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LIVERY OF SEISIN,
estates. A delivery of possession of lands, tenements, and hereditaments, unto one entitled to the same. This was a ceremony used in the common... more
com. law. A coin used in France before the revolution. It is to be computed in the ad valorem duty on goods, &c., at... more
maritime law, contracts. The pay to loadsmen; that is, persons who sail or row before ships, in barks or small vessels, with instruments for towing... more
contracts. The act by which a person lets another have a thing to be used by him gratuitously, and which is to be returned,... more
LOAN FOR CONSUMPTION, or, MUTUTUM.
(q. v.) A contract by which the owner of a personal chattel, called the lender, delivers it to another, known as the borrower, by... more
LOAN FOR USE, or COMMODATUM,
the thing borrowed, such as corn, wine, and money, is to be returned in kind and quantity. See Mutuum. It follows, that a loan for... more
Pertaining to a place; something annexed to the freehold or tied to a certain place; as, local courts, or courts whose jurisdiction is limited... more
practice, pleadings. An action is local when the venue must be laid in the county where the cause of action arose. 1 Chit. PI... more
Scotch law. This name is given to a life rent created in marriage contracts in favor of the wife, instead of leaving her to her... more
Hire; a letting out.
Civil law. Location conduction is a consensual contract, by which a person becomes bound to deliver to another the use of a thing for... more
LOCATIO MERCIUM VEHENDARUM,
contracts. A term used in the civil law to signify the carriage of goods for hire. 2. In respect to contracts of this sort... more
contracts. A term used in the civil law, to signify the hiring of labor and services. It is a contract by which one of... more
LOCATIO OPERIS FACIENDI,
contracts. A term used in the civil law. There are two kinds, first, the location operis faciendi, strictly so called, or the hire of... more
contracts. A term used in the civil law, which signifies the hiring of a thing. It is a contract by which one of the parties... more
contracts. A contract by which the temporary use of a subject, or the work or service of a person, is given for an ascertained... more
estates. Among surveyors, who are authorized by public authority to lay out lands by a particular warrant, the act of selecting the land designated... more
civil law. He who leases or lets a thing to hire to another. His duties are, 1st. To deliver to the hirer the thing... more
A place used, temporarily as a prison.
In the place of a parent. 2. It is frequently important in cases of devises and bequests, to ascertain whether the testator did or... more