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" I. The first rule is, that inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of the person who last died actually seised in infinitum: but shall never lineally ascend. "
Questions and Answers on Real Property ... - Page 46
by Frederick Stansbury Tyler - 1909 - 57 pages
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...distributive shares, of intestate personal property. See past, 504. 515. I. THE first rule is, that inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of the person who last died actually seised, in ;i(/!niiii,n ; but shall never lineally ascend. To explain the more clearly both this and the subsequent...
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A Digest of the Laws of England Respecting Real Property, Volume 3

William Cruise - Real property - 1818
...descend. SECTION 1. THE first rule or canon of descent, as laid down by Sir W. Blackstone, is, — " That inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of...person who last died actually seised, in infinitum -t but shall never lineally ascend." To explain this and the subsequent canons of descent, it will...
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Elements of Conveyancing: With Cursory Remarks Upon the Study of ..., Volume 5

Charles Barton - Conveyancing - 1822
...founded, and in some cases their agreement with the laws of other nations (1). 1. The first rule is, that inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of...seised in infinitum ; but shall never lineally ascend. To explain the more clearly both this and the subsequent rules, it must first be observed, that by...
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Universal Technological Dictionary: Or, Familiar Explanations of ..., Volume 2

George Crabb - Industrial arts - 1823
...follow; namely, 1. Inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of the person last actually seized in infinitum, but shall never lineally ascend. 2....male issue shall be admitted before the female. 3. Where there are two or more males in equal degree, the eldest only shall inherit; but the females all...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...according to which estates are transmitted from the ancestor to the heir. 1. The first rule is, that inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of the person who last died actually seized, in infinitum ; but shall never lineally ascend. To explain the more clearly both this and the...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 2

sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...founded, and in some cases their agreement with the laws of other nations. I. THE first rule is, that inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of...seised in infinitum ; but shall never lineally ascend. To explain the more clearly both this and the subsequent rules, it must first be observed, that by...
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Gifford's English lawyer; or, Every man his own lawyer, by John Gifford

Alexander Whellier - 1825
...inheritance, according to which estates are transmitted from the ancestor to the heir. The first rule is, that inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of...seised, in infinitum; but shall never lineally ascend. To explain the more clearly both this and the subsequent rules, it must be observed, that by law no...
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The Quarterly Oriental Magazine, Review, and Register, Part 76, Volume 3

British - 1825
...contingent. The law is simply " after her death let the heirs take it.'* So with us it is said "inheritance, shall lineally descend to the issue of the person, who last died, actually seized," but does not therefore render it imperative, that - the property must be transmitted to the...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 1

Law - 1829
...this country, we shall compare our laws with Blackstone's Canons of Descent. His first canon is, 'that inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of the person who last died actually seized in infinitum; but shall never lineally ascend.'* As the first part of this rule holds good in...
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An Introduction to Conveyancing, and the New Statutes Concerning Real ...

William Hayes - Conveyancing - 1835 - 573 pages
...in his COMMENTARIES on the Laws of ENGLAND, B. ii. c. 14, are as follows. I. The first rule is, that inheritances shall lineally descend to the issue of the person who last died actually seised, in intinitum ; but shall never lineally ascend. II. A second general rule or canon is, that the male issue...
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