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The name of a writ. See De proprietate
In his own person. It is a rule in pleading
that pleas to the jurisdiction of the court must be pleaded in propria persona,
because, if... more
An offer for consideration or acceptance.
2. It is a general rule that a proposal offered to another for
acceptance may be... more
An offer to do something. Until it has been
accepted, a proposition may be withdrawn by the party who makes it; and to be
binding, the... more
The person proposed. In making genealogical tables,
the person whose relations it is desirous to find out, is called the
To offer, to propose; as, the onus probandi in
every case lies upon the party who propounds ia will. 1 Curt. R. 637; 6 Eng.
French law. The term propres or biens propres, is used
to denote that property which has come to an individual from his relations,
either in a direct... more
eccl. law. One who propounds a telling as "the party
proponent doth allege and propound." 6 Eng. Ecclesiastical R. 356, n.
Kindred; parentage. Vide. Affinity; Consanguinity;
Next of kin.
PROPIOS, or PROPRIOS
Span. law. Certain portions of ground laid
off and reserved when a town was founded in Spanish America, as the unalienable
property of the town, for the... more
evidence. When a defendant has been arrested, he is
frequently in duced to make confessions in consequence of promises made to him,
that if he will tell... more
A person to whom a promise has been made.
2. In general a promisee can maintain an action on a promise... more
One who makes a promise.
2. The promisor is bound to fulfil his promise, unless when it is
contrary to law, as... more
contracts. A written promise to pay a certain
sum of money, at a future time, unconditionally. 7 Watts & S. 264; 2 Humph.
R. 143; 10 Wend.... more
In the English law, are those who in popular or penal
actions prosecute in. their own names and the king
s, having part of the... more
The order given to cause a law to be executed, and
to make it public it differs from publication. (q. v.) 1 Bl. Com. 45;... more
civil law. A quasi contract, by which he who receives
a certain sum of money, or a certain quantity of fungible things, which have
been paid to... more
An ancient word which signifies first notary. The
same as prothonotary. (q. v.)
The wife of a great grandson.