A Treatise of the Laws of England: On the Various Branches of Conveyancing

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Henry Lintot, 1757 - Conveyancing - 345 pages
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Page 14 - that the name of the grantor is not put in the deed to any other intent but to make certainty by the grantor': Bacon's Abridgment, 'Grant' C. This certainly is attained whenever a person signs, seals, acknowledges and delivers an instrument as his deed, though no mention whatever be made of him in the body of it; because he can perform these acts for no other possible purpose than to make the...
Page 14 - AS by his deed, reciting that she is a feme covert when in truth she is a feme sole, grants an annuity, it is a good grant, for that is but a void recital although the grantee had not put it in his writ; and it cannot be a conclusion to him when he shows the deed.
Page 10 - Profitable Book," this is improved upon by requiring that the man should be born blind, deaf, and dumb, and then the reason is developed that "a man that is born blind, deaf, and dumb can have no understanding, so that he cannot make a gift or a grant.

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