A Concise Abridgment of the Law of Real Property and an Introduction to Conveyancing: Designed to Facilitate the Subject for Students Preparing for Examination

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Stevens, 1885 - Conveyancing - 261 pages
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Page 206 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner herein-after mentioned ; (that is to say,) it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation...
Page 2 - ARBITRATION.— Russell's Treatise on the Duty and Power of an Arbitrator, and the La"w of Submissions and Awards ; with an Appendix of Forms, and of the Statutes relating to Arbitration. By FRANCIS RUSSELL, Esq., MA, Barrister-at-Law.
Page 237 - June (1677) all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 198 - ... unless the parties claiming under the settlement can prove that the settlor was at the time of making the settlement able to pay all his debts without the aid of the property comprised in the settlement, and that the interest of the settlor in such property had passed to the trustee of such settlement on the execution thereof.
Page 26 - Grotius de Jure Belli et Pacis, with the Notes of Barbeyrac and others ; accompanied by an abridged Translation of the Text, by W.
Page 8 - Summerhays and Toogood's Precedents of Bills of Costs in the Chancery, Queen's Bench, Probate Divorce and Admiralty Divisions of the High Court of Justice ; in Conveyancing; the Crown Office ; Lunacy ; Arbitration under the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act ; the Mayor's Court, London ; the County Courts ; the Privy Council ; and on Passing Residuary and Succession...
Page 232 - Where there shall be a total Failure of Heirs of the Purchaser, or where any Land shall be descendible as if an Ancestor had been the Purchaser thereof, and there shall be a total Failure of the Heirs of such Ancestor, then and in every such Case the Land shall descend and the Descent shall thenceforth be traced from the Person last entitled to the Land as if he had been the Purchaser thereof. XX. The last preceding Section shall be read as Part of the Act "For the Amendment of the Law of Inheritance...
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Page 29 - A book which is well worthy to stand beside the companion volume on 'Contracts.' Unlike so many law-books, especially on this subject, it is no mere digest of cases, but bears the impress of the mind of the writer from beginning to end.

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