Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 11

Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 11

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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. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ...by the unauthorized act of individuals, or by the falling of trees uprooted by the wind, the public convenience equally requires, that the necessary amendment and repairs should be speedily made.. This objection was not taken in Springer v. Bowdoinham, 7 Greenl. 442; but if tenable, would have been fatal to the action. It is a decision directly in point; and the force of it is to be avoided only by the suggestion, that this ground of defence was overlooked by the counsel for the defendants and by the Court. In Tyler v. Weston, 3 Pick. 267, the same objection was taken, and overruled. Judgment on the verdict. The Inhabitants of LrvEnmonE, petitioners for a writ of certiorari. The County Commissioners, on a petition for certain alterations in an old County road, have no power to locate a new road. Tms was an application for a writ of eertiorari to quash the proceedings of the County Commissioners in the laying out of a County road from the town of Jay, through Livermore, to Turner. The facts upon which the application was based are sufiiciently stated in the opinion of the Court. Washburn, for the petitioners, contended that the original application being for alterations in the old road merely, and the County Commissioners having undertaken to locate an entire new road, their proceedings were void;--and. cited the case of the Commonwealth v. Inhabitants of Cambkidge, 7 Mass. 162. R. Goodenow, for the respondents, argued that, the County Commissioners had not by their adjudication departed from the prayer of the petitioners, but that what they had done was substantially an alteration of the old road. The Inhabitants of Livermore, petitioners for a writ of eertiorari. 2. That if the alteration operated as a discontinuance of the old road, it...show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236846230
  • 9781236846235