Excerpt from The Law of Uses Maxims.' diligent research. The industry of Joshua Williams is as untiring as it is successful in the advancement of legal learning. The judicious but too few efforts of Prideaux must induce regret that failing health compelled him to leave the metropolis; but their reputation followed him, and the further exercise of his abilities has t been lost to the profession. The main structure of the English Law of Real Property remains, and must remain and Uses, and the statute reducing them into possession, cant but form an essen tial portion of the Law of Conveyancing. The Statute of Uses, as is well kwn, was enacted in the reign of Henry VIII. Its object, if t to extirpate. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.