Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the General Court and Court of Appeals of the State of Maryland, Form 1800 ... [to 1826], Volume 6

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Jonas Green, printer, 1825 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 209 - God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Page 197 - States are plaintiffs, or petitioners; or an alien is a party, or the suit is between a citizen of the State where the suit is brought, and a citizen of another State.
Page 368 - It is a rule in law when the ancestor by any gift cr conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited, either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail, that always in such cases 'the heirs' are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Page 197 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Page 136 - CD, is not bound by the law of the land to answer the same. And this he is ready to verify. Wherefore, for want of a sufficient...
Page 197 - That the circuit courts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several States, of all suits of a civil nature, at common law or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of interest and costs, the sum or value of two thousand dollars, and arising under the Constitution or laws of the United States...
Page 206 - I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following manner...
Page 227 - Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life I Give Demise and Dispose of the same in the following manner and form IMPRIMIS I Give and Bequeath unto my son John Travis one shilling.
Page 210 - I verily believe, that in almost every case where by law a general devise of lands is reduced to an estate for life, the intent of the testator is thwarted; for ordinary people do not distinguish between real and personal property. The rule of law however is established and certain, that express words of limitation, or words tantamount, are necessary to pass an estate of inheritance.
Page 83 - AJ] refused to give; but were of opinion, anil directed the jury, that if they should believe from the evidence that the...

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