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Page 60 - Kent, or the custom of any borough, or any other particular custom, shall be in writing, and signed by the party so devising the same, or by some other person in his presence, and by his express direction; and shall be attested and subscribed in the presence of the said devisor, by three or four credible witnesses, or else they shall be utterly void, and of none effect...
Page 24 - ... an intention, that such a thing shall take place ; without reference to the circumstance, whether the testator had any knowledge of the extent of his power, or not. Nothing can be more dangerous than to speculate upon what he would have done, if he had known one thing or another. It is enough for me to say, he had such intention; and I will not speculate upon what he would have intended in different cases put There is an error in Cull v.
Page 358 - Bart.,) their heirs and assigns, to the uses after mentioned ; (that is to say,) to the use of the said testator's son, the said plaintiff, James Houghton Langston, for and during the term of his natural life...
Page 268 - Jacob to have and to hold to him and his heirs for ever. Item I give to my Son...
Page 363 - To THE USE of the said (settler) for and during the term of his natural life, without impeachment of waste, and from and after his decease TO THE USE of the said...
Page 394 - I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved wife Sarah Barry for and during the term of her natural life...
Page 574 - I go upon is, that the plaintiff was en ventre sa mere at the time of her brother's death, and consequently a person in rerum natura: so that by the rules of the common and civil law she was, to all intents and purposes, a child, as much as if born in the father's lifetime.
Page 525 - ... who should be living at the time of the decease of the survivor of them the...
Page 93 - ... aforesaid, or unless the same be altered by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing of the devisor, signed in the presence of three or four witnesses, declaring the same, any former law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.