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" Rule in Shelley's case (a). This rule is propounded in Lord Coke's Reports in the following form that wherever a man, by any gift or conveyance, takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance, an estate is limited, either mediately... "
A Treatise on the American Law of Real Property - Page 597
by Emory Washburn - 1876
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A General Index to the Modern Reporters, Relative to the Law ..., Volume 1

Esq. John Kells - Law reports, digests, etc - 1797
...conveyance, takes an cllate ceftor for life, for life with .remainder (mediately or immediately) to his he rs in fee or in tail, the word heirs is a word of limitation, and die eftate of inheritance (hall vift in the anceftor, and t<'e exprefs limitation for life is of...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court And ..., Volume 3

New Jersey. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1835
...any gift, devise, or conveyance, takes an estate for life, \\ith remainder mediately or immediately to his heirs, in fee, or in tail, the word heirs is a word of limitation, and not of purchase, at;d the estate of inheritance shall vest in the ancestor, and the express limitation...
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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
...same gift or 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...
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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
...(jonveyance, and in the same gift 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...
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Elements of Conveyancing: With Cursory Remarks Upon the Study of ..., Volume 5

Charles Barton - Conveyancing - 1822
...freehold, and in the same gift 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 not a word of purchase (1). But it must be noted, that in order to the application...
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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
...an estate for life, and in the 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...
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly Founded on Blackstone).

Henry John Stephen - Law - 1841
...freehold, and in the same gift 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, and not of pnrchase(b). In other words, it is to be understood as expressing the quantity of estate...
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A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix of Statutes ...

Charles Broadbelt Claydon - Landlord and tenant - 1847 - 467 pages
...of freehold, and in the same gift 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 and not of purchase ; that is, it is to be understood as expressing the quantity of estate which the...
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The Law Students Magazine

Law - 1849
...freehold, and in the same gift 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 and not of purchase." Consequently CD will not take a life estate, as above supposed, but a remainder...
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The Real Property Statutes Passed in the Reigns of King William IV. and ...

Leonard Shelford - Land tenure - 1863 - 842 pages
...an estate for life, and in the 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...
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