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" For though, as there are no words of inheritance, or heirs, mentioned in the grant, it cannot be construed to be a fee, it shall however be construed to be as large an estate as the words of the donation will bear, and therefore an estate for life. "
Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books - Page 117
by William Blackstone - 1794
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court: And ..., Volume 7

Esek Cowen, New York (State). Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1837 - 826 pages
...expressions before mentioned, but also by a general grant without defining or limiting any specific estate, as if one grants to AB the manor of Dale. This makes him tenant for life." The grant here, if for life, is of the latter description. It is created by operation of law. No relation...
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The Principles of the Law of Real Property, According to the Text of ...

William Blackstone, James Stewart - Law - 1837 - 342 pages
....- •*-,*!* wiilcreatean out defining or limiting any specific estate. As, it one estate for life, grants to AB the manor of Dale, this makes him tenant for life.c For though, as there are no words of inheritance, or heirs, mentioned in the grant, it cannot...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books; with an ..., Volume 1

William Blackstone - Great Britain - 1838 - 910 pages
...words before mentioned, but also by a general grant, without defining or limiting any specific estate. As, if one grants to AB the manor of Dale, this makes him tenant for life (rf). For though, as there are no words of inheritance or heirs, mentioned in the grant, it cannot...
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Commentaries on Colonial and Foreign Laws: Generally, and in Their ..., Volume 2

William Burge - Comparative law - 1838 - 910 pages
...before mentioned, but also by a general grant without defining or limiting any specific estate ; and if one grants to AB the manor of Dale, this makes him tenant for life, (e) Such a grant at large, or a (a) Irish Stat. 4 and 5 W. 4, c. 92, § 63. (6) Litt. $ 56. (c) 1 Bl....
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly Founded on Blackstone).

Henry John Stephen - English law - 1841 - 626 pages
...words before mentioned, but also by a general grant, without defining or limiting any specific estate. As if one grants to AB the manor of Dale, this makes him (a) Wiight's Tenures, 190. (c) Vid« sup. 162, 166. [[tenant for life(e). For though, as there are...
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The Rights of Heirship, Or, The Doctrine of Descents and Consanguinity: As ...

Henry Kent Staple Causton - Inheritance and succession - 1842 - 346 pages
...by construction of a general grant, where no other specific estate shall be defined. As if one grant to AB the manor of Dale, this makes him tenant for life ! : for though, as there are no words of « Wright, 190. t Co. Litt. 42. t Litt. § 56. inheritance...
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Books 1 & 2

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1860 - 874 pages
...before r*ioi mentioned, but also by a general grant, without defining or limiting any L specific estate. As, if one grants to AB the manor of Dale, this makes him tenant for life.(rf) For though, as there are no words of inheritance or heirs, mentioned in the grant, it cannot...
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New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (partly Founded on Blackstone)

Henry John Stephen - Law - 1863 - 812 pages
...words before mentioned, but also by a general grant, without denning or limiting any specific estate. As if one grants to AB the manor of Dale, this makes him tenant for life (g). For though, as there are no words of inheritance, or heirs, mentioned in the grant, it cannot...
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A Treatise on the Remedy by Ejectment and the Law of Adverse Enjoyment in ...

Ransom Hebbard Tyler - Adverse possession - 1870 - 982 pages
...limiting any specific estate, but if one grants land to another, this makes the grantee tenant for life. As there are no words of inheritance or heirs mentioned in the grant, it cannot be construed to be a fee ; it will, however, be construed to be as large an estate as the words of the...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1872 - 776 pages
...also by a general grant, without defining or limiting any specific estate. As, if one grants to А В the manor of Dale, this makes him tenant for life,...inheritance or heirs mentioned in the grant, it cannot be construed to be a fee, it shall however be construed to be as large an estate as the words of the donation...
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