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" The statutes provide that, in order to be valid, a will or codicil must be signed by the testator, or by some person in his presence and by his direction, "and attested and subscribed in his presence by three or more competent witnesses. "
A treatise on the American law of real property - Page 736
by Emory Washburn - 1864
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A Succinct View of the History of Mortmain: And the Statutes Relative to ...

Anthony Highmore - Mortmain - 1809 - 592 pages
...signed by the party, or by some other person in his presence, and by his express direction, and shall be attested and subscribed in his presence, by three or four credible witnesses, or else shall be utterly void. Considerable doubts arose who were to be deemed legal witnesses within...
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A Digest of the Laws of England, Volume 3

Sir John Comyns, Anthony Hammond - Digests, etc - 1822
...is good, unless in writing signed by the devisor, or some other in his presence and by his express direction, and attested and subscribed in his presence by three or four credible witnesses. Vide post, (E 1.) A devise of lands devisable by custom would not be void by the; st Marl. 52 H. 3....
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The Present Practice and Costs in the High Court of Chancery: With ..., Volume 1

Samuel Turner, Robert Hinde Venables - Equity pleading and procedure - 1825
...be in Writing signed by the Party devising, or some other Person in his Presence, and by his express Direction, and attested and subscribed in his Presence, by three or four credible Witnesses, otherwise to be void and of no effect. Copyhold, or Customary Lands, or mere Chattel Interests, (unless...
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Observations on the Actual State of the English Laws of Real Property: With ...

James Humphreys - Forms (Law) - 1826 - 442 pages
...the testator, or in his presence by (a) Devisare est distribuere.—Menage. his direction, and to be attested and subscribed in his presence by three or four credible witnesses. As the formalities of an instrument should precede its substance, the object and effect of the last...
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An abridgment of the American law of real property, Volume 2

Francis Hilliard - Business & Economics - 1839
...signed by the party or by some other person in his presence, and by his express directions, and shall be attested and subscribed in his presence by three or four credible witnesses. This Statute is adopted or copied in most of the States. 2. It is said, a devise may be written upon...
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A Treatise on Powers

Henry Chance - Powers (Law) - 1841 - 800 pages
...Requisition of "writing, and signed" by the testator, or under his direction, l ek-tatme" and shall be attested and subscribed" in his presence " by " three or four credible witnesses." (j) 249. (*) 254. CHAP. IX. sEC. II. Sir £. Sugden's three classes of decisions on the Statute. [957.]...
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A Treatise on Presumptions of Law and Fact: With the Theory and Rules of ...

William Mawdesley Best - Evidence, Circumstantial - 1845 - 222 pages
...the person devising the same, or by some person in his presence and by his direction, and should be attested and subscribed in his presence by three or four credible witnesses." This clause has been repealed by 7 Will. 4 & 1 Viet. c. 26, s. 2 ; but as, by the 9th section of the...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 172

Michigan. Supreme Court, Harry Burns Hutchins, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper, Van Buren Denslow, Marshall Davis Ewell, Edgar Arthur Cooley, John L. Stoddard, Edward Gott (A.), Russell Cowles Ostrander - Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...modeled upon the statute of frauds, 29 Car. II, c. 3, § 5, the requirement of which is that the will be 'attested and subscribed in his presence by three or four credible witnesses,' it is well settled by judicial construction that testator may , if he chooses, sign his name out of...
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The law of wills, Volume 1

Isaac Fletcher Redfield - Wills - 1865
...the testator, or by some other person in his presence, and by his express direction, and should be attested and subscribed in his presence by three or four credible witnesses. The more recent English statute3 contains many of the same terms used in the statute of frauds, as...
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The Real Property Statutes of Ontario: With Remarks and Cases

Ontario, Alexander Leith - Real property - 1869 - 448 pages
...the party devising, or by some other in a, of Frftu(js his presence, and by his express directions, and attested and subscribed in his presence by three or four credible Con. stat. oh. witnesses. The Con. Stat. ch. 82, sec. 13, substitutes two 8J, s 13. for three witnesses,...
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