Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts [1870-1883]; With Notes and References to Kindred Cases and Authorities Volume 24

Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts [1870-1883]; With Notes and References to Kindred Cases and Authorities Volume 24

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...special grant. But what strikes me throughout the whole case is this, that there is, in this paper title which has been set up, a great meagreness with respect to several documents which are referred to, but none of which is produced, and for the non-production of which no cause is assigned. For instance, I will refer to this very; document I have been speaking of, of the 15th of Novem er, 1660, executed immediately after the Restoration, which took lace in May. 1660. In that document a reference is marie to the title being vested in His Majesty King Charles II; by means of a surrender which had been executed upon the 1st of July, in the 16th year of the reign of the late King Charles of blessed memory by Lord Chichester. Now, it is curious that that being represented to be a surrender made by Lord Chichester to King Charles I, by means of which the title of Charles II is introduced, and the deed being specified bg the day of the month and the year, namely, the 1st day of uly in the 16th of Charles I, when you find an instrument of surrender, referred to in the grant to Lord Donegall which is the next document (Sthis and the next document were referred to in the Appen ix to the printed case prepared by the appellants--a grant made not quite a year after the indenture of demise to Sir John Clotworthy, conveying the reversion to Lord Donegall, ou find it is referred to in this way-the mode in which llflis Majesty is supposed to be entitled to it is by virtue of a surrender made on the 24th of September, in the 14th year of his reign, by Edward, Viscount Chichester, and his son Arthur, the now Earl of Donegall. Now, that is obvious; another instrument and that instrument is not produce, we know nothing about it. It is of very great...
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  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 708g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817915
  • 9781236817914