AS WILL be seen by examination, the forms for the writing of legal documents in Canada are essentially the same, with slight alterations, as are used in the United States. Several of the forms, in most frequent use in the

Dominion, for which credit is due " O'Sullivan's Practical Conveyancer," are herewith given. These, with others elsewhere presented, give the reader a very extended list of legal forms for reference and use.

AGREEMENT. - Formal Parts of an Agreement.

Memorandum of agreement made this .. .day of .., A. D. 188 , between....of the first part, and....of the second part:

Witnesseth, that the said parties hereto do hereby agree, each with the other, in manner following:

1. That, etc. {Here add the terms of the particular agreement.)

In witness whereof, the parties have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of

...., Witness.



L. S. L. S.

ASSIGNMENTS.-Assignment by Endorsement.

Know all Men by These Presents, that I, the within-named

A. B., in consideration of $___to me paid by C. D., have assigned to the said C. D., and his assigns, all my interest in the within-written instrument, and every clause, article, or thing therein contained; and I do hereby constitute the said C D. my attorney, in my name, but to his own use, to take all legal measures which may be proper for the complete recovery and enjoyment of the assigned premises, with power of substitution.

In witness, etc.

Assignment of an Entire Interest in a Patent.

in consideration of $----- to me paid by..., of..., I do hereby sell and assign to the said ... all my right, title and interest in and to the patent of Canada, No..., for an improvement in....granted to me...., the same to be held by and enjoyed by the the full end of the term for which said patent is granted, as fully and entirely as the same could be held and enjoyed by me if this assignment and sale had not been made.

Witness my hand and seal this .. day thousand eight hundred and .., at.......

........, L.S.

BILL OF SALE. - Bill of Sale of Chattels.

This Indenture, etc., between ..., bargainor, and ..., bargainee:

Whereas the possessed of the___hereinafter set forth, described and enumerated, and hath contracted and agreed with..., for the absolute sale to___of the same, for the sum of $... Now this indenture witnesseth, that in pursuance of the said agreement, and in consideration of the sum of $___, of lawful money of Canada, paid by the .... to the said...., at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged)...the said...ha. bargained, sold, assigned, transferred and set over, and by these presents do. bargain, sell, assign, transfer and set over unto the said....., executors, administrators and assigns,___all those, the said___and all the right, title, interest, property, claim and demand whatsoever, both at law and at equity, or otherwise howsoever, of...the said...

of, in, to, and out of the same, and every part thereof; to have and to hold the said hereinbefore assigned...and every of them and every part thereof, with the appurtenances, and all the right, title and interest of the said.....thereto and therein, as aforesaid, unto and to the use of the said...., executors, administrators and assigns, to and for ___sole and only use forever; and the said hereby, for___heirs, executors and administrators, covenant, promise and agree with the said___.., executors and administrators, in manner following, that is to say: That___the said rightfully and absolutely possessed of and entitled to the said hereby assigned___and every of them, and every part thereof; and that the said___now ha. in. good right to assign the same unto the said .., executors, administrators and assigns, in manner aforesaid, and according to the true intent and meaning of these presents; and that the said..., executors, administrators and assigns shall and may, from time to time, and at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have, hold, possess and enjoy the said hereby assigned

...and every of them, and every part thereof, to and for ..

own use and benefit, without any manner of hindrance, interruption, molestation, claim or demand whatsoever, of, from or by....., the said...., or any person or persons whomsoever: And that free and clear, and freely and absolutely released and discharged, or otherwise, at the cost of the said ...., effectually indemnified from and against all former and other bargains, sales, gifts, grants, titles, charges and encumbrances whatsoever: And moreover, that

..., the said..., and all persons rightfully claiming or to claim any estate, right, title or interest of, in or to the said hereby assigned

-----and every of them, and every part thereof, shall and will from time to time, and at all times hereafter upon every reasonable request of the said..., executors, administrators or assigns, but at the cost and charges of the said..., make, do and execute or cause or procure to be made, done and executed, all such further acts, deeds and assurances for the more effectually assigning and assuring the said hereby assigned...unto the said...executors, administrators and assigns, in manner aforesaid, and according to the true intent and meaning of these presents, as by the said

..., executors, administrators or assigns, or his___counsel shall be reasonably advised or required.

In witness, etc. Signed, sealed, etc.