Handbook of the Law of Real Property (Google eBook)

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West publishing Company, 1914 - Real property - 997 pages
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Page 295 - Its most important provision (cl. 1) laid down that where any person or persons stand, or be seised, or at any time hereafter shall happen to be seised, of and in any honours, castles, manors, lands, tenements, rents, services, reversions, remainders or other hereditaments...
Page 397 - Every future estate shall be void in its creation, which shall suspend the absolute power of alienation, by any limitation or condition whatever, for a longer period than during the continuance of [not more than two] lives in being at the creation of the estate...
Page 371 - Thus, if the land be limited to the use of A. for life, remainder to the use of the oldest son of B.
Page 357 - A contingent remainder is a remainder limited so as to depend on an event or condition which may never happen or be performed, or which may not happen or be performed till after the determination of the preceding estate...
Page 296 - ... to all intents, constructions, and purposes in the law, of and in such like estates, as they had or shall have in use, trust, or confidence of or in the same...
Page 367 - 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 or immediately, to his heirs in fee or in tail, the word heirs is a word of limitation, and not of pnrchase(b).
Page 401 - A right in the owner of one parcel of land, by reason of such ownership, to use the land of another for a special purpose not inconsistent with a general property in the owner.
Page 375 - Church in Brattle Square v. Grant, 3 Gray (Mass) 142, 63 Am Dec 725; Woodruff Oil & Fertilizer Co.
Page 348 - A remnant of an estate in land, depending upon a particular prior estate created at the same time and by the same instrument and limited to arise immediately on the determination of that estate and not in abridgment of it.
Page 295 - That where any person or persons stand or be seised, or at any time hereafter shall happen to be seised, of and in any honours, castles, manors, lands, tenements, rents, services, reversions, remainders or other hereditaments, to the use, confidence or trust of any other person or persons, or of any body...

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