What is DEATH-BED DEED?

In Scotch law. A deed made by a person while laboring under a distemper
of which he afterwards died. Ersk. Inst. .”., 8, 90. A deed is understood to be in
death-bed, if, before signing and delivery thereof. the grantor was sick, and never
convalesced thereafter. 1 Forbes, Inst. pt. 3, b. 2. c. 4. tit. 1,

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