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times direct, limit, and appoint, and in default thereof, and subject thereto, to the use of the said R. M. during his life; and after the determination of that estate, by any means, in his lifetime, to the use of A. P. of and his heirs, during the life of the said R. M. in trust for him and his assigns; and after the determination of that estate so limited to the said A. P. and his heirs, as aforesaid, to the use of the said R. M., his heirs and assigns for ever. And the said R. M. doth hereby declare, that nis widow, if he leave any, shall not have any right to dower out of the said hereditaments.] And the said conveying parties, for themselves and their successors respectively, hereby covenant and declare, with and to the said R. M., his heirs and assigns, that they respectively have done no act to incumber or prejudicially affect the hereditaments and premises hereby conveyed. In witness whereof, the said guardians, their common seal, and the said churchwardens, and the said R. M., their hands and seals have hereunto set.

The following will be the Indorsements on the

Conveyance. The common seal of the guardians of the within named union was affixed to this deed at a meeting of the said guardians, held on the day of the date thereof, by T. W., Esq., the presiding chairman, by order of the board, in the presence of Signed, sealed, and delivered by the within named A. B., &c., in the presence of

Received on the day and year first within written, of and from the within named R. M. the sum of L.1000 within mentioned, to be paid by him to me. Witness,

C. D., treasurer of the within named union.

* * If this declaration be introduced into the conveyance,

the purchaser will be required to execute the deed previous to its being registered.

Conveyance of Copyholds. This deed, made the day of in the year of our Lord 184 , by virtue of an act passed in the session held in the fifth and sixth years of the reign of his late Majesty King William IV., intituled, “An act to facilitate the conveyance of workhouses, and other property of parishes, and of incorporations or unions of parishes, in England and Wales ; and of another act, passed in the first year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady Victoria, intituled, “ An act to facilitate the conveyance of lands and buildings, for the purposes of two acts passed respectively in the fifth and sixth years of his late Majesty King William IV.," and with the approbation of the poor-law commissioners, testified by their seal being hereunto affixed :— Witnesseth, that the guardians of the poor of the union, in the county of S., and A. B. and C. D., church wardens, and E. F. and G. H., overseers of the poor of the parish of Shiffnall, in the county of Salop, in consideration of the sum of L.100 sterling, paid to R. M., the treasurer of the said union, to be placed to the “Shiffnall parish property account,” by G. A. M. of, &c., do grant, convey, and appoint, all their right, title, and interest, in, and P. O., of, &c., one of the copyhold or customary tenants of the manor of Shiffnall, before A. P. of, &c., the steward of the said manor, doth, out of court, as testified by this deed, signed by the steward, surrender into the hands of the lord of the said manor, by the hands and acceptance of the said steward, by the rod, according to the custom of the said manor, all that, &c., [Here set out the premises,] with the appurtenances thereunto belonging, unto and to be holden by the said G. A. M., his heirs and assigns, according to the custom of the said manor, and subject to the rents, fines, customs, and services, payable and to be performed to the lord or lady, lords or ladies of the same manor, for the time being, for or in respect of the said premises, or any part thereof, to the intent that he, the said G. A. M., may be admitted thereto, to hold to him and his heirs in manner aforesaid.

In witness whereof, the said guardians have here. unto affixed their common seal, and the said A. B. and C. D., church wardens, and E. F. and G. H., overseers, and also the said P. O., have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.

The following will be the Indorsements. Signed, sealed, and delivered by the within-named A. B., &c., in the presence of

The common seal of the guardians of the Shiffnall union was affixed to the within deed, at a meeting of the said guardians, held on the day of the date thereof, by T. W., Esq., the chairman, in the presence of

Union
Seal.

The surrender within-mentioned to be made was taken and accepted this day of by me, G. H., steward of the manor of .

Received the day and year first within-written, from the within-named the sum of being the consideration-money within-mentioned, to be paid by him to me.

Witness,

C. D., treasurer of the within-named union.

CHAPTER XXIX.

PARTNERSHIP.

AGREEMENT BY A CLERK TO A RETIRING TRADESMAN,

WITH HIS MASTER, TO CARRY ON THE BUSINESS FOR HIS BENEFIT.

ARTICLES of agreement made, &c., between I. L., of, &c., of the one part, and T. E., of, &c., of the other part. Whereas it hath been agreed between the parties hereto, that the said T. E. (who, for some time past, hath conducted and managed the trade or business of the said I. L.) should continue in the management thereof, under the covenants, restrictions, and agreements, hereinafter contained ; and whereas an inventory and appraisement hath been made and taken of the stock of and belonging to the said business, and entered in two books, which have been signed by both the parties hereto, and it hath been agreed, that one of such books should be kept by the said I. L., and the other of such books by the said T. E. Now, these presents witness, and it is hereby agreed between the parties hereto, that the said T. E. shall and will, for the term of years now next ensuing, for and on the behalf, and

Parties.

Recital.

y This and the following form ought to have been transferred to the chapter on Agreements, but the error was not discovered in time,-Ed.

pay rent of

in the name of the said I. L., well and faithfully, and according to the best of his skill and judgment, manage, carry on, and conduct the aforesaid trade and business of of the said I. L. ; with full power and authority for such purpose, to use and trade with the said stock, and to manage, improve, and renew the same as the said T. E. (subject to any directions which the said I. L. may at any time give to him for that purpose) shall seem meet ; and by and out of the money which shall arise by sale of any part or parts of the said stock, to buy such goods as shall be requisite to keep up and continue the present quality and value thereof; and it is hereby also agreed and declared, that, by and out of the profits which shall arise from the trade or business, the said T. E. shall, in the first place, pay and dis- Out of profits charge the rent of the said house and shop, and all of

shop, taxes and parochial duties which now are, or shall hereafter be assessed or imposed on him, the said I. L., or the said T. E., on account of the said house and trade; and, in the next place, pay or retain and to pay I. to bimself, the said I. L., yearly, and every year dur-L. an annuity. ing the said term of years, the yearly sum of L.

by equal half yearly payments, on the day of

&c. &c., without any Residue to deduction or abatement whatsoever ; as a recompence and satisfaction for his care and trouble in the conduct and managenient of the said trade or business. And the said T. E. doth hereby, for him- Covenant by self, his executors, and administrators, covenant, de. T. E. to be clare, and agree, with and to the said I. L., his diligent. executors, administrators, that he, the said T. E., shall and will, from time to time, and at all times hereafter, for and during the said term of years, if they, the said I. L. and T. E., shall so long jointly live, diligently apply himself to the care and management of the said stock, trade, and business, according to his best skill, abilities, and discretion, and pay, apply, and dispose of the money which shall arise from the sale thereof, and all the profits of his trade and dealings, after payment and satis

T. E.

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