The Government Class Book eBook

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Chapter LII.

Sec.1.  Define corporeal and incorporeal hereditaments.  What are aquatic rights?

Sec.2.  What is a right of way?  How is this right obtained?  What is an easement?

Sec.3.  In what case does a right of way pass with the land?  Give an example.

Sec.4.  In what cases does this right arise from necessity?

Sec.5.  When the use of a thing is granted, what is generally granted with it?

Sec.6.  How is a temporary right of way acquired?  Does the obstruction of a private way give the same right?

Sec.7.  What is a right by prescription?  How many years’ peaceable use gives a person such right?  What change in this term has been made in some states?  What is it in this state?

Sec.8.  What right have the public to the soil of a highway?  Who own the soil?  What right and power concerning it do they retain?

Sec.9.  What are the rights of the owners of lands adjoining a stream?  How is the use of the water restricted?

Sec.10.  How may the right to the use of the water be affected by prescription?

Sec.11.  What is the general and established doctrine on this subject?  Must the use be enjoyed by one person during the whole period to give a prescriptive right?

Chapter LIII.

Sec.1.  What is an estate of inheritance?  A fee?  A fee-simple?

Sec.2.  What is the writing which conveys an interest in lands for a limited period called?  What means to lease?  Define lessor and lessee.  What lenses must be sealed?

Sec.3.  How are these limited interests in land divided?  What is an estate for life?  How, otherwise than by lease, are life estates acquired?

Sec.4.  What is an estate for years?

Sec.5.  May a lessee for years underlet without the lessor’s leave?  For how long a time?

Sec.6.  Who is entitled to the growing crop if the lease expires before harvest?  In what case the tenant?

Sec.7.  Does the destruction of rented premises release the tenant from payment of rent?  In what case would he not be liable?

Sec.8.  Can a tenant charge his landlord for repairs?  What may he do when the premises have become unsafe or useless?

Sec.9.  Where and when must payment of rent be made or tendered?

Sec.10.  What is an estate at will?  Are such estates common?  In what case are they held to be tenancies from year to year?  What if a tenant for years hold over after his lease?

Sec.11.  What turns leases from uncertain terms into leases from year to year?  Who is strictly a tenant at will?  Can he be dispossessed without previous notice to quit?

Sec.12.  What is an estate at sufferance?  What are the rights of a landlord and a tenant by sufferance, respectively?

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