A Treatise on Special Subjects of the Law of Real Property: Containing an Outline of All Real-property Law and More Elaborate Treatment of the Subjects of Fixtures, Incorporeal Hereditaments, Tenures and Alodial Holdings, Uses, Trusts, and Powers, Qualified Estates, Mortgages, Future Estates and Interests, Perpetuities, and Accumulations

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Little, Brown,, 1904 - 913 pages
 

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Page 316 - All valuable mineral deposits in lands belonging to the United States, both surveyed and unsurveyed, are hereby declared to be free and open to exploration and purchase, and the lands in which they are found to occupation and purchase, by citizens of the United States...
Page 659 - Dollars ($500) in gold coin of the United States of the present standard of weight and fineness...
Page 438 - No estate or interest in lands, other than leases for a term not exceeding one year, nor any trust or power over or concerning lands, or in any manner relating thereto, shall hereafter be created, granted, assigned, surrendered, or declared, unless by act or operation of law, or by deed, or conveyance in writing, subscribed by the party creating, granting, assigning, surrendering, or declaring the same, or by his lawful agent thereunto authorized by writing.
Page 438 - June [1677] all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 238 - Private roads may be opened in the manner to be prescribed by law ; but in every case the necessity of the road and the amount of all damage to be sustained by the opening thereof shall be first determined by a jury of free-holders and such amount, together with the expenses of the proceeding, shall be paid by the person to be benefited.
Page 106 - Such subscription shall be made by the testator in the presence of each of the attesting witnesses, or shall be acknowledged by him to have been so made to each of the attesting witnesses.
Page 388 - All lands ; within this State are declared to be allodial, so that, subject only to the liability to escheat, the entire and absolute property is vested in the owners, according to the nature of their respective estates.
Page 321 - But a license to hunt in a man's park and carry away the deer killed to his own use; to cut down a tree in a man's ground, and to carry...
Page 846 - The absolute power of alienation shall not be suspended by any limitation or condition whatever, for a longer period than during the continuance of not more than two lives in being at the creation of the estate, except in the single case mentioned in the next section.
Page 50 - ... equity regards that as done which ought to be done.

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