The True Principles of Legislation with Regard to Property Given for Charitable Or Other Public Uses: (Being an Essay which Obtained the Yorke Prize of the University of Cambridge.)

Reeves and Turner, 1880 - 280 Seiten

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Seite 76 - He gave the little wealth he had, To build a house for fools and mad: And showed by one satiric touch, No nation wanted it so much: That kingdom he hath left his debtor, I wish it soon may have a better.
Seite 78 - ... sealed, and delivered, in the presence of two or more credible witnesses, twelve calendar months at least before the death of such donor or grantor (including the days of the execution and death), and be enrolled in his Majesty's High Court of Chancery within six calendar months next after the execution thereof...
Seite 32 - Now the departing prayer is read: He hardly breathes. The Dean is dead.' Before the passing-bell begun, The news through half the town has run. 'O, may we all for death prepare! What has he left? And who's his heir?
Seite 79 - Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and after the Twenty-fourth Day of June One thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, if any Engraver, Etcher, Printseller.
Seite 77 - Lord 1736, no manors, lands, tenements, rents, advowsons, or other hereditaments, corporeal or incorporeal, whatsoever, nor any sum or sums of money, goods, chattels, stocks in the public funds, securities for money, or any other personal estate whatsoever, to be laid out or disposed of in the purchase of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments...
Seite 77 - ... by deed, indented, sealed and delivered in the presence of two or more credible witnesses, twelve calendar months at least before the death of such donor or grantor (including the days of...
Seite 78 - ... tenements, or hereditaments, or of any estate or interest therein, or of any charge or incumbrance affecting or to affect...
Seite 77 - Charta and divers other wholesome laws as prejudicial to and against the common utility ; nevertheless this publick mischief has of late greatly increased by many large and improvident alienations or dispositions made by languishing or dying persons or by other persons to uses called charitable uses to take place after their deaths to the disherison of their lawful heirs.
Seite 161 - ... than by a few general words) with their neighbours the mortals; and thus they lie under the disadvantage of living like foreigners in their own country.
Seite 78 - ... extend, or be construed to extend, to any purchase of any estate or interest in lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any transfer of any stock, to be made really and bona fide for a full and valuable consideration actually paid at or before the making such conveyance or transfer without fraud or collusion.

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