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" The rule simply is that where an estate of freehold is limited to a person, and the same instrument contains a limitation, either mediate or immediate, to his heirs, or the heirs of his body, the word 'heirs' is a word of limitation; ie, the ancestor... "
An Essay in a Course of Lectures on Abstracts of Title: To Facilitate the ... - Page 431
by Richard Preston - 1818
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A Succinct View of the Rule in Shelley's Case: Exhibiting, by Negative and ...

Richard Preston - Distribution of decedents' estates - 1794 - 150 pages
...by any gift or conveyance ; and in " the fame gift, or conveyance, there is a limi" tation, either mediate or immediate, to his " heirs, or heirs of...body, the word heirs is " a word of limitation of the eftate, and not of " purchafe ;" (c) by which it muft be underftood that it is not a defignation of...
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An Analysis: Arranged to Serve Also as a Compendious Digested Index of Mr ...

Richard Holmes Coote, Charles Fearne, Charles Butler - Executory interests - 1814 - 198 pages
...the same gift or-conveyance an estate is limited, either mediate or immediate, to his heirs or the heirs of his body, the word " heirs" is a word of limitation, and not of purchase. F- 76 The accuracy of the terms in which the rule is there laid down, is disputed...
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Term Reports in the Court of King's Bench, Volume 8

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, Charles Durnford, Sir Edward Hyde East - Law reports, digests, etc - 1817
...conveyance an estate is limited, either mediately or immediately, to his heirs, either in fee or in tail; the word " heirs" is a word of limitation of the estate, and not a word of purchase. In order to effectuate the general intent of the devisor, the Courts have frequently...
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A Digest of the Laws of England Respecting Real Property, Volume 6

William Cruise - Real property - 1818
...of, the technical rule of law shall give way to this plain intention of the testator. with remainder to his heirs, or heirs of his body, the word " heirs"...of limitation of the estate, and not of purchase; that is, in other words, that such remainder vests in the ancestor himself; and the heir, when he takes,...
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An elementary treatise on estates: ... with preliminary ..., Volume 1

Richard Preston - Estates (Law) - 1820
...freehold, by any gift or conveyance ; and in the same gift or conveyance there is a limitation, either " mediate or immediate," to his heirs, or heirs of his...word of limitation of the estate, and not of purchase (c) ;" by which it must be understood, that it is not a designation of persons to take originally in...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the General Court and ..., Volume 6

Maryland. Court of Appeals, Thomas Harris, Reverdy Johnson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1825
...or conveyance an estate is limited either mediately or immediately to his heirs, in fee, or in tail, the word heirs is a word of limitation of the estate, and hot a word of purchase," which as a known and established rule of law controls and governs it, and...
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Elements of Conveyancing: With Cursory Remarks Upon the Study of ..., Volume 5

Charles Barton - Conveyancing - 1822
...conveyance an estate is limited, either mediately or immediately, to his heirs, in fee or in tail, the word heirs, is a word of limitation of the estate, and not a word of purchase (1). But it must be noted, that in order to the application of this rule, both estates...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's ..., Volume 1

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Sir Cresswell Cresswell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1823
...same conveyance, an estate is limited either immediately or mediately to his heirs in fee or in tail, the word heirs is a word of limitation of the estate, and not of purchase. Where the subsequent limitation to the heirs follows immediately the estate for life, it then becomes...
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An Elementary Treatise on Estates: With Preliminary Observation of the ...

Richard Preston - Estates (Law) - 1828
...any gift or conveyance; and in the same gift or conveyance there is a limitation, either "mediate of immediate," to his heirs, or heirs of his body, the...word of limitation of the estate, and not of purchase ;"(c) by which it must be understood, that it is not a designation of persons to lake originally in...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 55

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...ancestor takes an estate of freehold witli a remainder, either mediate or immediate, to his heirs, or the heirs of his body, the word "heirs" is a word of limitation of the estate and not of purchase that is, that upon such a remainder the estate vests in the ancestor himself, and the heir, when...
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