Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From the Year 1789 to 1817, 29 to 57 Geo. III, Volum 2

S. Sweet and Stevens and Sons, 1827

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Side 551 - Pultcney and his assigns for life, without impeachment of waste ; remainder to the use of the said Frances his wife for life without impeachment of waste ; remainder to trustees to preserve contingent remainders; remainder to the use of the first and...
Side 501 - Bart.,) their heirs and assigns, to the uses after mentioned ; (that is to say,) to the use of the said testator's son, the said plaintiff, James Houghton Langston, for and during the term of his natural life, without impeachment...
Side 203 - ... remainder to her first and other sons in tail male ; remainder to her daughters in tail general ; remainder...
Side 551 - Brook and his heirs and against all and every other person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or to claim by, from or under him, them or any of them Shall and Will Warrant and forever Defend by these presents.
Side 366 - ... equally to be divided between them, share and share alike, as tenants in common and not as joint tenants...
Side 544 - ... and most evident equity, not to carry on any transaction without the privity of him who must necessarily have a concern in every transaction with the principal debtor. You cannot keep him bound, and transact his affairs, (for they are as much his as your own,) without consulting him. You must let him judge whether he will give that indulgence contrary to the nature of his engagement.
Side 92 - A court of equity," said Lord Camden, "has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his rights and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call this court into activity but conscience, good faith, and reasonable diligence. Where these are wanting, the court is passive, and does nothing. Laches and neglect are always discountenanced, and therefore, from the beginning of this jurisdiction, there has always been a limitation to suits in this court.
Side 280 - These presumptions, to be drawn by the courts in the case of stale demands, are founded in substantial Justice and the clearest policy. If the party, having knowledge of his rights, will sit still, and, without asserting them, permit persons to act as if they did not exist, and to acquire interests, and consider themselves as owners of the property, there Is no reason why the presumption should not be raised. It is therefore well settled that the presumption that a demand has been satisfied prevails...
Side 522 - Master shall have made his report, and any of the parties are to be at liberty to apply to this Court, as they may be advised.
Side 750 - Surrey and the heirs male of his body and for default of such issue...

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