ASSIGNEE. One to whom an assignment has been made.
2. Assignees are either assignees in fact or assignees in law. An
assignee in fact is one to whom an assignment has been made in fact by the
party having the right. An assignee in law is one in whom the law vest's the
right, as an executor or administrator. Co. Litt. 210 a, note 1; Hob. 9.
Vide Assigns, and 1 Vern. 425; 1 Salk. 81 7 East, 337; Bac. Ab. Covenant, E;
a Saund. 182, note 1; Arch. Civ. Pl. 50, 58, 70 Supp, to Ves. Jr, 72 2 Phil.
Ev. Index, h.t.