Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery During the Time of Lord Chancellor Sugden Volume 2

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery During the Time of Lord Chancellor Sugden Volume 2

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...of 1841 had been duly registered, the issue of the marriage were entitled, in respect of the estates and interests limited to them, to priority over the rent-charge of 600/. per annum. And James Wise said, that before the execution of the settlement of 1841 he had heard and believed, and Edward Wise said, that since the execution thereof, he had heard and believed that the said lands were charged with the rentcharge of 600/. per annum by the will of James Wise. 1845. Wise r. Wise. Statement. Belinda Hornibrooke, a judgment creditor of Thomas James Wise, said that she knew nothing of the will of VOL. II. 2 E James Wise, or of the devise of the rent-charge to John Wise; and that she neither admitted nor disputed, nor knew anything whatever about the validity or priority of the rent-charge of 600/., or of the plaintiff's title thereto; and referred to such proof as he should make in respect thereof: and denied notice. The cause was heard upon pleadings and proofs as against the defendants, Thomas James Wise, James Wise, Edward Wise, William Crooke, and Belinda Hornibrooke; and upon an order to take the bill as confessed against the other defendants. Henry Blakeney Wise and Thomas Wise, who alone, of the persons present at the reading of the will of James Wise (except the defendant, Thomas James Wise), were still living, were examined. Henry B. Wise deposed that, after the funeral, he went to the house of James Wise, to hear his will read; that upon that occasion a will of James Wise was produced by one of i his sons, and was opened and read, but he could not say by whom, in the presence of the sons of the testator and the other persons assembled; that it was the last will of James Wise which was opened and read; that he saw the will, but could not...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236501659
  • 9781236501653