The Revised Statutes of the State of New York, and Additional Laws to 1845, Reduced to Questions and Answers for the Use of Schools and Families
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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...&c, on Sunday? It is not, except meats, milk, and fish, which may be sold at any time before nine o'clock in the morning. When two boats meet on the Hudson river, or any other waters within the jurisdiction of this State, on which side shall thev pass? Each shall keep to the right. REVISED STATUTES OP THE STATE OF NEW YORK. PART SECOND. CHAPTER I. Of what does Chapter First cf Part Second of the Revised Statutes treat?-Of the title by which we hold real estate, and the persons legally capable of holding and conveying such estate. Who are deemed the original possessors of the property of this State? The people. When a person dies without heirs, to whom does his property belong? To the people of the State.' When real estate descends to persons under twenty-one years of age, who are to be the'guardians of such infants? 1. The father of the infant. 2. If there be no father, the mother. 3. If there be no father or mother, the nearest and eldest relative of full age, not being under any legal incapacity. In regard to relatives of the same degree of consanguinity, which is to be preferred, the male or the female? The male. When the property descends to the infant by a will, who is to be. the guardian? The person appointed in the will. Who is capable of holding real estate, or of taking the same by descent, devise, or purchase, within this State t Every citizen of the United States. Who are capable of selling or aliening lands 1 All persons capable of holding lands (except idiots, persons of unsound mind, and infants). What are those persons called who were born in another country, and who are residing within the United States without having taken the oath of allegiance? Aliens. Can an alien hold real estate? He cannot, unless he makes oath...
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