Missouri Appeal Reports Volume 116

Missouri Appeal Reports Volume 116

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...the land, paid nothing whatever for it, but was used as a mere conduit to pass the title from Theodore Rendlen to his wife Alice. Smith testified that the deed from Rendlen and wife to himself was made out and executed in his office; that he handed the deed to Mrs. Rendlen and she read it, and after it was acknowledged it was left in his office; that on the following day, at his oflice, he made a quit-claim deed from himself to Mrs. Rendlen; that she was not present when he made this deed and did not know that it was ex Rendlen v. Edwards. ecuted; that he kept both deeds in a private box in the safe in his oflice until he was notified by Theodore Rendlen of the death of his mother, when he had both deeds recorded and sent back to him and that he then sent them to Mrs. Alice Rendlen. Witness also testified that at the time the deeds were made it was not intended that they should be delivered; that the understanding was that he was to hold the deeds for Theodore Rendlen until after the death of his mother, and this was done and that the actual delivery of the deeds was made about two weeks after the death of Catharine Rendlen; that he was simply acting "as aid to the title;" that the condition of the transaction was gone over in a legal way and it was found that a delivery of the quit-claim deed before the death of Catharine Rendlen would not pass the title to Alice Rendlen, and that he so advised Theodore Rendlen and wife; that neither of the deeds were delivered to him but were simply left in his possession and kept by him until after Mrs. Catharine Rendlen's death; that the reason why Theodore Rendlen and wife adopted the procedure of making a deed to him and from him back to Mrs. Rendlen, was, as he understood it, that...show more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236853377
  • 9781236853370