Definition of WRIT OF PRAECIPE.


WRIT OF PRAECIPE.

This writ is also called a writ of covenant,
and is sued out by the party to whom lands are to be conveyed
by fine, the foundation of which is a supposed agreement or covenant
that the one shall convey the land to the other. 2 Bl. Com. 349,
350.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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