The Revised Statutes of the State of New York: As Altered by Subsequent Legislation: Together with the Other Statutory Provisions of a General and Permanent Nature, (except the Code of Civil Procedure, the Code of Criminal Procedure, and the Penal Code,) Passed from the Year 1778 to February 1, 1889, and Now in Force; Arranged in Connection with the Same Or Kindred Subjects in the Revised Statutes; to which are Added an Analysis of the Entire Work; References to Judicial Decision Upon the Different Enactments: Explanatory Notes: a Full and Complete Alphabetical Index; and an Indexed Table of the Statutes Contained in the Work, Volume 4

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Banks & Brothers, 1889 - Law

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Page 2821 - S be twenty-four hours after his death, to deliver, on demand, such dead body to the agent of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the city of New York...
Page 2418 - The people of this state, in their right of sovereignty, are deemed to possess the original and ultimate property in and to all lands within the jurisdiction of the state...
Page 2642 - The answer of the defendant must contain: "1. A general or specific denial of each material allegation of the complaint controverted by the defendant, or of any knowledge or information thereof sufficient to form a belief.
Page 2516 - The absolute ownership of personal property shall not be suspended by any limitation or condition whatever, for a longer period than during the continuance and until the termination of not more than two lives in being...
Page 2510 - Every mortgage, or conveyance intended to operate as a mortgage of goods and chattels, hereafter made, which shall not be accompanied by an immediate delivery, and be followed by an actual and continued change of possession of the things mortgaged, shall be absolutely void as against the creditors of the mortgagor and as against subsequent purchasers and mortgagees in good faith, unless the mortgage, or a true copy thereof, shall be filed as directed in this section.
Page 2547 - Such subscription shall be made by the testator, in the presence of each of the attesting witnesses, or shall be acknowledged by him, to have been so made, to each of the attesting witnesses.
Page 2487 - ... every such conveyance not so recorded shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser, in good faith and for a valuable consideration of the same real estate, or any portion thereof, whose conveyance shall be first duly recorded.
Page 2510 - Every mortgage or conveyance intended to operate as a mortgage of goods and chattels which shall hereafter be made which shall not be accompanied by an immediate delivery and followed by an actual and continued change of possession...
Page 2432 - ... a contingent remainder in fee may be created on a prior remainder in fee, to take effect in the event that the persons to whom the first remainder is limited, die under the age of twenty-one years, or on any other contingency by which the estate of such persons may be determined before they attain full age. For the purposes of this section, a minority is deemed a part of a life, and not an absolute term equal to the possible duration of such minority.
Page 2589 - Every contract for the leasing for a longer period than one year, .or for the sale of any lands or any interest in lands, shall be void, unless the contract, or some note or memorandum thereof, expressing the consideration, be in writing, and be subscribed by the party by whom the lease or sale is to be made.