A Digest of the Laws of England: Respecting Real Property, Volume 4

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Alsop, Brannan and Alsop, City-hotel, Broad-way., 1808 - Real property
 

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Contents

Nature of a Devise under these Statutes
10
What Persons Estates and Interests are not barred by a Re covery
11
Of a Codicil
12
A Devise transfers the Freehold
14
Devisees are void against Creditors id
18
CHAP VI
CHAP VII
13
CHAP VIII
19
The King 393
19
faiots Lumaticks c 397
22
CHAP IX
31
Exceptions 416
35
There must be something to amend by 418
36
CHAP X
38
Ancient Modes of barring Estates Tail 420
40
A Recovery is a good bar to an Estate Tail 427
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Of Joint Vouchers 431
55
Forfeiture and Regrant 568
57
The Power of suffering a Recovery cannot be re strained 453
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CHAP XI
67
Trust Estates 459
69
What Possession necessary 461
Contingent Remainders 471
Writ of Error 472
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CHAP XII
2
Estoppel 476
3
In some Cases alters the Descent id
10
A Devise need not be proved in the Ecclesiastical Court id
11
An Executory Devise 490
13
Estates Tail granted by the Crown as a Reward for Services id
14
Persons uncertain 17
17
Reversions vested in the Crown 502
23
CHAP XIV
25
The parol demurs for Infancy 508
28
A Release of Errors from the common Vouchee not good 510
29
Writs of Error must be brought within twenty Years id
31
A Tenant for Years may falsify 514
32
TITLE XXXVII
48
Who may surrender 537
51
To whose Use a Surrender may be made 539
54
Who may admit 544
56
Effect of a Surrender and Admittance id
57
The Admittance relates back to the Surrender 545
61
A Surrender will not destroy a contingent Remain der 554
63
Construction of Surrenders 555
64
A Surrender is sometimes supplied in Equity 566
How such Recoveries may be reversed 573
Surrender 577
Who may devise and to whom 2 Who may devise 12
6
The King id
9
The Queen 6 Who are disabled from devising 14
14
Married Women 15
15
Infants in ventre sa mere id
18
A Surrender to the Use of a Will bars an Intail 40
27
An equitable Interest is devisable without a Surrender 41
27
CHAP V
27
Signing 49
27
Attestation by Witnesses 52
27
The Witnesses must see the whole Will 57
29
The Witnesses may attest at different Times 64
36
And of Mortgages and Equities of Redemption 73
39
Wills may be proved in Chancery 76
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CHAP VI
43
A Person cannot empower himself to give Lands
46
Such Declaration must be signed by the Testator 91
54
It must be by the Testator or by his Direction 94
55
An Obliteration of Part does not revoke the Whole 96
60
Marriage and Birth of a Child 201
61
Marriage and Birth of a posthumous Child 103
63
Alteration of the Estate id
64
Alienation to a Stranger 106
65
Alienation to the Use of the Devisor id
67
a Will not duly attested 69
69
Modorn Doctrine of presumptive Revocations 114
70
Wills that charge Lands are within the Statute
71
ExceptionCodicil giving Legacies id
72
Parol lºvidence not admissible 119
75
Nor an Alteration of the Quality of an Estate id
76
Nor a Partition 123
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CHAP VII
82
Unless confined to Lands devised by the Will 137
91
First Devise to the Heir at Law 144
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CHAP IX
102
CHAP X
4
108 What Words pass Mortgages and Lands held in Trust
96
Effect of the Word Estate 244
107
All the Rest and Residue of my Estate 250
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Whatever else I have not disposed of 251
Devise on Condition of paying a Sum of Money 253
Devise charged with Debts and Legacies 255
CHAP XII
A Devise to A and his Heirs with a Remainder over to a collateral Heir 277
The Words Issue Children c 280
A Devise for Life may be enlarged into an Estate Tail 286
Any Words shewing an Intention to give the whole
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CHAP XIII
7
Where an express Estate for Life is devised 297
10
Or an Annuity during the Life of the Devisee 319
24
The Word Hereditaments only passes an Estate for Life 321
25
CHAP XIV
26
ber is used 332
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And also where there are superadded Words to the Word Heirs 333
33
And also to Devises of Trust Estates 336
36
terest 237
CHAP XV
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CHAP XVI
CHAP XVII
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