A Treatise Upon Wills and Codicils: With an Appendix of the Statutes, and a Copious Collection of Useful Precedents, with Notes, Practical and Explanatory (Google eBook)

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J. Butterworth, 1809 - Wills - 701 pages
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Page 500 - ... upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in -writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 501 - June all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 500 - g reements (1677) no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate...
Page 499 - ... by parol, and not put in writing, and signed by the parties so making or creating the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, shall have the force and effect of leases or estates at will only...
Page 499 - ... the parties so making or creating the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, shall have the force and effect of leases or estates at will only, and shall not either in law or equity be deemed or taken to have any other or greater force or effect ; any consideration for making any such parol leases or estates, or any former law or usage, to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 310 - ... remainder to the first and other sons of the marriage in tail male; remainder to the first and other...
Page 696 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Nathan Parr to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the Testator and in the presence of each other.
Page 505 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part payment...
Page 502 - That where any conveyance shall be made of any lands or tenements by which a trust or confidence shall or may arise or result by the implication or construction of law, or be transferred or extinguished by an...
Page 508 - America ; and also an act passed in the parliament of Ireland in the same twenty-fifth year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled " An Act for the avoiding and putting an end to certain Doubts and Questions relating to the Attestation of Wills and Codicils concerning Real Estates...

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