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1 Inner Temple, Barrister at Law. The Lord Chancellor's S Tenison EDWARDS, Esq. of the Court ..............1 Inner Temple, Barrister at Law. Court of Common Pleas,) W. PATERSON, Esq. of Gray's

including l Inn; and SG. Y. Robson, Esq. of the Inner

Appeals under RegistraMaster of the Rolls Court

J. R. BULWER, Esq. of the Inner un Temple, Barrister at Law. tion of Voters Act....) Temple, Barristers at Law.

SW.M. Best, Esq. of Gray's Inn,

Court of Exchequer .... Vice-Chancellor of Eng- S CHARLES MARETT, Esq. of the

Barrister at Law. land's Court ........l Inner Temple, Barrister at Law. | Ecclesiastical and Admi. J. P. Deane, D.C.L. of Doctors' Vice-Chancellor Knight sw.W. COOPER, Esq. of the Inner

ralty Courts ........? Commons. Bruce's Court........l Temple, Barrister at Law.

W.W. COOPER, Esq. of the Inner

Cases in Bankruptcy.... Temple, Barrister at Law. Vice-Chancellor Wigram's SF. FISHER, Esq. of Lincoln's

Crown Cases Reserved..

a S ROBERT R. PEARCE, Esq. of Court ..............1 Inn, Barrister at Law.

Gray's Inn, Barrister at Law.

LONDON, MARCH 24, 1849. | that, under the present system of laying abstracts before

counsel, deeds are not set out at length, the answer is, in The next question of principle, which is, we appre- the first place, that the abstract is, or ought to be, prehend, essential to the successful operation of any re- pared from the deeds themselves, by a solicitor possessed gistration of titles, is, that all deeds shall be registered of sufficient legal science and acumen to know when at length. If the present still verbose style of drafting the whole or portions of a deed require to be fully set makes that impracticable, consistently with its contin- out, and when not; and, in the second place, that, in retance, the Legislature should couple registration with ference to the particular difficulties of each transaction, sotne efficient measure for rendering conveyances short. if the solicitor does not set out the important passages of But, whether they remain long, or whether they become a deed fully, there is still the vigilance of the conveymodels of brevity, all deeds must be found, by the ancer to rely upon; and it is not often that he neglects searchers in a registry-office, set out in full, if the re- to call for a verbatim copy of any powers or limitations gistry is not intended to be a snare, instead of a benefit. affecting the essence of the title under which his client A few examples readily suggest themselves of the kind is to take. It is not necessary in an abstract of title laid of case in which any mere abstracts would be useless ; before a particular purchaser, about to purchase a partiin which, in fact, according to the present practice, cular interest, that everything should be set out fully, for abstracts never do satisfy a purchaser's conveyancer, the very reason that the attention of his advisers is parti- Of what use, for instance, is it to be informed that A. cularly directed to the points on which, with reference to appointed undera deed conveying to uses to bar dower, or the particular purchase, full information must be looked that an appointment was made by a married woman by for. But a registry is an irrevocable abstract of title will, under a power given to her to appoint by deed or destined for all purchasers; prepared beforehand; withwill, unless the precise terms of the limitation or power out any knowledge of the point of the title from which are set forth? Of what use would it be to learn that a particular future purchaser will wish to start, or the A, a mortgagee, took a conveyance of the equity of re- prts of it on which full informaation may be essential demption, with an assignment of the debt to a trustee, to him. Hence it is, that, unless it contains a full

nless the exact nature and language of the deed wag record of every transaction at length, it must, of necessity, known: or of what use would it be to a person pur- fail, in probably a vast majority of cases, to afford the

hasing from one who claimed under trustees for sale, requisite information to the particular inquirer. • know, that, by a certain deed, lands were conveyed to The next question, which is in the nature of a quesrustees upon divers trusts, with powers of sale; and tion of principle, is, the mode of identifying parcels; for hat, by another deed, the trustees, exercising their on this depends the quiet enjoyment of property as ower, had sold and conveyed? It is manifest, that in much as on the exhibition of its legal devolution, and of hese, which are but the most familiar instances, and in the rights incident to it. And as a registry is intended to numberless others, unless a registry shews the whole | be an engine of security, not for a day or a year, but ransaction in its details, it is useless. If it be said, for generations, it should be so constituted as to make

