A Treatise on Land Titles in the United States, Volume 1

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West Publishing Company, 1895 - Land titles - 1655 pages
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Contents

Deeds by Attorneys and Public Officers
57
Deeds of Infants and the Insane
58
Littoral and Riparian Owners
59
Fee in the Highway 12 Oyster Beds
82
Boundaries of Mines
85
State Boundaries
90
CHAPTER m
96
Marital Rights at Common Law 105 Separate Estate In Equity 100 Statutory Separate Property
100
Judicial Sales
102
Sales by License
103
Purchase as Affected by Reversal
104
The Judgment Lien
105
Dower at Common
107
Modification of Dower
108
Curtesy
109
Quarantine and Widows Award
110
Estate for Years
111
Dissolution of the Community
112
Conveyance of the Homestead
113
Devolution of the Homestead
114
Homestead and Dower
115
Estate Tail 19 Remainders and Reversions
116
Creation and Nature 117 Validity
117
Time of Recording
129
Mortgages Assignments and Releases
130
Powers of Attorney
131
Who is a Purchaser
132
Uses and Trusts
133
Rights of Creditors
134
Defective Recording
135
Estoppel by Deed
137
ExecutionBy Whom
138
Election under Will or Deed
139
Between Will and Dower
140
Other Elections by Widow or Widower
141
How Election is Made
142
Conclusiveness of Judgments
143
Actual Notice
144
Appearance
145
The Rule in Shelleys Case
146
Constructive Service 147 Defects in Constructive Service
147
Unknown Defendants
148
Death or Disabilities
149
Judgment to Sell Decedents Land
150
To Sell Infants Land
151
Land of Lunatics
152
Future Estates Other Than at Common
153
Common Features of License
154
Partition in Kind
155
Sale of Settled Estates 157 SubjectMatter
157
Estates on Condition
158
Parties and Privies 100 Pendente Lite Purchasers
159
Perpetuities
169
Who Entitled to the Homestead and against Whom
170
Proceedings under the Writ
171
Redemption
172
Levy by Extent
173
Sheriffs and Commissioners Deeds Note on Tax Titles CHAPTER XV
174
General Outline
175
Extent of Possession
185
Short Limitations 187 Limitations for and against the Tax Title
187
Dying Without Issue
188
Foreclosure and Redemption
189
Joint Ownership of Land
194
CHAPTER IV
203
The Common and the Civil
211
Course of American Legislation
219
Common Features and Divergences
224
CASES CITED
226
The Wife and Husband as Heirs
231
Descendants
239
Advancements
243
Parents and their Descendants
249
Ancestral Lands
256
Half and Whole Blood
268
Remote Kindred
274
Bastards
283
Effect of Marriage
286
Adoption
296
Legitimate Birth
297
Aliens
302
Presumption of Death
310
Escheat
315
CHAPTER V
319
Time of Execution 121 Manner of Execution 122 Intent to Execute
330
The SealHerein of Blanks
338
Signature or Subscription
339
Other Requisites
348
Substance of Execution
353
Aid in Equity
354
Delivery
356
Escrows
359
Deeds by Married Women
370
The Privy Examination
371
Deeds by Corporations
390
Vol 2 pages 14011578
400
Letters of Attorney
402
Application of Purchase Money
405
CHAPTER XI
410
THE REGISTRY LAWS
441
Champerty
449
Executory Contracts
452
t?2 Contracts for Land and the Statute of Frauds
464
Part Performance
476
CA Curative Acts
483
The Recording Office
489
CHAPTER VI
492
United States Grants
511
G8 Inchoate Rights under the United States
519
Railroad Land Grants
528
Mineral Lands
538
Grants to the States
544
Spanish and Mexican Grants
547
Texas Titles
556
What Instruments are Recorded 128 Place of Recording
557
Office Found CHAPTER VII
567
TITLE BY DEVISE 75 The DeviseCapacity to Make and to Take 76 Requisites of a Will 77 Signature or Subscription 78 Attestation 79 Competenc...
572
INCUMBRANCES
685

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