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affidavit agreement annuity answer application appointment assets assignment Attorney bankrupt Baron and Feme bequest bill bond charge charity child circumstances Codicil commission of bankruptcy contract conveyance copyhold costs Court Court of Equity covenant creditors death debts decree deed defendant Demurrer devise directed discharged dismissed Distinction dividends Election entitled equity evidence exeat Regno execution executor fund heir husband infant Injunction intention interest Interpleader issue jurisdiction land lease legacy legatee lien limitation Lord Chancellor marriage mortgage motion objection paid parol partner party payment personal estate petition plaintiff plea possession purchase quaere qucere real estate refused relief remainder rents residuary residue resulting trust separate settlement specific performance Statute of Frauds surety tenant in tail testator's tion trust twenty-one vested VIII void Ward of Court wife XVII XVIII
Page 693 - ... remainder to the first and other sons of the marriage in tail male; remainder to the first and other...
Page 143 - in trust for such objects of benevolence and liberality as the trustee in his own discretion shall most approve, cannot be * supported as a charitable legacy ; and is therefore a trust [ * 80 ] for the next of kin.
Page 315 - Newdigate, (a) a similar effect was obtained by restraining the defendant from impeding the plaintiff from navigating, using, and enjoying, by continuing to keep the canals, banks, or works out of repair, by diverting the water, or preventing it by the use of locks from remaining in the canals or by continuing the removal of a stop gate.
Page 418 - Bankers upon a deposit of money with them gave notes bearing interest : the partnership was dissolved : one of the partners soon afterwards died ; and his creditors were called by advertisement...
Page 682 - Tarleton for life, with remainder to her first and other sons in tail male, with sundry other remainders to unborn children; and with the ultimate remainder to John Tarleton in fee.
Page 514 - On suspicious circumstances in the answer a general account was decreed against a steward, notwithstanding a receipt in full; which was allowed only as proof of the particular payment, not of a general release or discharge on an account stated ; though under circumstances it might have that effect ; as upon proof, that the principal never would give any vouchers, and an account kept by the steward. Middleditch \. Sharland, Vol.
Page 515 - An agent may undoubtedly, within the scope of his authority, bind his principal, by his agreement ; and in many cases by his acts. What the agent has said may be what constitutes the agreement of the principal: or the representations or statements made may be the foundation of, or the inducement to.
Page 582 - The same doctrine appears to be recognized by Lord Eldon in Maundrell v. Maundrell, 10 Ves. 271, where he says, ''It is clear, with regard to mortgagees and incumbrancers, that if they do not get in the satisfied term in some sense, either taking an assignment, making the trustee a party to the instrument, or taking possession of...
Page 193 - that possession for more than twenty years, under a legal title, shall never be disturbed in equity." The caso of Cook v. Arnham (3 P. Wms. 283), was a bill brought to supply the want of a surrender of copyhold estate to the use of the will; and it was objected, that the application to the court had been unreasonably delayed. The Lord Chancellor said that "the 171*] length of time was not above 'fourteen years, which, as it would not bar an ejectment, so neither could it bar a bill in equity.