Selected Cases on Real Property: Selected and Arranged for Use in Connection with the Author's Treatise on Real Property

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F. H. Thomas law book Company, 1897 - Real property - 771 pages
 

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Page 224 - I have good right to sell and convey the same as aforesaid ; and that I will and my heirs, executors, and administrators, shall warrant and defend the same to the grantee and his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 385 - 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 595 - Court must be reversed and the cause remanded to that court, for further proceedings in conformity with this opinion.
Page 432 - ... estate of freehold, legally or equitably, under a deed, will, or other writing, and in the same instrument there is a limitation by way of remainder, either with or without the interposition of another estate, of an interest of the same legal or equitable quality, to his heirs, or heirs of his body, as a class of persons to take in succession, from generation to generation, the limitation to the heirs entitles the ancestor to the whole estate.
Page 379 - The evidence, consisting as it does in the mere repetition of oral statements, is subject to much imperfection and mistake; the party himself being misinformed, or not having clearly expressed his own meaning, or the witness having misunderstood him. It frequently happens, also...
Page 351 - Contingent or executory remainders (whereby no present interest passes) are where the estate in remainder is limited to take effect, either to a dubious and uncertain person, or upon a dubious and uncertain event; so that the particular estate may chance to be determined, and the remainder never take effect.
Page 748 - I think the strongest and best proof that can arise as to a lucid interval is that which arises from the act itself : that I look upon as the thing to be first examined, and if it can be proved and established that it is a rational act rationally done, the whole case is proved.
Page 697 - ... together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments, and appurtenances, thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues, and profits thereof; and also all the estate, right, title, interest.
Page 760 - The appellants' argument for a reversal of the judgment, which dismissed their complaint, is that the respondent unlawfully prevented a revocation of the existing will, or a new will from being made, by his crime; and that he terminated the enjoyment by the testator of his property, and effected his own succession to it, by the same crime. They say that to permit the respondent to take the property willed to him would be to permit him to take advantage of his own wrong. To sustain their position...
Page 375 - ... unless the intent to pass a less estate or interest, shall appear by express terms, or be necessarily implied in the terms of such grant.

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