See also:act, doing; particularly, in
See also:law, a contract in writing, sealed and delivered by the party bound to the party intended to benefit . Contracts or obligations under seal are called in
See also:English law specialties, and down to 1869 they took precedence in payment over
See also:simple contracts, whether written or not . Writing, sealing and delivery are all essential to a deed . The signature of the party charged is not material, and the deed is not void for want of a date . Delivery, it is held, may be
See also:complete without the actual handing over of the deed; it is sufficient if the act of sealing were accompanied by words or acts signifying that the deed was intended to be presently binding; and delivery to a third
See also:person for the use of the party benefited will be sufficient . On the other
See also:hand, the deed may be handed over to a third person as an escrow,l in which case it will not take effect as a deed until certain conditions are performed . Such conditional delivery may be inferred from the circumstances attending the transaction, although the conditions be not expressed in words . A deed indented, or
See also:indenture (so called because written in counterparts on the same
See also:sheet of
See also:parchment, separated by cutting a wavy
See also:line between them so as to be identified by fitting the parts together), is between two or more parties who contract mutually . The actual indentation is not now necessary to an indenture, The deed-
See also:poll (with a polled or smooth-cut edge, not indented) is a deed in which one party binds himself without reference to any corresponding. obligations undertaken by another party . See CONTRACT .
DEE (Welsh, Dyfrdwy;, Lat.., and in Milton, Deva)
CHARLES DEEMS (ALEXANDER) FORCE (1820-1893)
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