The Territories Law Reports Volume 5

The Territories Law Reports Volume 5

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...a year from one Alfred White a property called and known as the American Hotel situated on lot No. 17 in block No. 14 in the town of Medicine Hat, with the right, within two years, of purchasing the said land and property at the sum of $2,500. On or about the 12th November, 1899, -the said White died intestate, leaving a widow and two children. On 14th June, 1910, the defendant, Kate White, the widow of the late Alfred White, was duly appointed administratrix of the estate of her late husband, the said late Alfred White, and the said land and property went to and vested in the defendant as administratrix of the deceased. On or about the 19th July, the plaintiff notified the defendant in writing that he accepted and claimed said right to purchase the property in question, and at the same time offered to pay the said purchase money, but the defendant refused to carry out said sale to the plaintiff. The plaintiff, therefore, claims specific performance. There are two distinct issues in this action: the issue of law and the issue of facts. The issue of law, which I will consider first, is that the plaintiff has no right of action against the defendant as the personal representative of the deceased Alfred White or against his estate. Our law in the Territories is different, as to the descent of land, from the law of England. In England the land goes to the heirs and the personal property goes to the personal representatives. In the Territories land goes to the personal representatives of the deceased owner thereof in the same manner as personal estate goes, and is dealt with Judgment. and distributed as personal estate. When a lessor gives Rouleau J. an option to his lessee to purchase within a certain time the premises leased, this option..show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973224
  • 9781236973221