The Law Reports. Indian Appeals; Being Cases in the Privy Council on Appeal from the East Indies Volume 3

The Law Reports. Indian Appeals; Being Cases in the Privy Council on Appeal from the East Indies Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: the most cogent reasons that suggest themselves, the final conclusions at which the Judge has conscientiously arrived. That object is defeated by the Judge elaborately recording the fluctuations of his mind from day to day, in reference to the witnesses, the evidence, and the arguments. It is a substantial objection to such judgment, that it does cot dispose of the question as it was presented by the parties, e. g., where it finds a particular signature to be a forgery, which both sides admit to be genuine. A.PPEAL from a judgment of the High Court of Madras Hjftt Kpf (March 13,1873), reversing a decree of the Civil Judge of Berhampore (December 23, 1871). The talook of Chinnakimidy, otherwise called Pratapagheri, is an ancient hereditary zemindary, which descended from lather to son for many generations before the British Government took possession of the territory subject to Fort St. George, at Madras, and made a permanent settlement with the zemindaries in the Northern Sircars in the year 1804. m At that time the assessment fixed upon this zemindary (then called Pratapagheri) was Star pagodas 15,714. 12., which was B thereafter annually paid by the zemindar. TM But the Madras Government, although it executed at that date a sunnad milkut istimrar in favour of the then zemindar, and sent the same to the Collector of Ganjam, declined to enter into any permanent settlement of the zemindary. It withheld the issue of the sunnad, and no kabuleat was ever executed by the t zemindar as prescribed by Madras Regulation XXV. of 1802. The Government, moreover, on each occasion of a death vacancy appointed and recognised the successor to the zemindary, and a great mass of evidence was adduced in the suit out of which this appeal arose, in support of the...
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  • English
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