Reports of cases argued and determined in the Court of Chancery of the State of New York [1843-1847, before the Hon. Lewis H. Sandford, assistance vice-chancellor of the first circuit, Volume 4

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Page 88 - Every contract for the leasing for a longer period than one year, .or for the sale of any lands or any interest in lands, shall be void, unless the contract, or some note or memorandum thereof, expressing the consideration, be in writing, and be subscribed by the party by whom the lease or sale is to be made.
Page 91 - But a license is an authority to do a particular act, or series of acts, upon another's land, without possessing any estate therein.
Page 180 - Other nations ought to respect this right. And, as the administration of justice necessarily requires that every definitive sentence, regularly pronounced, be esteemed just, and executed as such — when once a cause in which foreigners are interested has been decided in form, the sovereign of the defendants cannot hear their complaints.
Page 352 - Where a trust is created to receive the rents and profits of lands, and no valid direction for accumulation is given, the surplus of such rents and profits, beyond the sum that may be necessary for the education, and support of the person for whose benefit the trust is created...
Page 73 - EASEMENT. easement may be defined to be a privilege without profit, which the owner of one neighbouring tenement hath of another, existing in respect of their several tenements, by which the servient owner is obliged " to suffer or not to do" something on his own land, for the advantage of the dominant owner (a).
Page 136 - The which to do, we commit to you full power by these our letters, delivering them by you duly executed and indorsed again to the bearer.
Page 663 - ... the governors of the college of the province of New- York, in the city of New- York, in America...
Page 763 - No entry upon real estate shall be deemed sufficient, or valid as a claim, unless an action be commenced thereupon within one year after the making of such entry, and within twenty years from the time when the right to make such entry, descended or accrued.
Page 88 - No estate or interest in lands, other than leases for a term not exceeding one year, nor any trust or power over or concerning lands, or in any manner relating thereto, shall hereafter be created, granted, assigned, surrendered, or declared, unless by act or operation of law, or by deed, or conveyance in writing, subscribed by the party creating, granting, assigning, surrendering, or declaring the same, or by his lawful agent thereunto authorized by writing.
Page 179 - If the matter in controversy is land, or other immovable property, the judgment pronounced in the forum rei sitse is held to be of universal obligation, as to all the matters of right and title which it professes to decide in relation thereto.

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