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The laws respecting wills, testaments, and codicils, and executors, administrators, and guardians, Laid down in a plain and easy Manner; in which all technical Terms of Law are familiarly explained; and in which The Statute of Wills, and such Parts of the Statute of Frauds and Perjuries as relate to the Subject of Devises, are particularly considered and expounded: with Remarks and Directions For the Use of those who are desirous of making their own Wills. Also The Methods of Descent and Distribution of Property, where no will is Made; as collected from the several reports and other books of authority, Up to the Present Time. Containing likewise a complete abstract of the Legacy Act, An Account of the Expence of proving a Will, and of obtaining Letters of Administration; the Stamps on which Discharges for Legacies and Distributive Shares, are to be written, &c. &c. With an appendix of precedents; Comprising a great Variety of the most approved Forms of Wills, Testaments, Codicils, &c. relative to every Description of Property. The third edition corrected and much enlarged. By the author of the laws respecting landlords and tenants.

  • Bird, James Barry.
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London : printed for W. Clarke and Son, Portugal-Street, Lincoln's-Inn, [1799]

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[8],132,[4]p. ; 80.


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ESTC T107646



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