Definition of Retours
1. retour [v] - See also: retour
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Literary usage of Retours
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Handbook of Prescription According to the Law of Scotlandby John Hepburn Millar, Mark Napier by John Hepburn Millar, Mark Napier (1893)
"... prescription of retours was introduced by the Act 1617, Act 1617, c. 13, which runs as follows:— ' Forasmuch as by Act of Parliament, ..."
2. A Guide to the Public Records of Scotland Deposited in H. M. General by Matthew Livingstone (1905)
"[Chancery Records. part of these retours contain the verdicts serving heirs to their ancestors, which form the basis of their written title to the heritage ..."
3. The Earldom of Mar in Sunshine and in Shade During Five Hundred Years: With by Alexander Crawford Lindsay Crawford (1882)
"As I have already stated, the process of 1622 shrivelled up and collapsed in regard alike to the general and special retours of 1588-9, and is no more heard ..."
4. Annals of Duddingston and Portobello by William Baird (1898)
"... in the Parish of Duddingston and shire of Edinburgh. 2d January 1692. [2771, Box 72.] EXTRACTS FROM "ABBREVIATED retours" issued from Chancery. ..."
5. Cases Decided in the Court of Session by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Shaw, Scotland, Court of Session (1832)
"Where there are two retours, each applicable to a distinct subject, the aggregate extent has been obtained by adding together the separate extents, ..."
6. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1848)
"But these retours are undoubtedly fortified by prescription, unless it can be shewn that the act 1617 c. 13, is inapplicable to retours of tliis kind. ..."