Reports of Cases in the High Court of Chancery, from 1757 to 1766: From the Original Manuscripts of Lord Chancellor Northington, Volume 1

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Page 261 - ... remainder to the first and other sons of the marriage in tail male; remainder to the first and other...
Page 214 - So the discretion which is to be executed here is to be governed by the rules of law and equity, which are not to oppose, but each in its turn to be subservient to the other. This discretion in some cases follows the law implicitly ; in others, assists it and advances the remedy ; in others again it relieves against the abuse or allays the rigour of it; but in no case does it contradict or overturn the grounds or principles thereof, as has been sometimes ignorantly imputed to this Court. That is...
Page 180 - I do direct that the receipt and receipts of my said trustees, and the survivor of them, and the heirs and assigns of such survivor...
Page 408 - Dictionary, a perpetuity is defined to be any limitation tending to take the subject of it out of commerce for a longer period than a life or lives in being, and twenty-one years beyond; and in case of a posthumous child, a few months more, allowing for the term of gestation.
Page 321 - And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a man die, and have no son, then ye shall cause his inheritance to pass unto his daughter.
Page 109 - That if a man hath lands in fee and lands for years, and deviseth all his lands and tenements, the...
Page 140 - ... the condition was held void ; and although precedent in its character, that, nevertheless, the gift took effect. And in another case,4 where the testator directed, that if " his niece lived with her husband, his executors should pay her 2 per month, and no more ; but if she lived from him, and with her mother, then they should allow her =5 per month " ; it was held that the legatee was entitled to the largest sum, without living apart from her husband ; and Lord Keeper Henly thought, as...
Page 48 - Philip the son for life, remainder to trustees to preserve contingent remainders, remainder to his first and other sons in tail male, remainder to...
Page 138 - No point is better established than that a person having a power must execute it bona fide for the end designed, otherwise it is corrupt and void.
Page 224 - Twenty years ago I imbibed this principle, that the trust is the estate at law in this Court, and governed by the same rules in general, as all real property is, by imitation.

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