Reports of Cases Upon Appeals and Writs of Error in the House of Lords: And Decided During the Sessions 1827 [-1832.], Volume 1

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Page 274 - And as to my worldly estate and all the property, real personal, or mixed, of which I shall die seized and possessed, or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease...
Page 288 - This case has been argued before us by counsel. We have considered it, and are of opinion, 1st.
Page 13 - A mortgage is a charge upon the land; and whatever would give the money will carry the estate in the land along with it to every purpose. The estate in the land is the same thing as the money due upon it. It will be liable to debts; it will go to executors; it will pass by a •will not made and executed with the solemnities required by the statute of frauds.
Page 418 - Parliament, for any sum of money, reward, gift, profit, or benefit, directly or indirectly, or for or by reason of any promise, agreement, grant, bond, covenant, or other assurance, of or for any sum of money, reward, gift, profit, or benefit whatsoever, directly or indirectly present or collate any person to any benefice with cure of souls, dignity, prebend, or living ecclesiastical, or give or bestow the same...
Page 38 - In the name of God Amen. I, William Sims senr. of the State of Georgia and County of Columbia, being weak in body but of sound mind and disposing memory do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament...
Page 19 - ... or other game or games whatsoever, or by betting on the sides or hands of such as do game...
Page 278 - ... shares of such of them as shall be a son or sons, to be paid...
Page 383 - N. $., 1, where the question arose upon a deed, the judge, in his charge to the jury, told them that the question for them to try was, whether JS was a person of sound mind or not ; and that to constitute such unsoundness of mind as should avoid a deed at law, the person executing such deed must be incapable of understanding and acting in the ordinary affairs of life...
Page 394 - Whilst estates remain contingent, those in whom they are at a future time to be vested, have no interest in the estates, or the rents and profits of such estates. Such estates must descend to the heir, if they are not given to any person to hold until the events happen, on which they are to become vested.
Page 418 - These being the facts of the case, the question was, whether the sale of a next presentation, the incumbent being in extremis, within the knowledge of both contracting parties, but without the privity of, or a view to the nomination of a particular clerk...

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