power of alienation

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  • The executor has the legal title to the whole of the testator's personal estate, and, generally speaking, the power of alienation. Cited from The Common Law, by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • It is, of course, to the Taos Indians in common as a tribe, and without the power of alienation except among themselves. Cited from Houses of Aborigines, by Lewis H. Morgan
  • It required the experience and development of the two succeeding ethnical periods to bring mankind to such a knowledge of property in land as its individual ownership with the power of alienation in fee-simple implies. Cited from Houses of Aborigines, by Lewis H. Morgan
  • It may be considered a law of their condition, and, plainly enough, the most economical mode of life they could adopt until the idea of property had been sufficiently developed in their minds to lead to the division of lands among individuals with ownership in fee, and power of alienation. Cited from Houses of Aborigines, by Lewis H. Morgan
  • Carl Schurz, shared in to some extent by the National Government, in relation to the division of our Indian reservations into lots or tracts, and their conveyance in severalty to the Indians themselves, with power of alienation to white men after a short period, say twenty-five years. Cited from Houses of Aborigines, by Lewis H. Morgan
  • To these articles I assented, by the advice of my lawyers, with a view of obtaining the payment of my pin-money, which I had never received since our parting, but subsisted on the sale of my jewels, which were very considerable, and had been presented to me with full power of alienation. Cited from The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Smollett