A General Abridgement of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper Titles; with Notes and References to the Whole, Volume 17

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G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1800 - Law

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Page 546 - A base, or qualified fee, is such a one as hath a qualification subjoined thereto, and which must be determined whenever the qualification annexed to it is at an end. As, in the case of a grant to A and his heirs, tenants of the manor of Dale...
Page 131 - Where the declaration contains impertinent matter, foreign to the cause, and which the Master, on a reference to him, would strike out (irrelevant covenants for instance), that will be rejected by the court, and need not be proved. But, if the very ground of the action is misstated, as where you undertake to recite that part of a deed on which the action is founded, and it is misrecited, that will be fatal.
Page 27 - a factor, dealing for a principal, but concealing that principal, delivers goods in his own name, the person contracting with him has a right to consider him to all intents and purposes as the principal ; and, though the real principal may appear and bring an action upon that contract against the purchaser of the goods, yet that purchaser may set off any claim he may have against the factor in answer...
Page 269 - Ayscough and the heirs of her body, lawfully to be begotten, "for ever, as tenants in common, and not as joint tenants...
Page 528 - There are two ways of creating a rent : the owner of the lands either grants a rent out of it, or grants the lands and reserves a rent ; there is no such thing as a rent-seek, rent-service, or rent-charge issuing out of a term for years.
Page 21 - D'Awtry, a member of the same society, living in Broad-street, being two of those Physicians that were presented by the College to the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen of the City of London...
Page 48 - ... half a year's rent in advance, where, by the custom of the country, half a year's rent becomes due on the day...
Page 377 - ... the husband for life, remainder to the wife for life, remainder to the children to be equally divided between them.
Page 282 - ... case of a voluntary devise, the court must take it as they found it, and not lessen the estate or benefit of the legatee; although upon the like words in marriage . 113...
Page 496 - The plaintiff can recover no more than he is in conscience and equity entitled to : which can be no more than what remains after deducting all just allowances which the defendant has a right to retain out of the very sum demanded. This is not in the nature of a cross-demand or mutual debt: it is a charge, which makes the sum of money received for the plaintiff's use so much less.

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