The personal representatives of a person at whose death there was subsisting an enforceable contract for the sale of his freehold interest in any land have power and are bound to convey the land for all their deceased's estate and interest in it1. Executors derive their authority from the will, administrators from the grant, but in either case it is necessary to produce the grant in order to make good title to the buyer2. Some delay in completion may occur while waiting for the grant to be issued and if completion does not take place on the contractual completion
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