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" At common law there could be no limitation over of a chattel, but a gift for life carried the absolute interest. "
Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme ... - Page 247
by Georgia. Supreme Court - 1850
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The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 9

Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...rolls observed upon the case that, originally, by the English law, there could be no limitation, even of a chattel, but a gift for life carried the absolute...distinction was taken between the use and the property. The use might be given to one for life, and the property afterwards, to another. A gift for life, of...
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The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 49

Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...carried the absolute estate or interest. Then a distinction was taken between the use of a chattel and the property, and it was held that the use might...for life, and the property afterwards to another; the legal estate being supposed in the mean time to remain in the executor of the testator. The courts,...
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 12

Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...that he did not intend to die intestate as to any part of his estate. At common law there formerly could be no limitation over of a chattel, but a gift for life carried the absolute interest. The distinction then taken between the use and the property, however, has been discarded, and it is...
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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 10

Law reports, digests, etc - 1890
...bequeath." Originally we know that by our law there could be no limitation over of achattel,but that a gift carried the absolute interest. Then a distinction was taken between the use and the property. The use might be given to one for life, and the property afterwards to another. In Randall v. Russell,...
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 50

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...but always a gift of personalty, without more, implied an absolute gift. Indeed, we are told that " anciently there could be no limitation over of a chattel,...but a gift for life carried the absolute interest." 2 Kent's Com. 352. And though this ancient doctrine has been long absolete, it yet seems to show that...
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The English Reports, Volume 4; Volume 36

Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...life. Originally we know that, by our law, there could be no limitation over of a chattel, but that a gift for life carried the absolute interest. Then...distinction was taken between the use and the property. The use might be given to one for life, and the property afterwards, to another. A gift for life of...
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Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 14; Volume 53

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, William Littell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1854
...chattel personal. There is some discrepancy in the authorities on the question. By the ancient common law there could be no limitation over of a chattel, but a gift for life carried the absolute interest. 2 Black. 398; 2 Kent, 352. The rule was relaxed, and the remainder in a chattel was permitted by executory...
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Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Volume 35

Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...declared his intention to dispose of his whole estate and made no bequest over; and (2) at common law there could be no limitation over of a chattel, but a gift for life carried the absolute interest; but it is now settled that there may be a gift for life of the use only, and the remainder over is...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, from ...

Francis Vesey - Equity - 1844
...Williamson v. Williamson, 6 Paige, 298. By the ancient common law, under the influence of the law of tenure, there could be no limitation over of a chattel ; but a gift for life carried the absolute interest But it has been settled, by a series of decisions, that, whether there be a bequest for life of the...
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