An Outline of the Law of Tenure and Tenancy: Containing the First Principles of the Law of Real Property

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A. Maxwell, and R. Stevens, 1825 - Land tenure - 193 pages
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Page 49 - ... to all intents, constructions, and purposes in the law, of and in such like estates as they had, or shall have in use, trust, or confidence of or in the same...
Page 47 - Kent or the custom of any borough or any other particular custom, shall be in writing and signed by the party so devising the same or by some other person in his presence and by his express directions, and shall be attested and subscribed, in the presence of the said devisor, by three or four credible witnesses or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 47 - And, moreover, that no leases, estates, or interests, either of freehold or terms of years, or any uncertain interest, not being copyhold or customary interest of, in, to, or out of any messuages, manors, lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be assigned, granted, or surrendered, unless it be by deed or note in writing signed by the party so assigning, granting, or surrendering the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, or by act and operation of law.
Page 47 - ... or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith...
Page 35 - Hereditament, it shall go to the Executor or Administrator of the Party that had the Estate thereof by virtue of the Grant...
Page 47 - BY the 4th section of the statute of frauds," it is enacted that " no action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 19 - Ful many a fat patrich hadde he in mewe, And many a breme, and many a luce in stewe. Wo was his coke, but if his sauce were Poinant and sharpe, and redy all his gere.
Page 114 - ... hereditaments, shall at any time after the said four and twentieth day of June be assigned, granted or surrendered, unless it be by deed or note in writing, signed by the party so assigning, granting or surrendering the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, or by act and operation of law.
Page 47 - No devise in writing of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any clause thereof, shall be revocable otherwise than by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing declaring the same...
Page 90 - Baptist, at the instance of the great men of the realm, granted, provided, and ordained, that from henceforth it shall be lawful to every freeman to sell at his own pleasure his lands and tenements, or part of them...

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