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Page 250 - shall be valid unless it shall be executed in manner hereinafter mentioned; (that is to say) it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction, and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of
Page 497 - or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or by some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorised.
Page 103 - corporate, or collegiate, as well as an individual ; and every word importing the singular number only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things as well as to one person or thing, and every word importing the masculine gender only shall extend and be applied to a female as well as a male.
Page 262 - person in his lifetime or at the time of his death, or an indefinite failure of his issue, shall be construed to mean a want or failure of issue in the lifetime or at the time of the death of such person, and not an indefinite failure of his issue, unless
Page 261 - That no will or codicil, or any part thereof, shall be revoked otherwise than by another will or codicil executed in manner hereinbefore required, or by some writing declaring an intention to revoke the same, and executed in the manner in which a will is hereinbefore required to be executed, or by the burning,
Page 250 - and If the same shall come to the executor or administrator, either by reason of a special occupancy or by virtue of this act, it shall be assets in his hands, and shall go and be applied and distributed in the same manner as the personal estate of the testator or intestate.—
Page 369 - London or any other place, by virtue of any custom there used of the goods and chattels of the bankrupt, shall receive upon such security or attachment more than a rateable part of such debt, except in respect of any execution or extent served and levied by seizure upon, or any mortgage of
Page 228 - in his presence and by his direction ; and the signature be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more credible witnesses present at one time, who subscribe their names to the
Page 250 - An act to amend and consolidate the laws relating to the pay of the royal navy," respecting the wills of petty officers and seamen in the royal navy, and non-commissioned officers of marines and marines, so far as relates to their wages, pay, prize-money, bounty-money, and allowances or other monies payable in respect of services in
Page 251 - or debts) shall be thereby given or made, such devise, legacy, estate, interest, gift or appointment, shall, so far only as concerns such person attesting the execution of such will, or any person claiming under him, be utterly null and void, and such person shall be admitted as a witness to the execution of such will