Readings in the Law of Real Property: An Elementary Collection of Authorities for Students

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George Washington Kirchwey
Baker, Voorhis, 1900 - Real property - 555 pages

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Page 169 - And therefore on a feoffment to A and his heirs, to the use of B and his heirs...
Page 261 - ... in case there shall be no special occupant of any estate pur autre vie, whether freehold or customary freehold, tenant right, customary or copyhold, or of any other tenure, and whether a corporeal or incorporeal hereditament, it shall go to the executor or administrator of the party that had the estate thereof by virtue of the grant...
Page 543 - September be made and executed shall be adjudged fraudulent and void () against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee for valuable consideration, unless such memorial thereof be registered as by this Act is directed before the registering of the memorial of the deed or conveyance under which such subsequent purchaser or mortgagee shall claim...
Page 169 - So if lands are conveyed to A and his heirs to such uses as he shall appoint ; and he appoints to B and his heirs to the use of C and his heirs, the legal estate is vested in B, and Cs interest is equitable only.
Page 543 - ... every such conveyance not so recorded shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser, in good faith and for a valuable consideration, of the same real estate, or any portion thereof, whose conveyance shall be first duly recorded.
Page 178 - Where a trust is created to receive the rents and profits of lands, and no valid direction for accumulation is given, the surplus of such rents and profits, beyond the sum that may be necessary for the education and support of the person for whose benefit the trust is created, shall be liable, in equity, to the claims of the creditors of such person...
Page 334 - 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 27 - I can only have a temporary, transient, usufructuary, property therein: wherefore, if a body of water runs out of my pond into another man's I have no right to reclaim it. But the land, which that water covers, is permanent, fixed, and immovable: and therefore in this I may have a certain substantial property; of which the law will take notice, and not of the other. Land hath also, in its legal signification, an indefinite extent, upwards as well as downwards.
Page 396 - Such power of alienation is suspended, when there are no persons in being, by whom an absolute fee in possession can be conveyed.
Page 346 - Future estates are either vested or contingent. They are vested, when there is a person in being, who would have an immediate right to the possession of the lands, upon the ceasing of the intermediate or precedent estate.

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