The House of Lords Session 1842

The House of Lords Session 1842

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...contained in his Will " the First Male Heir of the Branch of his Uncle Richard Chilcott's Family?" The first Inquiry would seem to be whether any Person could fill out and answer the Description contained in the Will, " First Male Heir of the Branch of his Uncle's Family?" And if the Word " First" had not been found in the Will, and the Devise had been simply to the "Male Heir of the Branch of his Uncle Richard's Family," it is possible, though, in the State of the Family at the Time the Will was made, in the highest Degree improbable, that upon certain Events taking place the Description contained in the Will might have been satisfied. For if, before the Time when the Remainder must vest by Law, all the Daughters of Richard had died without any of them leaving Issue except One, and that One leaving a Son or a Male Descendant, such Son or Male Heir might be considered "the Male Heir of the Branch of his Uncle Richard's Opinions of Judges. Lord Chief Justice Tindal. ( 11 ) Richard's Family" within a certain Latitude of Expression; such Person heing Doe . Perratt. at the same Time the direct Heir Male of one of the Daughters of Richard and the Heir of the other Daughters, and thus uniting in himself the Character of Heir Male to the several Coparceners, and in some Sense that of Heir Male of his Uncle Richard's "Branch of the Chilcott Family," which is probably what the Testator intended by the Expression "the Branch of his Uncle's Family." But neither did such an Event ever happen, nor at the Time of making the Will was such a State of the Family within the Reach of Probability; for at that Time, of the Five Daughters of Richard, Mary, the eldest, had Four...
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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943791
  • 9781236943798