LIFE-ESTATE. Vide Estate for life, and 3 Saund. 338, h. note; 2 Kent Com. 285; 4 Kent, Com. 23.; 1 Hov. Suppl. to Ves. jr. 371, 381; 2 Id. 45, 249, 330, 340, 398, 467; 8 Com. Dig. 714.

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The only members of the family known to be extant were, first, the Judge himself, and a single surviving son, who was now travelling in Europe; next, the thirty years' prisoner, already alluded to, and a sister of the latter, who occupied, in an extremely retired manner, the House of the Seven Gables, in which she had a life-estate by the will of the old bachelor.
Total number of Bayview Heights properties: 61 Total number of sales from 10/2008 to 10/2009: 3 (plus 3 life-estate transfers and quit-claim deeds) Range of sale prices: $400,000 to $585,000 Range of square footage: 1,425 to 2,437 square feet