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CHARTER-LAND Definition & Legal Meaning

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Otherwise called “book-land,” is property held by deed under certain rents and free services. It, in effect, differs nothing from the free socage lands, and hence have arisen most of the freehold tenants, who hold of particular manors, and owe suit and service to the same. 2 Bl. Comm. 90


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