Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 225
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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...real estate. It at most provides a method by which the proceeds of a, leasehold, not sold in the process of administration, may be distributed, or the leasehold itself divided, among the heirs or devisees. Section 4160 is found in the chapter on "Laws," in the article concerning the "Construction of Stat utes," and so far as applicable, it reads: "The construction of all statutes of this State shall be by the following additional rules, unless such construction be plainly repugnant to the intent of the Legislature, or of the context of the same statute: First, words and phrases shall be taken in their plain or ordinary and usual sense, but technical words and phrases having a peculiar and appropriate meaning in law shall be understood according to their technical import;... ninth, the terms 'real property' or 'premises, ' or 'real estate' or 'lands, ' shall be deemed to be coextensive with lands, tenements and hereditaments; tenth, the words 'personal property' shall include money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt; eleventh, the word 'property' shall include real and personal property." It will be observed that chattels real are not said to be real estate, and that "chattels" are defined as personal property, and that word, standing alone, means chattels real as well as chattels personal. We will assume, though it is a liberal assumption, that this section is meant to be a definition of the words "real estate" wherever used in any of the statutes, and that it is not confined in its application to the chapter in which used, as in section 936. If it means to say that a leasehold or a...
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