On the Value of Annuities and Reversionary Payments: With Numerous Tables, Volume 2

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Baldwin and Cradock, 1843
 

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Page 1171 - One Gardiner swore that he was a subscribing witness to the will, and that it was made at Glasgow, and that he was acquainted with the other subscribing witnesses ; but another of those witnesses stated that it was not made at Glasgow, but by a schoolmaster in the borough. Innes was tried, convicted, and executed for the forgery, and Gardiner, who had sworn that the will was made at Glasgow, was convicted of perjury. Lord TENTERDEN...
Page 1171 - Now, what was the amount or value of the interest of the party insuring in this case? Not one farthing, certainly. It has been said that there are numerous instances in which a father has effected an insurance on the life of his son. If a father, wishing to give his son some property to dispose of, make an insurance on his son's life in his (the son's) name, not for his (the father's) own benefit, but...
Page 1171 - Tenterden nonsuited the plaintiff, on the ground that, not having any pecuniary interest in the life of his son at the time when he effected the policy, the same was void...
Page 1120 - ... their policies in decennial periods, only among the 5000* members who have been longest assured. Those beyond that number must wait an indefinite period, before they are admitted into this favoured class, and allowed toparticipate in profits. The Norwich Union adds the whole of the surplus premiums at stated periods to the policies of the members, in proportion to the sums they have respectively contributed ; on which principle a bonus was declared in 1816 of 20 per cent, and in 1823 of 24 per...
Page 1104 - Policy be assigned to a bond fide creditor, the sum assured paid without deduction : if not so assigned, the full amount of Premiums returned to the family of the Assured.
Page 1188 - ... before the Court. The words in that case were, " If the person assured commit suicide, and the policy shall have been assigned to any person or persons having a bond fide interest in his life to the extent of the sum assured, the full amount will be paid to the party or parties so interested; if the interest be less than the sum assured, the party or parties will be indemnified to .the full extent of such interest.
Page 1102 - But should such policies have been assigned to other parties, for a valuable consideration, six calendar months before the death of the assured, they remain in force, to the extent of the beneficial interest therein of the parties to whom they shall have been so assigned.
Page 1171 - Bargruvc, having been dissolved by act of Parliament, the plaintiff married again, and effected the policy in question to provide against the death of his son, Robert Bargrave Halford, before he attained the age of twenty-one. The said Robert Bargrave Halford did attain the age of twenty-one years on the 2d of June, 1827, and on the 5th of January, 1828, made his will, and thereby gave all his real and personal estate to his father...
Page 1171 - It is enacted by the third section, "That no greater sum shall be recovered than the amount of the value of the interest of the insured in the life or lives." Now, what was the amount or value of the interest of the party insuring in this case? — Not one farthing certainly. It has been said that there are numerous instances in which a father has effected an insurance on the life of his son. If a father, wishing...
Page 1179 - It was 1 The Times, December 4, 1835. 1 The Morning Post, December 4, 1835. necessary to consider for a moment whether murder had been committed (supposing that question had been raised), because that would not prevent the executors from recovering, provided that the insurance had been effected bond fide on her behalf. His Lordship directed the attention of the jury to the extraordinary fact of the young lady having effected the insurance for only two years, and reminded them that not a tittle of...

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