The Legal Rights of Women: Adapted for Use in Every State by Means of a Brief Synopsis of the Laws Relating to Property Rights, Dower, Divorce, the Rights of a Widow in the Estate of Her Husband, Etc. Containing Also Much Other Helpful Information, Advice and Direction for Women in Every Walk of Life
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The Legal Rights of Women: Adapted for Use in Every State by Means of a ...
Lemuel Hill Foster
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Page 239 - ... giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully, to all intents and purposes, as I might or could do if personally present...
Page 264 - ... provided, that when any bankrupt shall have any insurance policy which has a cash surrender value payable to himself, his estate or personal representatives, he may, within thirty days after the cash surrender value has been ascertained and stated to the trustee by the company issuing the same, pay or secure to the trustee the sum so ascertained and stated, and continue to hold, own, and carry such policy free from the claims of the creditors participating in the distribution of his estate under...
Page 222 - Rounds as aforesaid; and that I will, and my heirs, executors and administrators shall warrant and defend the same to the said Thomas M. Rounds heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 240 - On this day of 19 .... before me personally appeared , to me known to be the person described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he executed the same as his free act and deed.
Page 137 - Confirmed habit of drunkenness on the part of the husband of not less than one year's duration, accompanied with a wasting of his estate, and without any suitable provision for the maintenance of his wife or children. (a) 2. Habitually behaving towards her by the husband, for not less than six months, in such cruel and inhuman manner as to indicate a settled aversion to her, or to destroy permanently her peace or happiness.
Page 29 - For this reason, a man cannot grant anything to his wife, or enter into covenant with her : for the grant would be to suppose her separate existence; and to covenant with her, would be only to covenant with himself...
Page 176 - He must, in the language of the cases, have sufficient active memory to collect in his mind, without prompting, the particulars or elements of the business to be transacted, and to hold them in his mind a sufficient length of time to perceive at least their obvious relations to each other, and be able to form some rational judgment in relation to them.
Page 94 - A widow shall be endowed of the third part of all the lands whereof her husband was seized of an estate of inheritance at any time during the marriage, unless she shall have lawfully released her right thereto.
Page 182 - SIGNED, SEALED, PUBLISHED AND DECLARED by the ) Testator as and for his Last will and Testament...