The Standard Encyclopedia; With Maps, Illustrations, and Pronunciation Volume 2

The Standard Encyclopedia; With Maps, Illustrations, and Pronunciation Volume 2

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...river; area, 475 square miles; capital, L'Original.--A town in Gronville county, 112 miles south-west of Montreal. Prescription, (pre-slertp'shun.) From L. prssscriptio, from prtescrioo71 write before. (Law.) A right and title to a thing grounded upon a continued possession. P. is negative, when i t relates to realty or corporeal hereditaments; jxwiVtre, when to incorporeal hereditaments. It is personal when it is in a man and his ancestors; if it is in right of a particular estate, it is termed PAnque estato. /. supposes a grant, and therefore can exist with regard to those things only which can pass by grant. In almost all the States there are express statute provisions regulating the doctrine of P. Generally, an uninterrupted possession of 20 years is required for the acquisition of real rights.--(Med.) The formula of a remedy for a disease, and the manner of using it, as given by a physician. Presentation, (pr s-en-ta'shiin.) From L.prtesentatio, a placing before. (Eccl. Law.) The act of a patron offering his clerk to the bishop, to be instituted in a benefice of his gift. An advowson is the right of P. A patron may revoke his P. before institution, but not afterwards. Presentment, (sent'ment.) From L. prsesmto, I place before. (Law.) An information by the jury in a court, before a judge who has jurisdiction in the matter. Properly speaking, it is the notice taken by the grand jury, of their own knowledge, without any bill of ink diet merit at the suit of the government, of any offence, nuisance, libel, Ac.--(Com.) The production of a promissory note or bill of exchange to the party on whom it is drawn, for his acceptance (if it be a bill of exchange), or to the person bound to pay either, for payment thereof. Presents, more

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