ancient writings

See ancient documents.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • ancient writings — n. In evidence law, old (twenty or thirty years old) documents kept in official custody, presumed to be genuine without express proof. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • ancient writings — Documents bearing on their face every evidence of age and authenticity, of age of 30 [or 20] years, and coming from a natural and reasonable official custody. Hartzell v. U. S., C.C.A.Iowa, 72 F.2d 569, 579. These are presumed to be genuine… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • ancient documents — Deeds, wills, and other writings more than thirty years (twenty years under Fed.Evid.R. 803(16)) old are so called; they are presumed to be genuine without express proof, when coming from the proper custody. Commercial law. Under U.C.C., any… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ancient deed — A deed 30 [or 20] years old and shown to come from a proper custody and having nothing suspicious about it. See ancient writings …   Black's law dictionary

  • ancient records — See ancient writings …   Black's law dictionary

  • Ancient Greek literature — refers to literature written in the Greek language until the 4th century AD. Classical and Pre Classical Antiquity This period of Greek literature stretches from Homer until the 4th century BC and the rise of Alexander the Great. Alfred North… …   Wikipedia

  • Ancient India and Central Asia — have long traditions of social cultural, religious, political and economic contact since remote antiquity [ Alberuni s India, 2001, p 19 21, Edward C. Sachau History; Dates of the Buddha, 1987, p 126, Shriram Sathe; Foundations of Indian Culture …   Wikipedia

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