The York Legal Record, Volume 8

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York Legal Record Print, 1895 - Law
A record of cases argued and determined in the various courts of York County; together with reports and abstracts of the most important cases adjudicated throughout the Commonwealth (varies slightly).
 

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Page 59 - ... being misinformed, or not having clearly expressed his own meaning, or the witness having misunderstood him. It frequently happens, also...
Page 42 - Twenty years' adverse possession gives title to land. Actions for negligence causing death, one year after death of deceased. Married Women. — By act taking effect January 1. 1899. the property, real and personal, belonging to a woman at the time of her marriage, and all property which she may acquire or receive after her marriage in any way or manner, shall be protected from the debts of the husband...
Page 95 - ... of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
Page 82 - In the former case, the court said 'that it is immaterial whether the person to take be in esse or not, or whether the legatee were at the time of the bequest a corporation capable of taking or not, or how uncertain the objects may be, provided there be a discretionary power vested anywhere over the application of the testator's bounty to those objects; or whether their corporate designation be mistaken. If the intention sufficiently appears in the bequest, it would be valid.
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Page 184 - ... when any husband shall have by cruel and barbarous treatment, endangered his wife's life or offered such indignities to her person as to render her condition intolerable, and life burdensome, and thereby force her to withdraw from his house and family...
Page 142 - ... our Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, and every of them, firmly by these Presents.
Page 146 - ... appoint a time, not less than twenty nor more than thirty days thereafter, for said viewers to meet at or upon the premises where the damages are alleged to be sustained, of which time and place ten days...
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Page 204 - When the lien of a mortgage upon real estate is, or shall be, prior to all other liens upon the same property, except other mortgages, ground rents...

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