An Essay in a Course of Lectures on Abstracts of Title: To Facilitate the Study, and the Application of the First Principles, and General Rules of the Laws of Property ; Stating in Detail, the Duty of Solicitors in Preparing, &c., and of Counsel in Advising, on Abstracts of Title, Volume 1

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W. Clarke and Sons, 1818 - Abstracts of title
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Page 74 - ... doth hereby acknowledge, and of and from the same, and every part thereof, doth acquit, release, and discharge the said...
Page 169 - That all Conveyances by, and all Contracts and other Dealings and Transactions by and with, any Bankrupt, bond fide made and entered into more than Two Calendar Months before the Date and issuing of the Commission against him, and all Executions and Attachments against the Lands and Tenements or Goods and Chattels of such Bankrupt...
Page 282 - ... enacted, that every deed or other instrument, already made with the intention to exercise any power, authority, or trust, or to signify the consent or direction of any person whose consent or direction...
Page 375 - ... deeds to declare them. As if A tenant in tail, with reversion to himself in fee, would settle his estate on B for life, remainder to C in tail, remainder to D in fee...
Page 105 - And therefore on a feoffment to A and his heirs, to the use of B and his heirs...
Page 429 - It has been expressed with great precision, though not with much elegance, to be " in an instrument, if a freehold be limited to the ancestor for life, and the inheritance to his heirs, either mediately or immediately, the first taker takes the whole estate...
Page 312 - that the construction be such as the whole deed and every part of it may. take effect, and as much effect as may be to that purpose for which, it is made, so as when the deed cannot take effect according to the letter, it be construed so as it may take some effect or other.
Page 429 - The rule simply is that where an estate of freehold is limited to a person, and the same instrument contains a limitation, either mediate or immediate, to his heirs, or the heirs of his body, the word 'heirs' is a word of limitation; ie, the ancestor takes the whole estate comprised in this term.
Page 253 - ... may be found enrolled with the clerk of the peace of the county within which the lands are situate, or in one of the courts of Westminster Hall.
Page 307 - The ulterior use to B is an use in the second degree, and therefore a mere trust. But a bargain and sale under an authority...

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