A Practical Exposition of the Law of Wills, with Plain Instructions and Advice to Testators, Executors, and Legatees, and Observations on the Consequences of Intestacy: To which are Added Directions Respecting the Probate of Wills and the Taking Out of Letters of Administration, Tables of the Stamp-duties on Probates, Administrations, Legacies, and Residuary Shares, the Method of Obtaining a Return of the Administration and Probate Duty, If Overpaid, Or on the Ground of Debts, and Forms of Inventories to be Taken by Executors and Administrators, with Precedents of Wills, Codicils, Republications, Etc

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Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1830 - Executors and administrators - 212 pages

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Page 69 - ... shall remain and continue in force until the same be burnt, cancelled, torn or obliterated by the testator or his directions, in manner 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.
Page 201 - GF and the survivor of them, and the executors, administrators, and assigns of such survivor...
Page 169 - ... on lives, if any, and without deducting any thing on account of the debts due and owing from the deceased, are under the value of a certain sum to be therein...
Page 206 - ... my last will and testament. As witness my hand and seal this twenty first day of April one thousand seven hundred and eighty five (1785).
Page 200 - ... hereinafter expressed and declared of and concerning the same (that is to say...
Page 202 - ... being a son or sons, shall attain the age of twenty-one years, or being a daughter or daughters, shall attain that age or marry...
Page 200 - I do revoke all former wills by me at any time heretofore made, and do declare this only to be my last will and testament.
Page 168 - Act," and that the Personal Estate in respect of which such Probate or Letters of Administration are to be or have been granted, exclusive of what the Deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a Trustee, and not beneficially, but...
Page 171 - ... to be granted, exclusive of what the deceased shall have been possessed of or entitled to as a trustee for any other person or persons, and not beneficially, but...
Page 7 - To this he never yielded for an instant. Alas, in this age numbers of men are setting up to be their own inspired writers. I have been told that every man who is his own lawyer has a fool for his client...

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