Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, in the Year ..., Volume 21

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Page 464 - God: therefore calling to Mind the Mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament...
Page 464 - Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following manner...
Page 219 - ... it is not, in general, necessary to prove the written appointments of public officers. All who are proved to have acted as such are presumed to have been duly appointed to the office, until the contrary appears...
Page 203 - Confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament in testimony whereof I Have Hereunto set my Hand and affixed my seal this twenty ninth day of August in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred and Eight...
Page 380 - By all the cases where the estate is so given, that after the limitation to the first taker it is to go to every person who can claim as heir to the first taker, the word heirs must be a word of limitation.
Page 39 - ... indirectly or virtually by allowing and securing or attempting to allow and secure to such slave or slaves the right or privilege of working for his, her or themselves, free from the control of the master or owner of such slave or slaves, or of enjoying the profits of his, her or their labour skill, shall be and the same are hereby declared to be utterly null and void; and the person or persons so making &c.
Page 411 - The seisin of the husband for a transitory instant only, when the same act which gives him the estate conveys it also out of him again (as where by a fine, land is granted to a man, and he immediately renders it back by the same fine), such a seisin will not entitle the wife to dower: for the land was merely in transitu, and never rested in the husband, the grant and render being one continued act. But, if the land abides in him for the interval of but a single moment, it seems that the wife shall...
Page 101 - ... it shall be lawful for the said lessor at any time thereafter into and upon the said demised premises or any part thereof in the name of the whole to re-enter and the same to have again re-possess and enjoy as of his or their former estate anything hereinafter contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 81 - ... pointed out by law, and except in all other minor offences committed by free white persons, and which do not subject the offender or offenders to loss of life, limb or member, or to confinement in the penitentiary ; in all such cases corporation courts, such as now exist or may hereafter be constituted in any incorporated city, being...
Page 57 - No person or collection of persons, being of one of those departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.

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