habendum


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habendum

the part of a deed that demarcates the estate granted or conveyed.

HABENDUM, conveyancing. This is a Latin word, which signifies to have.
     2. In conveyancing, it is that part of a deed which usually declares what estate or interest is granted by it, its certainty, duration, and to what use. It sometimes qualifies the estate, so that the general implication of the estate, which, by construction of law, passes in the premises, may by the habendum be controlled; in which case the habendum may enlarge the estate, but not totally contradict, or be repugnant to it. It may abridge the premises. Perk. Sec. 170, 176; Br. Estate, 36 Cont. Co. Litt. 299. It may explain the premises. More, 43; 2 Jones, 4. It may enlarge the premises Co. Litt. 299; 2 Jones, 4. It may be frustrated by the premises, when they are general; Skin. 544 but it cannot frustrate the premises, though it may restrain them. Skin. 543. Its proper office is not to give anything, but to limit or define the certainty of the estate to the feoffee or grantee, who should be previously named in the premises of the deed, or it is void. Cro. Eliz. 903. In deeds and devises it is sometimes construed distributively, reddendo singula singulis. 1 Saund. 183-4, notes 3 and 4; Yelv. 183, and note 1.
     3. The habendum commences in our common deeds, with the words "to have and to hold." 2 Bl. Com. 298.; 14 Vin. Ab. 143; Com. Dig. Fait, E 9; 2 Co. 55 a; 8 Mass. R. 175; 1 Litt. R. 220; Cruise, Dig. tit. 32, c. 20, s. 69 to 93; 5 Serg. & Rawle, 375; 2 Rolle, Ab. 65; Plowd. 153; Co. Litt. 183; Martin's N. C. Rep. 28; 4 Kent, Com. 456; 3 Prest. on Abstr. 206 to 210; 5 Barnw. & Cres. 709; 7 Greenl. R. 455; 6 Conn. R. 289; 6 Har. & J. l32; 3 Wend. 99.

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Ad habendum noticiam artis musice (= Berkeley Compendium, Book I); treatise on consonances and dissonances; Circha contrapunctum (similar to a treatment by Carmelite John Hothby); De ratione contrapuncti (a compendium of nine treatises on counterpoint and rhythmic notation organized into three chapters; the first is the Ars contrapuncti secundum Johannem de Muris); De coniunctione moteti (texts on counterpoint and rhythmic notation); Johannes de Muris, Ars practica mensurabilis cantus (a later hand has indicated, incorrectly, that Johannes was a member of the Carmelite order); treatise on ratios; treatise on rhythmic notation ascribed to Magister Ricardus ordinis Carmelitarum; Cartula de cantu plano ascribed to Stefanus de Laudosio (= Lodi).
Putes vero inuitatem te ad Corytianas coenas, in quibus discumbent tecum Bembus, Sadoletus, Sanazarius, & plerique alij, quos a te summo opere diligi, & a quibus te plurimi fieri non ignoro: ubi tamen id tantum honoris extra ordinem tibi habendum sit, ut eius animalis, quod tibi apponi iusseris, ferculum accipias.
(16) As noted above Grotius, Rights of War and Peace, 1.1.4.138: "There is another Signification of the word Right different from this, but yet arising from it, which relates directly to the Person: In which sense Right is a moral Quality annexed to the Person, enabling him to have, or do, something justly." Grotius, De Belli ac Pacis, 1.1.4: "Ab hac iuris singificatione diversa est altera, sed, ab hac ipsa veniens, quae ad personam refertur; quo sensu ius est Qualitas moralis personae competens ad aliquid iuste habendum vel agendum."
ostendere voluit eum doctum habendum esse in Ecclesia, qui etiam Scripturas veteres parabolis explicatas intellexerit, ab istis novis accipiens regulas?
55v: "Quod enim difficillimis ac periculosissimis rei publicae temporibus, id nullo modo in in urilitatis ratione habendum esse iudicavi."
(18) Grocio escribia que <<Ab hac significatione diversa est altera, sed ab haec ipsa veniens, quae ad personam refertur: quo sensus jus est qualitas moralis personae, competens ad aliquid juste habendum vel agendum...
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