The Government Class Book eBook

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Sec.6.  What right have they to bind themselves as apprentices and servants?  By whose consent?

Sec.7.  Who may bind pauper children?  What provision is made for their education?

Sec.8.  What are the rights of the master and apprentice respectively?

Sec.9.  When may apprenticeships be dissolved?

Sec.10.  How may a hired servant forfeit his wages?  For what may he be dismissed?  For what cause released from his service?

Sec.11.  What are the mutual liabilities of master and servant?

Chapter L.

Sec.1.  By whom, and in what ways, may real estate be taken, held, and conveyed?  Have aliens this right?

Sec.2.  What is it to devise property?  What is a or testamen?  Define testator, and intestate.

Sec.3.  Who may bequeath property?  What special rights to bequeath property are given in some states?  What is a nuncupative will?

Sec.4.  How has the right of married women to bequeath property been extended?

Sec.5.  How is a will executed?

Sec.6.  In what different ways may a will be revoked?

Sec.7.  What is the effect of the subsequent birth of a child?  What else have some states provided?

Sec.8.  What is a codicil?  Its effect?

Sec.9.  How is a will proved?  What are letters testamentary, and letters of administration?

Sec.10.  What is meant by the descent of property?  Is the rule of descent uniform in the states?  To whom, generally, does it descend first?

Sec.11.  If any children of the intestate are dead, how does it descend?  Give an example.

Sec.12.  If all the children are dead, how do the grand-children share?  Is this state an exception to the rule?

Sec.13.  Do real and personal estate generally come under the same rule?

Chapter LI.

Sec.1.  What is the benefit of a deed of real estate?  What is expressed in a deed?  How is it executed?

Sec.2.  What is necessary to secure possession to the purchaser?  Where are conveyances recorded in this state?

Sec.3.  How long, in come states, are first purchasers secure before recording?  What is the law in this state?  What claim does a purchaser thus dispossessed still retain?  Can you tell why conveyances are required to be recorded at all?

Sec.4.  How are deeds proved?  Before whom are thoy acknowledged?  How are they recorded?

Sec.5.  What is meant by fee-simple?  What does the grantor in a warranty deed bind himself to do?  In what does such deed differ from a quit-claim deed?

Sec.6.  What is a mortgage?  How is the balance of the purchase money usually secured?  How is the money raised?

Sec.7.  Why does a wife join with her husband in a conveyance?  What is the interest thus retained by a widow called?  In what else must a wife join?  Does a wife acknowledge apart from her husband in this state?

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