Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Courts of Law and Equity of the State of North Carolina: From the Year 1789, to the Year [1806], Volume 2

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Page 263 - Clinton, in his actual Possession now being by virtue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made for ,one whole Year by Indenture, bearing Date the Day next before the Day of the Date of these Presents, and by Force of the Statute for transferring of Uses into Possession, and to his Heirs and Assigns forever...
Page 260 - WITNESSETH that the said party, of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of One Thousand two hundred dollars, lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the party of the second part...
Page 111 - ... into the lawfulness thereof, and to remove the same if unlawful, and that such remedy ought not to be denied or delayed.
Page 216 - ... belonging to any person indebted, shall be liable to and chargeable with all just debts, duties and demands, of what nature or kind soever, owing by any such person to his Majesty or any of his subjects, and shall and may be assets for the satisfaction thereof, in like manner as real estates are by the law of England liable to the satisfaction of debts due by bond or other specialty...
Page 252 - ... equally to be divided between them, share and share alike, as tenants in common and not as joint tenants...
Page 314 - The Constitution is the work or will of the people themselves, in their original, sovereign, and unlimited capacity.
Page 262 - Land appertaining or in any wise belonging, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents and services of the said Premises...
Page 91 - The fourth section provides, after enumerating certain disabilities, and the time within which suit must be brought after they shall cease, that "all possessions held without suing such claim as aforesaid shall be a perpetual bar against all and all manner of persons whatever, that the expectation of heirs may not, in a short time, leave much land unpossessed, and titles so perplexed that no man will know from whom to take or buy land.
Page 107 - This state cannot declare that an act done in Virginia by a citizen of Virginia shall be criminal and punishable in this state. Our penal laws can only extend to the limits of this State, except as to our own citizens.
Page 268 - ... upon the reasonable request, and at the proper costs and charges in the law, of the said...

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