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" The only exception to the rule is where the testator gives to the first taker an estate for life only, by certain and express words, and annexes to It a power of disposal. "
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio - Page 37
by Ohio. Supreme Court - 1909
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Reports of civil and criminal cases decided by the ..., Volume 39; Volume 146

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, Kentucky (District). Supreme Court, William Littell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...followed by the trial court is thus laid down by Chancellor Kent (4 Commentaries, 535): "If an estate be given to a person generally or indefinitely, with a power of disposition, it carries a fee unless the testator gives the first taker an estate for life only and annexes to it a power of disposition....
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A Practical Treatise of Powers

Edward Burtenshaw Sugden - Powers (Law) - 1823 - 703 pages
...inontrovertibl* rule, that where an estat« is given toi person generally, or indefinitely , with i power of disposition, it carries a fee ; and the only exception to the rule is, where the test an- gives the first taker an estate for life only, by certain and express words, and annexes to...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 6

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1851
...Chancellor KENT in delivering the opinion of the Court of Errors, takes occasion to remark that when an estate is given to a person generally or indefinitely,...carries a fee, and the only exception to the rule is when the testator gives the first taker an estate for life only by certain or express words and annexes...
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A practical abridgment of American common law cases argued and ..., Volume 4

Common law - 1835
...son Lawrence the ** die**iUl * fide, 4 Kcnts Com. 535, where it it laid down, that if an estate bo given to a person generally or indefinitely, with a power of disposition it carries a fee, nnleii the testator gives to the first taker an estate fur life only, and annexes to it a pov. er of...
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A practical abridgment of American common law cases argued and ..., Volume 8

Common law - 1836
...the devisee. 6. JACKSON v. ROBBINS, 16 Johns. NY Rep. 5S8. It was laid down as an incontroreitalile rule, that where an estate is given to a person, generally...exception to the rule is, whe.re the testator gives to the taker an estate for life ' only, by certain and express words, and annexes to it a power of disposal....
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of New Jersey

N. Saxton - Equity - 1836 - 730 pages
...Johns. Rep. 588, Chancellor Kent, in the court of errors of New- York, says, we may lay it down as aw incontrovertible rule, that where an estate is given...person generally or indefinitely, with a power of dtsposition, it carries a fee ; and cites the additional authorities of Reid v. Shergold, I'd F«....
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 62

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1880
...absolutely necessary to uphold some manifest general intent." 4 Kent's Com., 319. " So, if an estate be given to a person generally, or indefinitely, with a power of disposition, it carries a fee ; unless the testator gives to the first taker an estate for life only, and annexes to it a power of...
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Commentaries on American law, Volume 4

James Kent - Law - 1848
...express either the quantity of interest, or describe the subject of property, as the sense in which generally, *or indefinitely, with a power of disposition, it carries a fee ; unless the testator gives to the first taker an estate for life only, and annexes to it a power of...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Court of Chancery, and in the Prerogative ...

New Jersey. Court of Chancery, George Blight Halsted - Law reports, digests, etc - 1851
...takes occasion to remark that when an estate is given to a person generally or indefinitely, with & power of disposition, it carries a fee, and the only exception to the rule is when the testator gives the first taker an estate for life only by certain or express words and annexes...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 161

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, James M. Reasoner, Herschel Bouton Lazell, 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 - 1910
...case by quoting the following language of Chancellor Kent, in Jackson v. Robins, 16 Johns. (NY) 588: "We may lay it down as an incontrovertible rule that...indefinitely, with a power of disposition, it carries a fee. The only exception to the rule is where the testator gives to the first taker an estate for life only,...
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