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A Treatise of the Laws of England, on the Various Branches of Conveyancing ...
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Abbot acre acre of land annuity aster asterwards attorn behoveth black acre causa patet common condition coverture curtesy deed indented deliver devise dieth disseifor disseisee distrain donor doth enseoff doth enter endowed enseoff a stranger entreth entry exchange executors fome forseited freehold grant unto grantor hold husband and wise insant jointenants knights service land unto lawsul lease leaseth lessee for lise lessor livery of seisin lord and tenant manor of Dale marriage ment mesne metes and bounds moiety mutatis mutandis notwithstanding obligor parcel perfon plead possession pounds quære reafon release remainder unto rent-charge reservation reversion sather sealty seast seemeth seignory seised of land seoffee seoffment seoffor shew statute stranger for lise surrender tail taketh a wise tamen quare tenements testator thereof enseoff thing twelve-pence unto a stranger unto J. S. unto the obligee void warranty woman words writ of dower
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.