Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery Volume . 24

Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery Volume . 24

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...there is no Lew equity arising out of the circumstance of a share of the residue being due to him instead of the Plaintifls. The question is the same. The representatives of Sarah, moreover, were aware'of the title ofJane Morgan, and stat-ed it upon their answer, when they had an opportunity of raising any case applicable to their defence as to that share of the residue. And 'for their complete protection in this '348 respect, if any more were needed, all the other parties are willing now to give them, for the purpose of inquiry, the benefit of any case which they could have suggested upon their answer: Greenwood v. Atkinson (a). The principal question in this suit, ---whether W. Morgan died intestate, ---depends upon the question, whether the will or codicil of Sarah Zllorgan was a valid execution of a power given her by W. Morgan to dispose of all his property, of which he made her tenant for life. The intestacy (if it existed) arose on the death of Sarah Morgan, in May, 1820. Itanears, by the Master's report, that not only Sarah Kinnersleg, who is represented by the Plaintiffs, but also one Jane llforgan, deceased, were next of kin of the testator, W. Morgan; and, therefore, that the Plaintiffs had inaccurately claimed as representing sole next of kin tf W. lilovgan, and that the representatives of Jane Morgan ought regularly to have been par ties to the original suit. The supplemental bill against Godsall was not filed until 1843, after the original cause was at issue; and there was, therefore, no representative of Jane Morgan a party to any proceedings for the recovery of the estate of the alleged intestate until upwards of twenty years after the title, if any, of Jane Morgan, or her representatives, accrued. The Defendants, who.show more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123650612X
  • 9781236506122