Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia Volume 113

Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia Volume 113

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...moneys received from the sales of timber cut from the land and for crops grown thereon, and rents and profits derived therefrom. The bill prayed that White be required to deliver possession of the land to the plaintiff and to render an account as trustee. Subsequently an amended bill was presented, containing other allegations and impleading additional defendants. Answers were filed to both bills, interlocutory decrees were entered, accounts ordered, and voluminous depositions taken. The litigation culminated in the decree appealed from, which was pronounced by the circuit court at its November term, 1910. The essential features of that decree may be summarized 5 follows: (a) That by deed of August 12, 1892, James L. Anderson and wife conveyed the land in controversy to H. M. White, trustee for W. E. Hall, who thereby became the sole equitable owner in fee simple; and that White was not entitled to the land, or to any interest therein, by way of resulting trust or otherwise. (b) That the deed of September 27, 1897, from T. C. Leake, Jr. & Co. to H. M. White invested him with no individual estate in the land, and was only intended to operate as a release of the deed of October 24, 1894, from H. M. White, trustee for W. E. Hall, and W. E. Hall to T. C. Leake, Jr. & Co., which, though absolute on its face, was in fact a mortgage to secure a loan of $1,000 from the firm to H. M. White; and that H. M. White was not entitled to a lien on the land for any payments alleged to have been made by him on account of the purchase money. (e) That Opinion. H. M. White was not entitled to any allowance for permanent improvements put upon the land, or for taxes or insurance paid thereon by him, except to the extent to which he had more

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  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 585g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236985907
  • 9781236985903