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 12

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...point is concerned. The defendants appealed from this decision as reported in 1 D. F. & J., but the appeal was dismissed. The same counsel appeared for both parties, and the argu ments for the appellants are very fully dealt with in the (1) 29 R. R. 151 (2 Sim. 502). following judgment of Kmonr Bauoa, L. J., reported in 1 CARVER..... 1!--1 23. The controversy now for decision in this cause is upon the "L. question of the equitable validity or equitable invalidity of a 1D.F.8z deed of appointment dated the 16th of May, 1829, concerning J'5'59 a real estate in Caermarthenshire, which was executed by Mrs. Sarah Carver after the death of her husband Daniel Carver, who died in the year 1827. There is no fact in dispute unless so far as from undisputed facts the appellants draw inferences which the respondents say ought not to be drawn. All depends on the true meaning and effect of certain deeds dated respectively in 1807, 1813, 1820, 1826 and 1829, and the effect of the circumstances mentioned in those deeds or in some of them, together with the admitted death of Mrs. Sarah Carver, which happened in the year 1842. The deed of 1829 is that which at the outset I mentioned as dated the 16th of May in that year. The deeds of 1813 are two in number, one dated the 16th, the other the 19th, of July. There are two deeds of 1826, but only one of them seems at present important, that namely of the 18th of July. The nature and dircumstances of the several instruments, so far as it can be useful now to state them, were thus. (His Lordship here stated the efiect of the several instruments particularly mentioned above.) The appellants in support of their contention for the equitable invalidity of the deed of 1829 have stated more

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