“Simplicity was the striking feature of the common law, in regards as well to the estates which might be created, as to the modes by which they might be raised. Estates could only be limited in possession, or by way of remainder, that is, on the natural expiration of the preceding estate…”
By a British lawyer, judge and Conservative politician, Edward Burtenshaw Sugden.
"Lectures ... delivered, by request, before the faculty and students of the Union theological seminary in New York, during the winter of 1874-'5"--Pref
Principles of contract at law and in equity; being a treatise on the general principles concerning the validity of agreements, with a special view to the comparison of law and equity, and with references to the Indian contract act, and occasionally to Rom
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