Definition of IN ESSE


IN ESSE

In being. A thing in existence. It is used in opposition
to enposse. A child in ventre sa mere is a thing in posse; after he
is born, he is in esse. Vide 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 466; 2 Suppl. to
Ves. jr. 155, 191. Vide Posse.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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