An Abridgment of the American Law of Real Property, Volume 2

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C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1839 - Real property

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Page 55 - But a license is an authority to do a particular act, or series of acts, upon another's land, without possessing any estate therein.
Page 436 - On this day of 19 .... before me personally appeared , to me known to be the person described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he executed the same as his free act and deed.
Page 314 - Coke defines it to be a conveyance of an estate or right in esse, whereby a voidable estate is made sure and unavoidable, or whereby a particular estate is increased ; and the words of making it are these : "Have given, granted, ratified, approved and confirmed.
Page 126 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other states that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor.
Page 542 - A power is an authority to do some act in relation to lands, or the creation of estates therein, or of charges thereon, which the owner granting or reserving such power, might himself lawfully perform.
Page 47 - ... and the survivors and survivor of them, and the executors and administrators of such survivor, share and share alike, as tenants in common, and not as joint tenants...
Page 9 - And as touching my worldly estate, wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life, I give, devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form : Item 1st.
Page 529 - M., all the remainder and residue of all the effects, both real and personal, which I shall die possessed of.
Page 497 - The rule is that if the testator lets the will stand until he dies, it is his will; if he does not suffer it to do so, it is not his will.
Page 310 - An exchange is a mutual grant of equal interests, the one in consideration of the other. The word "exchange...

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