Response or Comment
Quite generally estates in fee tail under the Statute de Donis were recognized by the states as a part of the common law. Statutory provisions in the way of modification and abolishment of such estates, however, are very common. The nature and scope of the statutory provisions have varied.
Aigler, Ralph W. (1910-1964). "Estates in Fee Tail." Mich. L. Rev. 14 (1916): 658–9.