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- n. Law Temporary or movable property.
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- n. Any property that is movable, that is, not real estate.
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- n. movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
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The bulk of the stock, 50 percent, the personal property and legacy of Hag Struan, was left in a perpetual trust, to be voted by the tai-pan "whoever he or she may be, and the profit therefrom shall be divided yearly, 50 percent to the tai-pan, the remainder in proportion to family holdings — but only if the tai-pan so decides," she had written in her firm, bold hand.
Condominium owners can purchase a special policy HO-6 similar to HO-4 to cover personal property or damage not covered by the condo master policy.
An act to authorize the impressment of slaves and other personal property for militiary purposes,
One portion, valued at L80,000, consisted of certain entailed estates, but without Shelley's concurrence the entail could not be prolonged beyond himself; the rest consisted of unentailed landed property and personal property amounting to L120,000.
At first the desk clerk told me McNear wasn't available, but when I said — loudly — that I wanted to talk with him about the theft of personal property from my vehicle while it was in valet parking, he summoned the hotelier from his office.
“Yes,” said Mr. Murbles, “and on intestacy of personal property —”
The personal property valuation at that time must have been at least $100,000,000, for in 1838 the Literary Board5
Document E. shows the assessment of persons and personal property in the several counties for the fiscal year 1862, except from the counties of Coahoma, Tippah and Tishomingo, from which no assessments have been received.
As the law of Descents, and the Criminal law, fell of course within my portion, I wished the committee to settle the leading principles of these, as a guide for me in framing them; and, with respect to the first, I proposed to abolish the law of primogeniture, and to make real estate descendible in parcenery to the next of kin, as personal property is, by the statute of distribution.
The joint select committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred a bill to be entitled an act to authorize the impressment of slaves and other personal property for military purposes, have duly considered the same, and have instructed me to report it back to the House, with sundry amendments, and to recommend that the bill, amended as proposed, do pass.