It seems that, despite certain statutory provisions which enact that a disposition by a tenant in tail resting only in contract is to be of no force and that the courts are not to give effect to defective dispositions1, an agreement by a tenant in tail to disentail for the purpose of executing a legal mortgage may be specifically enforced against the tenant in tail himself2, but not against the issue in tail if the tenant in tail dies before conveying3, unless the remainderman was a party to the
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