Draft of a Civil Code for the State of New York

Weed, Parsons, 1862 - 412 pages

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Page 42 - A thing is deemed to be affixed to land when it is attached to it by roots, as in the case of trees, vines, or shrubs; or imbedded in it, as in the case of walls; or permanently resting upon it, as in the case of buildings; or permanently attached to what is thus permanent, as by means of cement, plaster, nails, bolts, or screws.
Page xciv - Secretary; 3. If against a minor under the age of fourteen years: to such minor personally, and also to his father, mother, or guardian; or if there be none within the State, then to any person having the care or control of such minor, or with whom he resides, or in whose service he is employed; 4.
Page 120 - That words, in general, are to be taken in their ordinary and grammatical sense, unless a clear intention to use them in another can be collected, and that other can be ascertained...
Page 159 - Every person is bound, without contract, to abstain from injuring the person or property of another, or infringing upon any of his rights.
Page 48 - Subject to the rules of this title, and of Part I of this division, a freehold estate, as well as a chattel real, may be created to commence at a future day; an estate for life may be created in a term of years, and a remainder limited thereon; a remainder of a freehold or chattel real, either contingent or vested, may be created, expectant on the determination of a term of years...
Page 102 - ... void by reason of the actual possession of a person claiming under a title adverse to that of the grantor...
Page 57 - Where an express trust relating to real property is created for any purpose not specified in the preceding sections of this article, no estate shall vest in the trustees ; but the trust, if directing or authorizing the performance of any act which may be lawfully performed under a power, shall be valid as a power in trust, subject to the provisions of this chapter.
Page 11 - A marriage is void from the time its nullity is declared by a court of competent jurisdiction if either party thereto : 1.
Page 221 - Every one who offers to the public to carry persons, property, or messages, excepting only telegraphic messages, is a common carrier of whatever he thus offers to carry.
Page 349 - A mortgage of personal property is void as against creditors of the mortgagor and subsequent purchasers and incumbrancers of the property in good faith and for value, unless : 1. It is...

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