Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi Volume 39

Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi Volume 39

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...wife in relation to her separate estate, which are injurious to her and beneficial to him, will not be presumed; but every reasonable intendmcnt will be indulged to the contrary. See Miles; Adams v. Allen, 36 Miss. R. 640. 4. 8.011; sans: case IN JUne.m; 1r.--If the husband, upon a joint deed for land being executed by himself and wife, take from the purchaser his note, payable to the husband or bearer, for the purchase-money, it will not be presumed to have been done with the consent of the wife; and her right to collect the note, or enforce the vendor's lien, will not be affected by an assignment of the note, or of a judgment recovered on it, by the husband to a party having notice that it was her separate property. 5. Cnmcnnvz EVIDENCE: RULE nnnvmo A nncnnn AGAINST A DEFE1'DA_I"l' EXAMINED as A WITNESS BY COMPLAINANT anomsnnn BY nnv. cons.The rule i11 chancery, which denied to the complainant a decree against a defendant whom he had examined as a witness upon a material point, is not founded on very satisfactory reasoning, and is abolished by the provisions of the Rev. Code allowing parties to the record to be examined as witnesses. APPEAL from the Chancery court of Scott county. Hon. John Watts, chancellor. This was a bill filed in the court below by Burks and wife to subject a quarter section of land to the payment of the balance due for the purchase-money thereof on a sale made by complainants to one Daniel Jones in the year 1849. M. H. Burks and wife v. Tilman Loggins and wife, et al. The facts as they appear from the pleadings and proof are as follow: Mrs. Burks was the owner of the land by gift from her father, and held the same under the Married Woman's Law of 1846. In 18-19 she and her...show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 603g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236981294
  • 9781236981295