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An English-American lawyer, clergyman, and author; born at Haverhill, England, about 1578; died at Shenfield, Essex, about October, 1652. While a pastor in Massachusetts he wrote the "Body of Liberties", adopted December 1641, the first code of laws established in New England. His other writings are: "The Simple Cobler of Agawam" (1647); "A Religious Retreat Sounded to a Religious Army" (1647); "A Sermon Before Parliament" (1647); and "Mercurius Anti-Mechanicus; or, The Simple Cobler's Boy, with his Lap-full of Caveats" (1648).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- Tilings capable of being inherited, be it corporeal or incorporeal,real, personal, mixed, and including not only lands everything thereon, but alsolieir-looms, certain furniture which, by custom, may descend to the heir togetherwith (he land. Co. Litt. 5b; 2 Bl. Comm. 17; Nell is v. Munson, 108 N. Y. 453, 15 E.730; Owens Lewis, 40 Ind. 508, Am. Rep. 205; Whitlock Greacen. 4S J. Eq.350. 21 Atl. 944; Mitchell Warner, 5 Conn. 407; New York Mabie, 13 150, 04Am. Dec. 53S. Estates. Anything capable of being inherited, be it corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal, mixed and including not only lands everything thereon, but also heir looms, certain furniture which, by custom, may descend to the heir, together with land. Co. Litt. 5 b; 1 Tho. 219; 2 Bl. Com. 17. this term such things are denoted, as subject-matter inheritance, inheritance itself; cannot therefore, its own intrinsic force, enlarge an estate, prima facie a life into fee. B. & P. 251; 8 T. R. 503; 219, note Hereditaments are divided into corporeal and incorporeal. confined to lands. (q. v.) Vide Incorporeal hereditaments, Shep. To. 91; Cruise's Dig. tit. 1, s. 1; Wood's Inst.221; 3 Kent, Com. 321; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.; 1 Chit. Pr. 203-229; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1595, et seq.