Laws of the Territory of Michigan; Laws Adopted by the Governor and Judges

Laws of the Territory of Michigan; Laws Adopted by the Governor and Judges : By Authority Volume 4

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...panels thereof. Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That if any horse, gelding, mare, owneroranimai colt, mule, or ass, sheep, lamb, goat, kine, or cattle, shall fawfoiencSraro break into any person's enclosure, the fence being of the afore-eaVmountof said height and strength, or if an hog, shoat, or pig shall break etc.' into any person's enclosure, the fence being of the aforesaid height and sufficiency, and by the view of two persons for that purpose appointed by the district court, found and approved to be such, then the owner of such creature, or creatures, shall be liable to make good all damages to the owner of the enclosure, for the first offense, single damages only, ever after, double the damages sustained. Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That for the better ascertaining partition and regulating of partition fences it is hereby directed that when Sbeu'aiiy' any neighbors shall improve lands adjacent to each other, or where bomcwneu. any person shall enclose any land adjoining to another's land already fenced, so that any part of the first person's fence becomes the partition fence between them, in both these cases the charge of such division, so far as enclosed on both sides, shall be equally borne and maintained by both parties; to which, and other Fence viewers, ends in this law mentioned, each district court, yearly, and every 2Stic"'andnpwyear in the term ensuing, shall nominate, and hereby is required 8' to nominate and appoint six honest and able men, who must also be freeholders, for each district, who being duly sworn to a faithful discharge of the duties of their appointment, shall, or any three of them, proceed, on the request of any person or persons feeling him, her, or themselves aggrieved, to view all such fence and...
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  • English
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