Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During the Time of Lord Chancellor Thurlow, and of the Several Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, and Lord Chancellor Loughborough, from 1778 to 1794, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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W. Clarke & Sons, P. Pheney, C. Hunter, S. Sweet and S. Brooke, 1819 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 8 - THURLOW said, that to set aside a conveyance, there must be an inequality, so strong, gross and manifest, that it must be impossible to state it to a man of common sense without producing an exclamation at the inequality of it (1).
Page 225 - Parkin for life, with remainder to her first and other sons in tail male...
Page 500 - ... estates, between her father James Flanagan, and her brother James Flanagan, their heirs, executors, and administrators, equally. A bill was brought by the creditors for sale of the real estate to supply the deficiency of the personal estate for payment of debts; and a decree was made for a sale; and if any of the money to arise by the sale should remain after payment of the debts and legacies, it was directed to be paid to James Flanagan the father, and James Flanagan the son, equally; and if...
Page 404 - no action shall be brought whereby * * * to charge any person * * * upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them ; * * * unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 449 - RG, were parties, and by a recovery suffered in pursuance thereof, the estates were limited to the use of the husband for life, remainder to the wife for life, remainder to...
Page 98 - Being asthmatical, and the office very hot, she retired to her carriage to execute the will, the witnesses attending her ; after having seen the execution, they returned into the office to attest it, and the carriage was accidentally put back to the window of the office, through which, it was sworn by a person in the carriage, the testatrix might see what passed...
Page 219 - He rested it upon what the testator meant afterwards; if he meant that every other person who should be heir should take, he then meant, what the law would not suffer him to give, or the heir to take as a purchaser...
Page 499 - Cas. 497, the master of the rolls says, that " nothing is better established than this principle, that money directed to be employed in the purchase of land, and land directed to be sold and turned into money, are to be considered as that species of property into which they are directed to be converted, and this, in whatever manner the direction is given.
Page 20 - ... determined cases seem to go thus far, that the general engagement of the wife shall operate upon her personal property, shall apply to the rents and profits of her real estate, and that her trustees shall be obliged to apply personal estate, and rents and profits when they arise, to the satisfaction of such general engagement...
Page 304 - Court of ordinary jurisdiction has finally decided the rights of the parties, that judgment may in general be pleaded in bar of a Bill in Equity. Thus, where a Bill was brought by a person, claiming to be son and heir of Jocelin, Earl of Leicester, and alleged, that the Earl, being tenant in tail of estates, had suffered a recovery, and had declared the use to himself and a trustee in fee, and that the plaintiff had brought a writ of right to recover the lands ; but...

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