A concise treatise on the law of copyhold property: with reference to the various alterations effected by the act for the amendment of the laws with respect to wills, and other recent statutes applicable thereto; with an appendix, containing the above act, and an analysis thereof, and some forms of copyhold assurances

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Saunders and Benning, 1837 - Copyhold - 219 pages
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Page 8 - ... will; but the will, with such alteration as part thereof, shall be deemed to be duly executed, if the signature of the testator, and the subscription of the witnesses be made in the margin or on some part of the will...
Page 7 - That if any person shall attest the execution of any will to whom or to whose wife or husband any beneficial devise, legacy, estate, interest, gift, or appointment, of or affecting any real or personal estate...
Page 11 - ... shall not lapse, but shall take effect as if the death of such person had happened immediately after the death of the testator, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.
Page 3 - That it shall be lawful for every person to devise, bequeath, or dispose of, by his will executed in manner hereinafter required, all real estate and all personal estate which he shall be entitled to, either at law or in equity, at the time of his death...
Page 97 - Devise shall be construed to vest in such Trustee the Fee Simple, or other the whole legal Estate which the Testator had Power to dispose of by Will in such Real Estate, and not an Estate determinable when the Purposes of the Trust shall be satisfied . XXXII.
Page 1 - King Charles the Second, intituled An act for taking away the court of wards and liveries and tenures, in capite and by knights service, and to any other testamentary disposition; and the words "real estate...
Page 2 - person" shall extend to a partnership, or body politic, corporate, or collegiate, as well as to an individual ; and every word importing the singular number only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things...
Page 1 - will" shall extend to a testament, and to a codicil, and to an appointment by will or by writing in the nature of a will in exercise of a power...
Page 83 - ... if this act had not been made, or notwithstanding that the same, in consequence of there being a custom that a will or a surrender to the use of a will should continue in force for a limited time only, or any other special custom, could not have been disposed of by will...
Page 2 - ... to estates pur autre vie, whether there shall or shall not be any special occupant thereof, and whether the same shall be freehold, customary freehold, tenant right, customary or copyhold, or of any other tenure, and whether the same shall be a corporeal or an incorporeal hereditament...

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