Arkansas Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Arkansas Volume 17-18

Arkansas Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Arkansas Volume 17-18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...of the shop belongs as well to another tract of land as to the one in controversy. "A condensed statement of the testimony upon the cultivation of Cloyes in 1829, and possession 29th May, 1830, will be given--the depositions to be taken up in the order they fall into my hands, without regard to conclusiveness, or clearnessof the testimony, or whether adduced by the complainants or the defendants. "Burke Johnson says, he arrived at Little Rock, 27th May, 1829, when Cloyes and family livedjust below the point of rock, where they contined to live till the latter part of 1830, or early part of 1831. Cloyes cultivated a garden of vegetables in 1829 and 1830. "Although Johnson does not, in terms, confine the locality of the garden to the place at the point of rock, I take him to mean so, and he has well enough expressed it to require me to consider him as having sworn to the cultivation and possession below the Quapaw line. And he is one witness that has done so. "Robert A. Calloway says, from the time he came to the State, in the fall of l825--he knew Cloyes and his family well; was in the constant habit of visiting Cloyes and his family, during the time when these facts of cultivation and possession should exist; that, during that time, Cloyes lived one hundred yards or more south of Daniel Ringo's brick residence, and never resided anywhere else, except, that in the latter part of 1829, or the first of 1830, 'the moved down to the tinshop, $693 with part oi his moveables only, and was there but a short time; that the tinshop was on lot 1, in block 35, of the old town, a little west of the Quapaw line. Cloyes never cultivated the ground, nor enclosed, nor made any improvements. His testimony is as positive more

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