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PROPRIETATE PROBANDA
The name of a writ. See De proprietate probanda. ... more

PROPRIA PERSONA
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

PROPOSAL
An offer for consideration or acceptance. 2. It is a general rule that a proposal offered to another for acceptance may be... more

PROPOSITION
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 Until it has been accepted, a proposition may be withdrawn by the party who makes it; and to be binding, the...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

PROPOSITUS
The person proposed. In making genealogical tables, the person whose relations it is desirous to find out, is called the propositus. ... more

TO PROPOUND
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. Eccl.... more

PROPRES
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

PROPONENT
eccl. law. One who propounds a telling as "the party proponent doth allege and propound." 6 Eng. Ecclesiastical R. 356, n. ... more

PROPINQUITY
Kindred; parentage. Vide. Affinity; Consanguinity; Next of kin. ... more

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

PROMISES
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

PROMISEE
A person to whom a promise has been made. 2. In general a promisee can maintain an action on a promise... more

PROMISOR
One who makes a promise. 2. The promisor is bound to fulfil his promise, unless when it is contrary to law, as... more

PROMISSORY NOTE
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

PROMOTERS
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

PROMULGATION
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

PROMUTUUM
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

PRONEPOS
Great Grandson. ... more

PRONOTARY
An ancient word which signifies first notary. The same as prothonotary. (q. v.) ... more

PRONURUS
The wife of a great grandson. ... more

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