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38 Property by descent-Construction of statutes-Inheritable blood

ASSIGNMENTS FOR CREDITORS.

39 Constitutionality of insolvency laws.

40 What constitutes-Execution.

41 Presumption of acceptance by creditors-Filing notices of assign.

ment.

Exempt property.

Preference of creditors.

Assignment as a conveyance of real estate in other states.

45 Setting aside previous conveyances of insolvent.

Miscellaneous notes.

47 Miscellaneous notes-Construction of statutes.

BONA FIDE PURCHASER.

48 As to what constitutes-General principles.

49 As to what constitutes-Particular cases.

50 Purging equities—Knowledge to put one on inquiry.

BOUNDARIES.

51 Agreements-Fences -Presumptions--Surveys.

52 Adverse possession--Lappage of constructive possessions.

53 Meander lines not considered as boundaries.

54 High-water mark as a boundary.

55 Streets and ways as boundaries.

56 Monuments control courses and distances.

CEMETERIES.

57 Title to cemetery lot-Rights of one using.

CHARITABLE USES.

58 Conveyances for-Definiteness required.

59 Conveyances for—Validity of-Perpetuities.

60 Conveyances for—Cancellation of.

61 Mortmain statutes-When in force.

62 Eleemosynary purposes-What are.

63 Preventing diversion-Parties and remedies.

64 Change of creed-Rights to property.

COMMUNITY PROPERTY.

65-69 Recent construction of, and amendments and changes made in the

statutes of the several states and territories since the compilation
on this subject contained in Vol. III, SS 70–87; Vol. IV, SS 68–71.

• CONTRACTS.

70 As to what is a contract of sale-Recovery of purchase money upon

rescission.

71 Construction of contracts.

72 Time as the essence of the contract.

73 Breach of land contract-Measure of damages.

74 Breach of land contract-Liquidated damages.

75 Fraud-Representations as to amount, quality or value.

76 Fraud-Statements of opinion or intention.

77 Innocent misrepresentations-Concealment of facts.

DESCENT.

SECTIONS.

181 Statement of case reported.

182 Descent to next of kin- Property acquired from ancestor-Blood

of ancestor-Statute construed.

183 Same-Cases reviewed.

184 Descent of Indian lands.

185 Descent of lands acquired by gift-Statute construed.

186 Per capita or per stirpes.

Adopted children.

188 Rights of child adopted in one state to inherit lands in another

state.

189 Bastards.

190 Descent to surviving husband.

191 Descent to surviving wife-Statutes construed.

192 Conveyance by widow remarrying-Statute construed.

193 Widow's quarantine.

194 Advancements.

195 Rights of creditors as against heirs.

196 Miscellaneous notes-Statutes construed.

DESCRIPTION OF REAL ESTATE.

197 Sufficiency of-General principles.

198 Sufficiency of particular descriptions.

199 Construction of descriptions.

200 Evidence to aid construction of.

EASEMENTS.

201 Creation of by prescription.

202 Creation of a highway by adverse use-Construction of statutes-

Creation of municipality.

203 Creation by grant.

204 Construction of grants of easements.

205 Way of necessity-Implied grand of.

206 Abandonment or vacation of an easement.

207 Destruction or change of an easement-Owner of servient estate.
208 Removing lateral support-Making excavations-Measure of dam-

ages.

209 Washing away quicksand by a city sewer.

210 Light and air.

EJECTMENT.

211 As to when the action will lie.

212 Sufficiency of the complaint.

213 Defenses in ejectment--Particular cases.

214 Equitable defenses- Vendee in possession under written contract.

215 Answer--Equitable defenses-Inconsistent defenses.

216 Practice in ejectment--Particular cases.

217 Proof-Plaintiff's title-Defendant's possession.

218 Proof-Possessory title.

219 Judgments in ejectment.

220 Attorney's fees in actions of ejectment against a railway company

-Constitutional law-Class legislation.

EMINENT DOMAIN.

221 Statement of case reported.

Constitutional law-Śtatute authorizing condemnation of land for

an elevator.

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