Manual of the Law of Scotland

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Oliver & Boyd, 1847 - Contracts - 506 pages
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Page 234 - ... or during the minority or respective minorities only of any person or persons, who, under the uses or trusts of the deed...
Page 512 - A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE; containing the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of all Words authorized by eminent writers ; to which are added a Vocabulary of the Roots of English Words, and an accented list of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names. By Alexander Reid, AM, Rector of the Circus School, Edinburgh.
Page 234 - ... during the minority or respective minorities of any person or persons who shall be living or in venire sa mere at the time of the death of such grantor, devisor, or testator...
Page 246 - A factor is a person to whom goods are consigned for sale by a merchant residing abroad, or at a distance from the place of sale, and he usually sells in his own name, without disclosing that of his principal. The latter, therefore, with full knowledge of these circumstances, trusts him with the actual possession of the goods, and gives him authority to sell in his own name.
Page 443 - ... or property of the descriptions following ; (that is to say,) gold or silver coin of this realm or of any foreign state, or any gold or silver in a manufactured or unmanufactured state, or any precious stones, jewellery, watches, clocks, or time-pieces of any description, trinkets, bills, notes of the governor and company of the banks of England, Scotland, and Ireland respectively, or of any other bank...
Page 50 - ... be received and recovered by the person or persons who if this act had not passed would have been entitled to such entire rents ; and such portions shall be recoverable from such person or persons by the parties entitled to the same under this act in any action or suit at law or in equity.
Page 234 - That no person or persons shall, after the passing of this act, by any deed or deeds, surrender or surrenders, will, codicil or otherwise howsoever, settle or dispose of any real or personal property, so and in such manner that the rents, issues, profits or produce thereof shall be wholly or partially accumulated...
Page 513 - It is divided into three parts, corresponding with Ancient, Middle, and Modern History ; which parts are again subdivided into centuries, so that the various events are presented in the order of time, while it is so arranged that the annals of each country can be read consecutively, thus combining the advantages of both the plans hitherto pursued in works of this kind.
Page 166 - ... they are in any place of deposit connected with the transmission and delivery of them, and until they arrive at the actual or constructive possession of the consignee, at the place named by the buyer to the seller as their destination.
Page 71 - ... such registered proprietor to assign his interest or any portion of his interest therein, by making entry in the said book of registry of such assignment, and of the name and place of abode of the assignee thereof, in the form given in that behalf in the said schedule, on payment of the like sum; and such assignment so entered shall be effectual in law to all intents and purposes whatsoever, without being subject to any stamp or duty, and shall be of the same force and effect as if such assignment...

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