An Outline of the Law of Property

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Clarendon Press, 1890 - Personal property - 147 pages

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Page 75 - It is a rule in law, when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail; that always in such cases, 'the heirs' are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Page 111 - ... 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 shall be necessary.
Page 49 - Grueber. Lex Aquilia. The Roman Law of Damage to Property : being a Commentary on the Title of the Digest 'Ad Legem Aquiliam
Page 118 - And be it further enacted, that every will shall be construed, with reference to the real estate and personal estate comprised in it, to speak and take effect as if it had been executed immediately before the death of the testator, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.
Page 28 - All contracts, whether by specialty or -by simple contract, henceforth entered into by infants for the repayment of money lent or to be lent, or for goods supplied (other than contracts for necessaries), and all accounts stated with infants, shall be absolutely void...
Page 104 - BLACKSTONE'S (Sir William) Law of Real and Personal Property. By James Stewart. 2d Ed. London, 1840. 1 vol. II. Considerations on the Question whether Tenants by Copy of Court Roll, according to the Custom of the Manor...
Page 111 - That no obliteration, interlineation, or other alteration made in any will after the execution thereof shall be valid or have any effect, except so far as the words or effect of the will before such alteration shall not be apparent...
Page 39 - Land (b) shall not be assured to or for the benefit of, or acquired by or on behalf of, any corporation in mortmain, otherwise than under the authority of a licence from...
Page 129 - Time of entering up such Judgment, or at any Time afterwards, have any disposing Power which he might without the Assent of any other Person exercise for his own Benefit...

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