Georgia Reports Volume 147

Georgia Reports Volume 147

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...Held, that there was no error in omitting to make special reference to such contention in stating the questions. 3. The evidence was sullicient to support the verdict for the defendant, and there was no error in refusing a new trial. Judgment affirmed. All the Justices concur.. No. 332. Dncaunaa 15, ' 1917. Complaint for land. Before Judge Walker. Lincoln superior court. April 3, 1917. (See 144 Ga. 45.) Galley d3 Oolley, J. T. West, and J. M. Pitner, for plaintiffs. C. J. Perryman and S. H. Sibley, for defendant. R1011 at al. v. RICH. ATKINSON, J. 1. A wife can not make a. contract of sale of her separate estate to her husband without an order of approval by the judge of the superior court of her domicile (Civil Code, 3009); yet she may make a gift thereof to him. Cain v. I/igon, 71 Ga. 692 (51 Am. R. 281); Gordon v. Harris, 141 Ga. 24 (80 S. E. 276). 2. Where a wife executes a deed conveying land to her husband, which states that the land was formerly purchased from other persons by her husband and paid for by him, and he caused the title to be taken in the name of his wife by her consent, to subserve certain purposes which have since been accomplished, and as a matter of right the husband should have title in himself, and "in consideration of the premises" and natural love and affection she does hereby "conve_v," etc., such transaction does not amount to a contract of sale by the wife to the husband, but is in effect a gift. Turner v. Woodward, 133 Ga. 467 (66 S. E. 160). 3. Where a deed from a wife to her husband contains statements in substance as iridicated in the preceding note, and recites a. "further consideration of five dollars cash in hand paid," such deed upon its face is a more

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