Opinions of Philip Yorke and Charles Talbot, 1727 Aug. 12.
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within the District described in the Grant, do pass, but it hath been determined that those Words do not extend to any Debts or Rights of Action, nor to any Leases for Years or other Chattels real belonging to such Felon, nor to any Goods or Chattels whatsoever of a Felo de Se. The Second Question is, Whether Fines imposed by the King's Courts upon Persons residing within the said Territory, for Contempts or otherwise, shall not pass by the said Letters Patents, and what Fines shall pass thereby. As to this, We are of Opinion that no other Fines pass thereby but such as are Imposed by the King's Courts held within the said Territory; the Fines imposed at the Courts Leet of the Grantees, are expressly Granted to them by the Letters Patents of King Charles the Second, & the Fines imposed by the King's Courts held without the said Territory, cannot with Propriety be said to arise or accrew within the Same. The third Question is, What shall pass by the Word, Forfeitures, in the said Letters Patents. As to this, We are of Opinion that all Goods & Chattels, real & Personal in possession, being within the said Territory, & Forfeited by reason