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An English statute of 1536 (27 Henry VIII ch 10). Shifting and springing interests were recognized as legal interests. Legal title should follow the beneficial interest and vest in the 'cestuis que use' after such quality, manner, form and condition as they had before in or to the use, confidence or trust that was in them. It converted the equitable title held by a cestui que use to a legal one in order to make the cestui que use liable for feudal dues. The person who enjoys the use is to have legal title with the right of absolute ownership and possession.


New Hampshire law is instructive. As respects the question whether those laws were ever in operation here; it was said by Justice Bell, in delivering the opinion of the court, in the case, (New-Parish in Exeter vs. Odiorne et al. 1 N.H. 232,) 'The law respecting uses and trusts, as modified by the statute of 27 Hen. 'VIII., was received, and has been in practice as the law 'of this state, from the first organization of its government, so far as the nature and power of our judiciary 'establishments would carry them into effect.' 

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