The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity

The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity : From the Year 1785, as Are Still of Practical Utility Volume 56

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...reversion to the four first named defendants in this cause, on trust to sell the same, as this Court should direct, and stand possessed of the purchase-money, on trust to pay certain costs and expenses, and then in trust to apply the monies to arise from the sale, in such manner as this Court should direct, in aid of the testator's personal estate, for payment of his debts, in the same manner as if the reversion had not escheated. This bill was filed for the purpose of having the trusts of that grant carried into execution; and it was alleged, that the suit had become necessary, in consequence of the defendant Edward Hamlyn Adams claiming to be entitled to the reversion of such of the estates in question as were situate in the county of Cardigan, as the lord of certain manors, under which the estates were held; 'and the bill charged, that Mr. Adams sometimes alleged, that the reversion of these estates had escheated to him discharged of the testator's debts, and sometimes alleged, that the testator's personal estate was not insufficient for the payment of his debts. The defendant Adams, by his answer, stated that on the 18th of December, 1829, the two manors of Gwynioneth Iskerdin, and Caerwedros were granted to him in fee by the Crown; that part of the real estates of the testator were held of the said respective manors, and that certain mortuaries and chief rents were payable to him as lord of the said manors; that the mortuaries and some arrears of chief rents were due to him, and he submitted that the same ought to be paid to him, out of the sums received and paid into Court by the receiver. He then submitted, that he, as lord of the two manors, was entitled to the reversion in fee expectant on the death...show more

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