Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Ecclesiastical Courts at Doctors' Commons: And in the High Court of Delegates, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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J. Butterworth and Son, and J. Cooke, Dublin, 1818 - Ecclesiastical law
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Page 100 - I look upon as a thing to be first examined and if it can be proved and established that it is a rational act rationally done the whole case is proved. What can you do more to establish the act ? because suppose you are able to show the party did that which appears to be a rational act, and it is his own act entirely, nothing is left to presumption in order to prove a lucid interval.
Page 383 - Executors of this my last Will and Testament And I do hereby Revoke and make Void all former and other Wills by me at any time heretofore made And I do Declare this only to be my Last Will and Testament...
Page 100 - I think the strongest and best proof that can arise as to a lucid interval is that which arises from the act itself; that I look upon as a thing to be first examined and if it can be proved and established that it is a rational act rationally done the whole case is proved.
Page 424 - And moreover, no devise in writing of land, tenements or hereditaments, nor any clause thereof, shall at any time after the said four and twentieth day of June be revocable, otherwise than by some other will or codicil in writing or other writing declaring the same, or by burning, cancelling, tearing or obliterating the same by the testator himself, or in his presence and by his directions and consent...
Page 239 - The condition of this obligation is such, that if the within bounden AB administrator of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits of CD deceased, do make or cause to be made, a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits...
Page 274 - Lawfully do or Cause to be Done, in and about the premises By Virtue of these Presents, in Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty-fourth day of Febry.
Page 101 - ... intermissions, and so the testament shall be adjudged good, yea although it cannot be proved that the testator useth to have any clear and quiet intermissions at all, yet nevertheless I suppose that if the testament be wisely and orderly framed the same ought to be accepted for a lawful testament.
Page 257 - Know all men by these presents, that I, Hattie C. Ruddell, of the county of Beaufort and state of South Carolina, being in ill health but of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this, my last will and testament...
Page 140 - ... provisions. Accordingly this court has conceived itself to be carrying the intention of the law into effect, when it has annulled marriages, where a false name has been inserted in the banns, though no fraud were intended ; upon the ground, that such proclamation was no proclamation referring to that marriage, but to another transaction ; the marriage therefore was without proclamation of banns, and consequently illegal.
Page 218 - That the instrument is in the form of a letter is not a conclusive objection against it; — various instruments not exactly in the form of a will, — letters, — deeds of gift, — marriage settlements, — have been held to be testamentary, if the Court has been satisfied as to the intention of the testator. It has been sufficient if they have contained directions how property should be disposed of in the event of death; nor has it been held necessary that they should be in direct and imperative...

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