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Page 21 - Kent, or the custom of any borough, or any other particular custom, shall be in writing, and signed by the party so devising the same, or by some other person in his presence and by his express direction, and shall be attested and subscribed in the presence of the said devisor, by three or four credible witnesses, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect...
Page 191 - That from and after the 24th day of June, 1736, no manors, lands, tenements, rents, advowsons, or other hereditaments, corporeal or incorporeal whatsoever ; nor any sum or sums of money, goods, chattels, stocks in the public funds, securities for money, or any other personal estate whatsoever, to be laid out or disposed of in the purchase of any lands, tenements or hereditaments...
Page 547 - ... during the minority or respective minorities only of any person or persons who under the uses or trusts of the deed, surrender, will or other assurances directing such accumulations would for the time being, if of full age, be entitled unto the rents, issues and profits, or the interest, dividends or annual produce so directed to be accumulated...
Page 319 - ... no devise in writing of lands, tenements or hereditaments, or any clause thereof, shall be revocable, otherwise than by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing declaring the same, or by burning, cancelling, tearing or obliterating the same by the testator himself, or in his presence, and by his directions and consent...
Page 206 - ... or whether such father be within the age of one and twenty years or of full age, by deed executed in his life-time, or by his last will...
Page 181 - June no nuncupative will shall be good, where the estate thereby bequeathed shall exceed the value of thirty pounds, that is not proved by the oaths of three witnesses (at the least) that were present at the making thereof...
Page 460 - Wedgwood and her assigns, for and during the term of her natural life. And...
Page 224 - ... by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing of the devisor, signed in the presence of three or four witnesses declaring the same; any former law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 206 - ... and shall and may recover damages for the same in the said action for the use and benefit of such child or children l.