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REPORTS of Cafes determined in the Court of King's
The STATUTE-LAW COMMON-PLAC'D; or a gene-
An ABRIDGMENT of the firft Part of my Lord
The Nature and Kinds of Deeds and
An Abridgment of the LAW relating to
All Manner of PRECEDENTS made Ufe of in
The Second Edition, corrected; with Additions.
By GILES JACOB, Gent.
In Three VOLUMES.
In the SAVOY:
Printed by HENRY LINTOT, LAW-Printer to the KING'S
S Conveyancing bath always been efteemed one of the moft confiderable Branches of the Law, our Ffates and Fortunes being thereby fecured to us and our Pofterity in the fureft Manner; to publish a compleat Work of the beft Precedents and Inftructions, in the whole Course of that Bufinefs, is a great and necesary Undertaking, worthy to be attempted.
This Confideration, (with the good Reception my Court-Keeper bas met with) keightned my Ambition to be concerned in fo ufeful and beneficial a Performance, wherein I bave endeavoured to Jet all Obfcurities in a clear Light, and made use of such Methods and Inftruments to accomplish the fame, as will render it a Directory to all, even in the most difficult Matters, fo as to draw any Deed or Conveyance in the most effectual Manner.
You'll fee thefe Volumes are not filled up with obfolete and antiquated Precedents, and any, whether good or bad, to add to their Bulk, as too commonly Books of this Nature But the Precedents herein, you are; will find conformable to the modern Practice, and agreeable to the beft Methods of Prac tice now in Use; which hath been fufficient to recommend them, fince I have this Opportunity of fending a further Edition of them into the World.
This firft Volume, you may obferve, contains an Abridgment of the Law relating to Conveyancing, and all Deeds in general, with every Thing incident to them, which I bave briefly collected from all the Books of any Signification extant on that Head, and which may ferve as a fufficient Inftruction concerning the Legality of Deeds? And alfo all Manner of the smaller Kinds of Precedents, concluding with Settlements of Perfonal Eftates, Annuities, Money in Funds, &c. But neither thefe Precedents, nor thofe contained in my two laft Volumes of this Work, are fuch as you meet with in the Works of other Perfons, unless it be fome few abfolutely neceffary.
The Second Volume, comprehends Special Gifts, Grants, Affignments, Mortgages,