Front Page Titles (by Subject) No. III.: AN OBLIGATION, OR BOND, WITH CONDITION FOR THE PAYMENT OF MONEY. - Commentaries on the Laws of England in Four Books, vol. 1
No. III.: AN OBLIGATION, OR BOND, WITH CONDITION FOR THE PAYMENT OF MONEY. - Sir William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England in Four Books, vol. 1 
Commentaries on the Laws of England in Four Books. Notes selected from the editions of Archibold, Christian, Coleridge, Chitty, Stewart, Kerr, and others, Barron Field’s Analysis, and Additional Notes, and a Life of the Author by George Sharswood. In Two Volumes. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1893). Vol. 1 - Books I & II.
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- Preface By the American Editor.
- A Memoir of Sir William Blackstone,
- Introduction. of the Study, Nature, and Extent of the Laws of England.
- Section I.: On the Study of the Law. †
- Section II.: Of the Nature of Laws In General.
- Section III.: Of the Laws of England.
- Section IV.: Of the Countries Subject to the Laws of England.
- Commentaries On the Laws of England.
- Book the First. of the Rights of Persons.
- Chapter I.: Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals.
- Chapter II.: Of the Parliament.
- Chapter III.: Of the King, and His Title.
- Chapter IV.: Of the King’s Royal Family.
- Chapter V.: Of the Councils Belonging to the King.
- Chapter VI.: Of the King’s Duties.
- Chapter VII.: Of the King’s Prerogative.
- Chapter VIII.: Of the King’s Revenue.
- Chapter IX.: Of Subordinate Magistrates.
- Chapter X.: Of the People, Whether Aliens, Denizens, Or Natives.
- Chapter XI.: Of the Clergy.
- Chapter XII.: Of the Civil State.
- Chapter XIII.: Of the Military and Maritime States.
- Chapter XIV.: Of Master and Servant.
- Chapter XV.: Of Husband and Wife.
- Chapter XVI.: Of Parent and Child.
- Chapter XVII.: Of Guardian and Ward.
- Chapter XVIII.: Of Corporations.
- Book the Second. of the Rights of Things.
- Chapter I.: Of Property, In General.
- Chapter II.: Of Real Property; And, First, of Corporeal Hereditaments
- Chapter III.: Of Incorporeal Hereditaments.
- Chapter IV.: Of the Feodal System.
- Chapter V.: Of the Ancient English Tenures
- Chapter VI.: Of the Modern English Tenures.
- Chapter VII.: Of Freehold Estates of Inheritance.
- Chapter VIII.: Of Freeholds, Not of Inheritance.
- Chapter IX.: Of Estates Less Than Freehold.
- Chapter X.: Of Estates Upon Condition.
- Chapter XI.: Estates In Possession, Remainder, and Reversion.
- Chapter XII.: Of Estates In Severalty, Joint-tenancy, Coparcenary, and Common.
- Chapter XIII.: Of the Title to Things Real, In General.
- Chapter XIV.: Of Title By Descent.
- Chapter XV.: Of Title By Purchase and I. By Escheat.
- Chapter XVI.: II. Of Title By Occupancy.
- Chapter XVII.: III. Of Title By Prescription.
- Chapter XVIII.: IV. Of Title By Forfeiture.
- Chapter XIX.: V. Of Title By Alienation.
- Chapter XX.: Of Alienation By Deed.
- Chapter XXI.: Of Alienation By Matter of Record.
- Chapter XXII.: Of Alienation By Special Custom.
- Chapter XXIII.: Of Alienation By Devise.
- Chapter XXIV.: Of Things Personal.
- Chapter XXV.: Of Property In Things Personal.
- Chapter XXVI.: Of Title to Things Personal By Occupancy.
- Chapter XXVII.: Of Title By Prerogative and Forfeiture.
- Chapter XXVIII.: Of Title By Custom.
- Chapter XXIX.: Of Title By Succession, Marriage, and Judgment.
- Chapter XXX.: Of Title By Gift, Grant, and Contract.
- Chapter XXXI.: Of Title By Bankruptcy.
- Chapter XXXII.: Of Title By Testament, and Administration.
- No. I.: Vetus Carta Feoffamenti.
- No. II.: Modern Conveyance By Lease and Release.
- No. III.: An Obligation, Or Bond, With Condition For the Payment of Money.
- No. IV.: A Fine of Lands Sur Cognizance De Droit, Come Ceo, &c.
- No. V.: A Common Recovery of Lands With * Double Voucher.
AN OBLIGATION, OR BOND, WITH CONDITION FOR THE PAYMENT OF MONEY.
Know all men by these presents, that I, David Edwards, of Lincoln’s Inn, in the county of Middlesex, esquire, am held and firmly bound to Abraham Barker, of Dale Hall, in the county of Norfolk, esquire, in ten thousand pounds of lawful money of Great Britain, to be paid to the said Abraham Barker, or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns; for which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with my seal. Dated the fourth day of September in the twenty-first year of the reign of our sovereign lord George the Second, by the grace of God king of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, and so forth, and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty-seven.
The condition of this obligation is such that if the above-bounden David Edwards, his heirs, executors, or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, unto the above-named Abraham Barker, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the full sum of five thousand pounds of lawful British money, with lawful interest for the same, on the fourth day of March next ensuing the date of the above-written obligation, then this obligation shall be void and of none effect, or else shall be and remain in full force and virtue.
|Sealed and delivered, being first duly stamped, in the presence of }||DAVID EDWARDS.||(L.S.)|