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1760

Asheton Vs. Asheton

Court : US Supreme Court

ASHETON v. ASHETON - 1 U.S. 4 (1760) U.S. Supreme Court ASHETON v. ASHETON , 1 U.S. 4 (1760) 1 U.S. 4 (Dall.) The Lessee of Ashton v. Ashton Supreme Court of Pennsylvania April Term, 1760 On special Verdict. Devise to the first Heir Male of I.S. when he shall arrive to the Age of 21 Years, he paying to A. and B. the Daughters of I.S. L. 40 each. After Deviser's Death I.S. had a Son, who attained the Age of 21 Years, and paid his Sisters the L. 40 each. The Question was, whether the Son of I. S. could take by executory Devise? It was objected for the Defendant, 1st. That this being a present Devise it could not take Effect because to a Persor not in esse. 2nd. That though it might be construed a future Devise, yet it was too remote; for an executory Devise must take effect within the Compass of a Life or Lives in esse, or at farthest within nine Months after: And in this case I. S. might have had no Son but a Daughter, who might have had a Daughter, who might have had a Son, who...

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1759

HYAM'S LESSEE Vs. EDWARDS

Court : US Supreme Court

HYAM'S LESSEE v. EDWARDS - 1 U.S. 1 (1759) U.S. Supreme Court HYAM'S LESSEE v. EDWARDS, 1 U.S. 1 (1759) 1 U.S. 1 (Dall.) The Lessee of Hyam and others v. Edwards Supreme Court of Pennsylvania April Term, 1759 Copy of a Deed inrolled in the King's Bench in England, proved before the Lord Mayor of London to be a true one; allowed to be given in Evidence to a Jury to support a Title to Lands in this Province.* Footnotes [ Footnote * ] 11 mod. 2 c. 2. [ Hyam's Lessee v. Edwards Footnote 1 U.S. 1 (1759) ] ...

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1759

Bethel Vs. Lloyd

Court : US Supreme Court

BETHEL v. LLOYD - 1 U.S. 2 (1759) U.S. Supreme Court BETHEL v. LLOYD, 1 U.S. 2 (1759) 1 U.S. 2 (Dall.) Bethel v. Lloyd and Others. Supreme Court of Pennsylvania April Term, 1759 Partition. Plea nontenet insimul, & c. Defendants permitted to give in Evidence to the Jury, that some of them were not Tenants of the Freehold* but only Tenants at Will. Footnotes [ Footnote * ] Cro. El. 759. Litt. Rep.[ Bethel v. Lloyd Footnote 1 U.S. 2 (1759) ] ...

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