"Gift" was the term applied to a conveyance creating an estate
;in fee tail. The only difference between a gift and a feoffment was that the former, while accompanied by the same ceremony
:as a feoffment, had limitations to the heirs of the body of the first donee; that is, an estate tail was created.42
38 See 2 Bl. Comm. 310, 313; Perry v. Price, 1 Mo. 553; Bryan v. Bradley, 16 Com. 474.
39 Digby, Hist. Real Prop. (4th Ed.) 145.
40 French v. French, 3 N. H. 234; Smith v. Lawrence, 12 Mich. 431. Livery might be made by the delivery of the deed. Thoroughgood's Case, 9 Coke, 136a.
41 See ante, p. 59.
42 2 Bl. Comm. 816; Plerson t. Armstrong, 1 Iowa, 282, 292.