Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: With Notes and References to Both English and American Decisions, Volume 5

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Gould, Banks & Company, law booksellers, 1844 - Equity
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Page 664 - and titles therein, and might grant, sell, or devise the same to whom they should please, in like manner as if they were natives ; and that neither they nor their heirs or assigns should, so far as might respect the said lands and the legal remedies incident thereto, be regarded as aliens ; be it
Page 390 - the survivor of them, and the heirs and assigns of such survivor, and that my said son shall not have any power to sell or mortgage, or anticipate in any way the same rents, issues, and profits, or any rents, issues and profits, dividends or interests, derived under this my will.
Page 224 - with or without power of revocation, under his or her hand and seal, by him or her executed, in the presence of and attested by two or more credible witnesses, or by his or her last will and testament in writing, or any writing in the nature thereof, or purporting so to be, under his or her hand
Page 475 - strictly applicable to the cases of a common debt, and of a claim under a will. " Nothing" says Lord Camden, " can call forth this court into activity but conscience, good faith, and reasonable diligence : where these are wanting the court is passive, and does nothing.
Page 664 - Sect. 24. And whereas by the ninth article of the said treaty, it was agreed that British subjects, who then held lands in the territories of the said United States, and American citizens, who then held lands in the dominions of his majesty, should continue to hold them according to the nature and tenure of their respective
Page 711 - to preserve contingent limitations, and then to Lord Frederick's first and other sons successively in tail male ; in default of such issue, to the use of Lord John Cavendish, and the heirs male of his body ; and in default of such issue, to the testator's own right heirs :— that the testator died in 1756, leaving no
Page xxxii - to the defendant." By an order of the Vice-Chancellor, bearing date the 6th of November, 1826, it was referred to the master to inquire, whether a good title could be made to the estate comprised in the agreement in the pleadings mentioned, according to the conditions of sale; and in case he should be of opinion that
Page 428 - the elder and Mary his wife for their lives, and the life of the longest liver of them ; and after the decease of such longest liver, to the use of John Guest the younger during his life, and after his decease, to the use of Mary Baylies during her life ; and, after the
Page 514 - out and invest the residue of the same in their or his names or name in the purchase of parliamentary stocks or public funds of Great Britain, or at interest upon government or real securities in England, to be from time to
Page 239 - not in the order and disposition of the bankrupt at the time of his bankruptcy; and among these he included the furnaces, boilers, engines, wheels, retorts, gasometers, floor plates, cast-iron shears, &c., and, in short, all the

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