A Treatise on the American Law of Real Property, Volume 3

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Little, Brown, 1876 - Real property

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Page 233 - And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
Page 174 - ... 1. Where it has been usually cultivated or improved; 2. Where it has been protected by a substantial enclosure; 3.
Page 214 - We know of no case in which a legislative act to transfer the property of A to B, without his consent, has ever been held a constitutional exercise of legislative power in any State in the Union. On the contrary, it has been constantly resisted, as inconsistent with just principles, by every judicial tribunal in which it has been attempted to be, enforced.
Page 168 - Every person in the actual possession of lands or tenements, under claim and color of title, made in good faith, and who shall for seven successive years continue in such possession, and shall also, during said time, pay all taxes legally assessed on such lands or tenements, shall be held...
Page 365 - Rounds as aforesaid; and that I will, and my heirs, executors and administrators shall warrant and defend the same to the said Thomas M. Rounds heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 39 - If the decedent leaves several children, or one child and the issue of one or more children, and any such surviving child dies under age and not having been married, all the estate that came to the deceased child by inheritance from such decedent descends in equal shares to the other children of the same parent and to the issue of any such other children who are dead, by right of representation.
Page 431 - But every deed is to be construed according to the intention of the parties...
Page 515 - Majesty, and her most noble progenitors, as by sundry other well-disposed persons: some for relief of aged, impotent and poor people, some for maintenance of sick and maimed soldiers and mariners, schools of learning, free schools, and scholars in universities, some for repair of bridges, ports, havens, causeways, churches, seabanks and highways, some for education and preferment of orphans...
Page 174 - ... 4. Where a known farm or a single lot has been partly improved, the portion of such farm or lot that may have been left not cleared, or not inclosed according to the usual course and custom of the adjoining country, shall be deemed to have been occupied for the same length of time as the part improved and cultivated.
Page 166 - An action, the limitation of which is not specially prescribed in this or the last title, must be commenced within ten years after the cause of action accrues.

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