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identification of parcels independent of the changes which 'ON THE OMISSION TO GIVE NOTICE OF the fancies of men, in reference to nomenclature, not FILING PROCEEDINGS- UNDER THE 23RD less than their wants in reference to subdivision, tend ORDER IN CHANCERY OF 1842. to introduce. That many titles are unmarketable, from the difficulty of identifying the triangular piece of land, The 23rd General Order in Chancery of 1842 directs. now called, perhaps, “ The Home-field,” and known by that when any solicitor or party shall cause an appear. that name as far back as living or hearsay evidence can be ance to be entered, or an answer, demurrer, plea, or carried, as a portion of some other piece of land of a replication to be filed, he shall on the same day give totally different name, and, perhaps, of a totally dif- notice thereof to the solicitor of the adverse party, or ferent shape, according to the description of the parcels to the adverse party himself if he acts in person. in the older deeds, is a fact but too well borne out by On this Order the question has arisen, whether the daily experience; and the question is, how the difficulty .consequence of neglect to give notice entitles the party. is to be met. That maps of some kind must be used, is to- , to whom it ought to be given, to set aside the proceedings, lerably clear. But we apprehend that it is not the mere or merely entitles him to time. In a case of Johnson v. addition to a deed of conveyance of any kind of map of Tucker. ( Jur. 466), replication had been filed on the the parcels that will meet the principle of the difficulty. 11th March, and notice was not given till the 15th April. A map, however correct, is, if no more than a common The Vice-Chancellor of England ordered the replication map, but a picture of a given piece of land, exhibiting to be taken off the file. It was contended, that, if delay its boundaries by reference to other boundaries, them- | was caused to the defendant, he might apply for further selves of a fluctuating character; so that a map of Black

ictuating character; so that a map of Black. time, and such time would be granted at the cost of the acre, easily identifying it to day, may be as useless for defendant. But to this the Court answered, that the the purpose twenty years hence as the old-fashioned plaintiff had no right, by neglecting to comply with the description of parcels. The principle that should be rules of the Court, to put the defendant to trouble, and kept in view we take to be this, that the maps of par- force him to incur any, even the smallest risk of costs; cels annexed to conveyances, for the purpose of an and in the judgment, his Honor says. “ The effect is, that efficient registration, should be constructed on the prin- | the defendant may be obliged to take a course of prociple of referring by measurement to a sufficient num- ceeding, which, by the rules of the Court, would not have ber of fixed points, previously ascertained, on the face been thrust upon him if the plaintiff had given notice of the country; so that whatever becomes of the existing properly.” In Wright v. Angle, (6 Hare, 107), the physical marks, such as hedges, ditches, roads, or the point came before Vice-Chancellor Wigram, also on a nelike, constituting visible boundaries, the identity of the glect to give notice of replication having been filed. His parcels may at all times be ascertained, if need be, by

| Honor, being referred to Johnson v. Tucker, decided, in the map itself containing the means of re-constructing to nullify the proceeding, but to give time to the party

opposition to it, that the proper course is not in general it. If these fixed points remained wholly to be ascer- entitled to notice at the cost of his opponent. In that tained, it would, of course, be an objection to the plan case, the defendant gave notice of motion on the 29th that great previous delay and expense would be in- October, to dismiss for want of prosecution; the plaincurred. But, for a large portion of the surface of the tiff on the same day filed his replication, but did not

give notice till the 30th. There could hardly be a case, country, the existing ordnance maps, and the field

therefore, in which the point could be tried more books and calculations on which they have been con

completely on its technical ground, because it was structed, already afford fixed points accurately ascer- impossible to contend that the defendant could be, tained in abundance; and as to that part of the country to any material extent, damnified, if time were given which has not yet been subjected to the Government

to him. The Vice-Chancellor said he treated the survey, the best existing maps would afford the means

order requiring notice on the same day as directory;

he did not say that special circumstances might not of fixing points with sufficient accuracy to be relied

exist to make the course of treating the proceeding &s upon, subject to correction whenever the trigonome- irregular the most proper for correcting the error; trical survey should be completed. If such maps were but, in the case before him, his Honor saw po such cira little expensive at first-and we doubt whether their cumstances. In Suffield v. Bond, (10 Beav. 331), expense would be very materially greater than that of

which was cited in Johnson v. Tucker, Lord Langdale

had proceeded on the same reasoning that the Vicecommon maps--the additional expense would be soon

Chancellor adopted in Wright v. Angle. The point compensated by the saving in the descriptions of parcels, here arose on the filing of an answer. The plaintiff haa if we were only to take into account the omission in / obtained the common injunction. The defendant, on successive conveyances of the long descriptions identify the 24th April, which was a Saturday, filed his answer, ing by reference to occupancy; for it would be quite and obtained an order nisi. On the 26th he gave no immaterial whether Blackacre was lately in the occu

tice of having filed his answer. The plaintiff moved pation of A., with a long name and designation, and

to discharge the order nisi. The Master of the Rolls, formerly of B., with equally long ones, if one could, on

however, on the ground, that in the case before him any dispute, at once mark out the boundaries by mea

no inconvenience had been occasioned by the omission, suring from fixed points, and so re-constructing the out

refused to discharge the order nisi, but made the de line of the plot of ground designated in the conveyance

fendant pay the costs of the application: “It is 11

sisted,” said his Lordship, “that I ought to discharge as Blackacre.

the order in all cases, whether any inconvenience of

been created to the other side or not. I do not think MASTER IN CHANCERY.—The Lord Chancellor has that this is the necessary consequence of such an omis appointed Hubert Smith, Gent., of Saint Leonard's, sion. It is quite true that if the Court relaxes its Bridgnorth, Shropshire, to be a Master Extraordinary neral rules, it will give rise to inconvenience, by the in the high Court of Chancery.

quent discussions which will consequently arise ;

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