A Treatise on Conveyancing: With a View to Its Application to Practice: Being a Series of Practical Observations, Written in a Plain Familiar Style, which Have for Their Object to Assist in Preparing Draughts, and in Judging of the Operation of Deeds, by Distinguishing Between the Formal and Essential Parts of Those Deeds, &c. in General Use: Being a Course of Lectures. With an Appendix of Select and Appropriate Precedents, Volume 3
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Page 366 - ... where any person or persons stand, or be seised, or at any time hereafter shall happen to be seised of and in any honours, castles, manors, lands, tenements, rents, services, reversions, remainders, or other hereditaments, to the use, confidence, or trust of any other person or persons, or of any body...
Page 360 - Philip the son for life, remainder to trustees to preserve contingent remainders, remainder to his first and other sons in tail male, remainder to...
Page 249 - John the elder died. John the younger suffered a common recovery to the use of himself for life, remainder to his wife for life, remainder to the heirs male of their two bodies, remainder to the use of the will of John the elder,
Page 275 - But they must come to one and the same person in one and the same right ; else, if the freehold be in his own right, and he has a term in right of another (en outer droit) there is no merger.
Page 6 - BEFORE we conclude the doctrine of remainders and reversions, it may be proper to observe, that whenever a greater estate and a less coincide and meet in one and the same person, without any intermediate estate y, the less is immediately annihilated; or, in the law phrase, is said to be merged, that is, sunk or drowned in the greater.
Page 144 - B. and the heirs male of his body, remainder to the heirs of the body of T.
Page 138 - ... that in case any lease shall be duly surrendered in order to be renewed, and a new lease made and executed by the chief landlord or landlords, the same new lease shall without a surrender of all or any...
Page 366 - ... of and in such like estates as they had or shall have in use, trust, or confidence of or in the same...
Page 138 - ... shall be entitled to the rents, covenants, and duties, and have like remedy for recovery thereof, and the under-lessees shall hold and enjoy the messuages, lands, and tenements in the respective under-leases comprised, as if the original leases out of which the respective under-leases are derived, had been still kept on foot and continued...