Irons V. Smallpiece

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((1819), 2 B. & A. 551). For a valid gift, a chattel must be delivered to the donee, or the ownership of it be vested in him by way of deed of transfer.
The plaintiff claimed two colts from his father's executrix under a verbal gift made by his father a year before his death. The colts had remained with the father until his death. Held, the plaintiff's claim failed as there was no delivery

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