The Encyclopaedia Britannica; A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature; The R.S. Peale Reprint, with New Maps and Original American Arti

The Encyclopaedia Britannica; A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature; The R.S. Peale Reprint, with New Maps and Original American Arti

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...last of which contains a liberal definition of permanent improvements. In 1847 it was estimated that one-half of the land in Scotland was under entail; in 1827 the proportion was stated at one-third, the number of separate entails being about 1600. Since 1848, 616 deeds of entail, including reentails, 435 instruments of disentail, and 105 deeds of excambion have been recorded (Treatise on the History and Law of Entails in Scotland, by E. D. Sandford, 2d ed. 1842; see also the textcbqoka on conveyancing, minor works by Fergusson, Irvine, and Duff, and two essays by Lord Karnes).1 i"""'-i See Consideration! on the Laic of Forfeiture for Bigh Treason, by Mr Charles Vorke. Loudon, 1743. From a very early time' the Roman law of entail, or "substitution graduelle," was received in France. The very phrase of the digest, " ne de nomine exiret," was in common use. Insinuation, or recording in the books of a PrevotS Royale, or Bailliage Royal, was necessary to bind creditors. The institute, grew (gravatus), could by a hypotheque subeidiaire charge the estate with a provision for his wife. In 1747 the Chancellor D'Aguesseau, after collecting the opinions of all the local parliaments on the subject, passed the Ordonnances of Orleans and Moulin, which prohibited perpetual substitutions, but permitted them for two degrees (see Questions concernant les Substitutions, 1770; also Pothier's CEuwes Pusthum.es, torn, v., and art "Subs. Fidei-commissaire" in Merlin, xiiL 67). Substitutions of every kind were abolished by section 896 of the Code Napoleon, but at the same time, as was explained above, the emperor attempted to revive the system of majorats, or entails of subsidized dignities. He says his object is...show more

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