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At the common law. One brought for the specific recovery of lands, tenements, or hereditaments. Steph. PI. 3; Crocker v. Black. 10 Mass. 448; Hall v. Decker, 48 Me. 250; Doe v.


Any person whose business it is to sell, or offer for sale, real estate for others, or to rent houses, stores, or other buildings, or real estate, or to collect rent for


A duty claimed by the lord of Ihe fee of his tenants, holding by knight service, to marry his daughter, etc. Cowell.


Lands or real estate in the hands of an heir, chargeable with the pavment of the debts of the ancestor. 2 I!l. Comm. 244, 302.


Such as concern, or savor of, the realty, such as leasehold estates; interests issuing out of. or annexed to, real estate; such chattel interests as devolve after the manner of realty. 2

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