Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the Time of Lord Chancellor Hardwicke [1736-1754], Volume 2

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Página 216 - Where a father, after making his will, advances his child with a portion as great or greater than the legacy given by the will, such provision has always been held an ademption.
Página 303 - ... when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail ; that always in such cases (the heirs) are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Página 552 - Now these insurances from fire have been introduced in later times, and therefore differ from insurance of ships, because there interest or no interest is almost constantly inserted, and if not inserted, you cannot recover unless...
Página 94 - ... shall have the sole right and liberty of printing and reprinting the same for the term of fourteen years, to commence from the day of the first publishing thereof, which shall be truly engraved with the name of the proprietor on each plate, and printed on every such print or prints...
Página 430 - That all wills and testaments, limitations, dispositions, or appointments, of or concerning any manors, messuages, lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or of any rent, profit, term, or charge out of the same...
Página 697 - It is not necessary," he says, " that a man should be actually indebted at the time of a voluntary settlement to make it fraudulent ; for, if a man does it with a view to his being indebted at a future time, it is equally fraudulent, and ought to be set aside.
Página 341 - ... letters on familiar subjects, and inquiries after the health of friends, and cannot properly be called a learned work. " It is certain that no works have done more service to mankind than those which have appeared in this shape upon familiar subjects, and which, perhaps, were never intended to be published ; and it is this makes them so valuable...
Página 551 - Company, were ground landlords, and entitled to the reverfion of the term : Upon the 23d of February, feven months after the expiration of the term, and one month after the fire, the...
Página 404 - Another objection has been made, that the court can make no decree upon these persons which will be just, for it is said every man's non-attendance or omission of his duty is his own default, and that each particular person must bear such a proportion as is suitable to the loss arising from his particular neglect, which makes it a case out of the power of this court. Now...
Página 81 - ... of the father, I will not ftrain the rules of this court to make an executor pay it over again, efpecially as he made this payment to fave a forfeiture, it being an exprefs condition of his own taking under the will, that he {hould difcharge their legacies within a year after B.'s death.

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