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What is TRANSFER, n

The passing of a thing or of property from one person to another; alienation; conveyance. 2 Bl. Comm. 294. Transfer is an act of the parties, or of the law, by which the title to property is con- veyed from one living person to another. Civ. Code Cal. $ 1039. And see Pearre v. Hawkins, 02 Tex. 437; Innerarity v. Minis, 1 Ala. 009; Sands v. Hill, 55 N. Y. 18; Pi- rie v. Chicago Title & Trust Co., 182 U. S. 43S, 21 Sup. Ct. 906, 45 L. Ed. 1171. In procedure, “transfer” is applied to an action or other proceeding, when it is taken from the jurisdiction of one court or judge, and placed under that of another.

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