effect as if she were unmarried, and the same shall not be subject to the disposal of her husband, nor be liable for...
Page xix - Any married woman may, while married, sue and be sued in all matters having relation to her sole and separate property, or which may hereafter come to her by descent, devise, bequest, purchase, or the gift or grant of any person, in the same manner as if she were sole...
Page 147 - ... action to be continued by or against his representative or successor in interest. In case of any other transfer of interest, the action shall be continued in the name of the original party ; or the court may allow the person to whom the transfer is made to be substituted in the action.
Page 50 - A married woman may bargain, sell, assign and transfer her separate personal property, and carry on any trade or business, and perform any labor or services on her sole and separate account, and the earnings of any married woman from her trade, business, labor or services, shall be her sole and separate property, and may be used or invested by her in her own name.
Page xix - Any married woman possessed of real estate as her separate property, may bargain, sell and convey such property and enter into any contract in reference to the same, with the like effect in all respects as if she were unmarried...
Page 192 - When the action is between herself and her husband, she may sue or be sued alone; 3.
Page 404 - Every illegitimate child shall be considered as an heir of the person who shall, in writing, signed in the presence of a competent witness, have acknowledged himself to be the father of such child : and shall in all cases be considered as heir of his mother, and shall inherit his or her estate, in whole or in part, as the case may be, in the same manner as if he had been born in lawful wedlock ; but...
Page 138 - And any married woman may bring and maintain an action in her own name, for damages against any person or body corporate, for any injury to her person or character, the same as if she were sole...