A Treatise on Legacies: Or Bequests of Personal Property

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J. S. Littell, 1826 - Legacies - 222 pages

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Page 423 - Issue, and give this Act and the special Matter in Evidence at any Trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the Authority of this Act...
Page 429 - Where the person or persons entitled to any beneficial interest in such property shall be the brother or sister of the father or mother or a descendant of a brother or sister of the father or mother of the decedent, at the rate of six per centum of the clear value of such interest in such property.
Page 423 - ... or if, upon demurrer, judgment shall be given against the plaintiff' or plaintiffs, the defendant or defendants shall have and may recover treble costs, and have the like remedy for the same, as any defendant or defendants hath or have for costs of suit in other cases by law.
Page 410 - Duties hereby imposed shall, in all cases in which it is not hereby otherwise provided, be accounted for, answered, and paid, by the Person or Persons having or taking the burthen of the Execution of the Will or other Testamentary Instrument, or the Administration of the Personal Estate of any Person deceased...
Page 427 - ... the 5th day of April, 1805 (after deducting debts, funeral expenses, legacies, and other charges first payable thereout), whether the title to such residue, or any share thereof, shall accrue by virtue of any testamentary disposition, or upon a partial or total intestacy ; where such residue, or share of residue, shall be of the amount or value of 20 or upwards, ,and where the same shall be paid, delivered, retained, satisfied, or discharged after the thirty-first day of August, 1815...
Page 73 - II. c. 36. that no lands or tenements, or money to be laid out thereon, shall be given for or charged [*•; with any charitable uses whatsoever, unless by deed indented, executed in the presence of two witnesses twelve calendar months before the death of the donor, and enrolled in the court of chancery within six months after...
Page 13 - ... thereof; nor unless it be proved that the testator, at the time of pronouncing the same, did bid the persons present, or some of them...
Page 73 - Majesty, and her most noble progenitors, as by sundry other well-disposed persons: some for relief of aged, impotent and poor people, some for maintenance of sick and maimed soldiers and mariners, schools of learning, free schools...
Page 415 - Speed be paid into the Bank of England in the Name and with the Privity of the Accountant ( General of...
Page 133 - There is no doubt, that property may be given to a man, until he shall become bankrupt. It is equally clear, generally speaking, that if property is given to a man for his life, the donor cannot take away the incidents to a life estate...

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