Kirchwey's Cases on the Law of Mortgage

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Page 248 - ... every such conveyance not so recorded shall be void, as against any subsequent purchaser in good faith and for a valuable consideration of the same real estate, or any portion thereof, whose conveyance shall be first duly recorded.
Page 629 - A mortgage of real property shall not be deemed a conveyance, whatever its terms, so as to enable the owner of the mortgage to recover possession of the real property without a foreclosure and sale.
Page 420 - And there is great reason and justice in this rule, for necessitous men are not, truly speaking, free men, but to answer a present exigency will submit to any terms that the crafty may impose upon them.
Page 22 - ... if the court should be of opinion that the plaintiff was not entitled to recover.
Page 162 - ... which is not accompanied by an Immediate delivery, and followed by an actual and continued change of possession of the things mortgaged, is absolutely void as against the creditors of the mortgagor, and as against subsequent purchasers and mortgagees in good faith, unless the mortgage, or a true copy thereof, Is filed as directed in this article.
Page 540 - It is a general and well settled principle that the assignee of a chose in action takes it subject to the same equity it was subject to in the hands of the assignor, but this rule is generally understood to mean the equity residing in the original obligor or debtor, and not an equity residing in some third person against the assignor.
Page 660 - Every such conveyance not so recorded is void as against any subsequent purchaser in good faith and for a valuable consideration, from the same vendor, his heirs or devisees, of the same real property or any portion thereof, whose conveyance is first duly recorded.
Page 761 - ... together with the appurtenances, and all the estate and rights of the party of the first part in and to said premises.
Page 200 - A seal upon an executory instrument, hereafter executed, is only presumptive evidence of a sufficient consideration, which may be rebutted, as if the instrument was not sealed.
Page 119 - The bill prayed a foreclosure of the rights of the mortgagor and of the judgment creditors, and a sale of the mortgaged property, and the application of the proceeds to the payment of the plaintiff's claims according to law.

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