Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of the Vice Chancellor of England ...

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Page 271 - Defendants, yet on a bill filed in equity, it was referred to the Master to take an account of what was due to the Plaintiffs, and an issue at law was refused by the Chancellor, who thought the question too clear to be disputed.
Page 524 - ... sealed and delivered in the presence of, and attested by, two or more credible witnesses, or by her last will and testament in writing, or any writing...
Page 3 - Assigns, to the use of JRM Warier and his Assigns, for his life, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to Trustees to preserve contingent remainders, with remainder to the use of the first...
Page 2 - HH doth hereby, for himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant, promise, and agree to and with the said...
Page 137 - But where, besides the crime, property is acquired which benefits the testator, there an action for the value of the property shall survive against the executor. As, for instance, the executor shall not be chargeable for the injury done by his testator in cutting down another man's trees, but for the benefit arising to his testator for the value or sale of the trees he shall.
Page 137 - If it is a sort of injury by which the offender acquires no gain to himself at the expense of the sufferer, as beating or imprisoning a man, etc., there, the person injured has only a reparation for the delictum in damages to be assessed by a jury. But where, besides the crime, property is acquired which benefits the testator, there an action for the value of the property shall survive against the executor.
Page 409 - Transfer or Contract or Agreement for Transfer of Property in such Ship or Vessel, shall be made by Bill of Sale or Instrument in Writing, containing such Recital as prescribed by the said recited Act,
Page 590 - Elizabeth, my well beloved wife, for and during the term of her natural life; and from and immediately after her decease...
Page 216 - Spratt lawfully to be begotten, equally to be divided between or among them .(if more than one), share and share alike, as tenants in common and not as joint-tenants...
Page 423 - The prayer of the bill was that an account might be taken of the debt claimed by the plaintiff to be due him ; an account of the debt due to White, in whose favor the trust deed had been executed, and of other debts and demands against the estate ; an account of the value of the lot and house and of other real estate of which Mrs. Marvin died...

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