Citation. 22 Ill.3 N.H. 234 (1825)
Brief Fact Summary. A conveyance from son (Plaintiff) to father (Defendant) of a life estate in favor of the Defendant was challenged as being statutorily insufficient as being attested by only one witness when the statute required two witnesses.
Synopsis of Rule of Law. Under the statute of uses, 27 Hen. VIII. Cap.10, “where any person stands seised of any lands to the use of any other person by reason of bargain, sale or feoffment, such person that have any such use shall be deemed and adjudged in lawful seisen, estate and possession thereof, to all intents and purposes.”