A Digest of the Reported Cases Adjudged in the Several Courts Held in Pennsylvania; Together with Some Manuscript Cases

A Digest of the Reported Cases Adjudged in the Several Courts Held in Pennsylvania; Together with Some Manuscript Cases

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... well to the personal right of priority of choice which their falher would have had, if he had succeeded the intestate, as to the share of their father. Hersha v. Brmneman, 6 S. & R. 2. 33. Where the real estate of au intestate, which cannot be divided without prejudice, is adjudged to, and accepted by, the heir at law, the fee in the premises does not vest in him until he has paid, or secured to be paid, the valuation money to those who are entitled to receive it. Walton v. Willis, 1 D. 351. 34. Quere, Whether the privilege of election, granted to the eldest son, extends for the benefits of his alienee, when he has conveyed voluntarily his lohole undivided interest to such alienee, or to the sheriff's vendee, when his whole interest is sold under an execution. Kline v. Grayson, 4 Binn. 225. 35. %d died intestate, seised in fee of three tracts of land, and leaving one son and five daughters. By virtue of an execution against the son, his undivided sixth part of one of the tracts was sold to B, by the sheriff: the son afterwards conveyed to C all his estate in trust for the support of his wife and children, and finally was discharged by the insolvent law, and assigned all his property to D, for the benefit of his creditors. Proceedings were then had in the Orphans' Court, by which the estate oM was divided into three parts, of which each of the three tracts was made one, and each was valued for the purpose of election, according to the act of assembly. B and C presented separate petitions, each prayiiigto be allowed tn elect in right of the son, but electing different tracts: D did not interfere. The Orphans' Court rejected both petitions, and determined that the right of election had passed to the eldest daughter. Held, that the son having...
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  • Paperback | 434 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 771g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236558804
  • 9781236558800