The Law of Baron and Femme, of Parent and Child, Guardian and Ward, Master and Servant, and of the Powers of the Courts of Chancery: With an Essay on the Terms Heir, Heirs, Heirs of the Body (Google eBook)

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The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 1862 - Law - 677 pages
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Third edition of the first American work devoted to the law of women is chiefly valued for its description of the legal character of domestic relations. This treatise delineates the marital, parental, guardian, master and chancery authority and rights of property, debts, wills, contracts settlements.
  

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Contents

BAKON AND FEMME
49
His right to her chattels real
78
The wifes portion of the husbands personal estate on his death
98
Her jointure
109
CHAPTER IV
133
His right to damages arising from an injury done to her person
139
The husbands liability to pay the debts of the wife due from
143
CHAPTER VI
156
Of the privilege of the infant to treat his executory contract
380
Of his liability for fraud in a contract
387
Of the liability of guardian and prochein ami for costs
394
Of the effect of an intermarriage of a father of a child and
398
Of the placb of settlement of an illegitimate child
406
CHAPTER IX
412
Of the parents right to govern and being liable to the child
420
Of the authority of a mother over children
431

Debts due and owing from the husband to the wife at the time
167
Articles of agreement betwixt husband and wife to live s eparately
174
Contracts by which a wife may bind herself
182
The husbands power to dissent to the wifes purchase and
205
And tie husbands power over an annuity belonging to
211
Of the power of the wife to devise
229
The power of the wife to devise Continued
247
Of settlements on wife by minor husband 2T3
275
Of the husbands taking mortgages to himself and wife
284
The husbands rights and liabilities in consequence of having
305
CHAPTER XVI
316
Of sundry subjects which have been omitted in the preceding
331
PAEENT AND CHILD
344
Of the infants privilege to rescind his contracts
353
Of their being bound after they come of age by ratifying those
359
CHAPTER m
365
Whether during infancy he can render valid his contract
373
What contracts when executed by infants are void and what
374
Of admitting parol proof to repel the presumption that a subse
440
GUARDIAN AND WARD
449
CHAPTER
458
Of the particular duty of a father when guardian and of
465
Of the effect which the marriage of a male infant has upon
470
Of the guardians power under any circumstances to invest
477
Of menial servants
492
Of the master being bound by the act of the servant
508
CHAPTER IV
522
Of tie masters liability on contracts made by the servant
527
Of the masters right to chastise his servant
534
When a court of chancery will decree a specific performance
541
Of the principles which govern in rescinding and modifying con
570
Of the principles which govern in decreeing the fulfillment of
590
Of the power to appoint guardians and to remove them
598
H Of the maxim Nemo est Smres Viventis
621
TV Of the operation of the term Heirs in a bond
631
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Page 50 - Any married female may take by inheritance, or by gift, grant, devise or bequest from any person other than her husband, and hold to her sole and separate use, and convey and devise real and personal property, and any interest or estate therein, and the rents, issues and profits thereof, in the same manner and with like effect as if she were unmarried, and the same shall not be subject to the disposal of her husband nor be liable for his debts.
Page 50 - ... shall, notwithstanding her marriage, be and remain her sole and separate property, and may be used, collected and invested by her in her own name, and shall not be subject to the interference or control of her husband, or liable for his debts...
Page xix - Any married woman may, while married, sue and be sued in all matters having relation to her sole and separate property, or which may hereafter come to her by descent, devise, bequest, purchase, or the gift or grant of any person, in the same manner as if she were sole...
Page 50 - A married woman may bargain, sell, assign and transfer her separate personal property, and carry on any trade or business, and perform any labor or services on her sole and separate account, and the earnings of any married woman from her trade, business, labor or services, shall be her sole and separate property, and may be used or invested by her in her own name.
Page xix - Any married woman possessed of real estate as her separate property, may bargain, sell and convey such property and enter into any contract in reference to the same, with the like effect in all respects as if she were unmarried...

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