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What is COMMON-LAV7 MORTGAGE

One possessing the characteristics or fulfilling the requirements or n i.,ortgage at common law; not known in Louisiana, where the civil law prevails; but such a mortgage made in another state and affecting lands in Louisiana, will be given effect there as a “conventional” mortgage, affecting third persons after due inscription. Gates v. Gaither, 46 La. Ann. 286. 15 South. 50.

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