The Real Property Statutes Passed in the Reigns of King William IV. and Queen Victoria: With Copious Notes of Decided Cases and Forms of Deeds

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Leonard Shelford
H. Sweet, 1863 - Land tenure - 842 pages
 

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Page 248 - ... unless in the meantime some part of the principal money, or some interest thereon, shall have been paid, or some acknowledgment of the right thereto shall have been given in writing, signed by the person by whom the same shall be payable, or his agent, to the person entitled thereto, or his agent...
Page 165 - ... interest in possession granted, appointed, or otherwise assured by any instrument (other than a will) to him, or some person through whom he claims, by a person being in respect of the same estate or interest in the possession or receipt of the profits of the land, or in the receipt of the rent...
Page 150 - ... no person shall make an entry or distress, or bring an action, to recover any land or rent, but within twenty years next after the time at which the right to make such entry or distress, or to bring such action, shall have first accrued to some person through whom he claims...
Page 315 - Fourth (chapter seventyfour), "for the abolition of fines and recoveries, and " for the substitution of more simple modes of assurance...
Page 269 - That upon all debts or sums certain payable at a certain time, or otherwise, the jury, on the trial of any issue, or on any inquisition of damages, may, if they shall think fit, allow interest to the creditor, at a rate not exceeding the current rate of interest from the time when such debts or sums certain were payable, if such debts or sums be payable by virtue of some written instrument, at a certain time...
Page 325 - CD, or any person in trust for him, was seised or possessed of on the said day of (a), or at any time afterwards, or over which the said CD on that day, or at any time afterwards, had any disposing power, which he might, without the assent of any other person, exercise for his own benefit...
Page 1 - time immemorial, or time whereof the memory of man runneth not to the contrary," is now by the law of England in many cases considered to include and denote the whole period of time from the reign of King Richard the First, whereby the title to matters that have been long enjoyed is sometimes defeated by showing the commencement of such enjoyment, which is in many cases productive of inconvenience and injustice ; for remedy thereof...
Page 292 - ... except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain or in part...
Page 18 - That each of the respective periods of years herein-before mentioned shall be deemed and taken to be the period next before some suit or action wherein the claim or matter to which such period may relate shall have been or shall be brought into question...
Page 374 - Bloomfield, accordingly, to hold to him, his heirs and assigns for ever, according to the custom of the said manor...

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