Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 75

Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 75

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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: ...N. C. 180; Buckley v. Blackwell, 10 Ohio, 508; Ha1'ra1n011centsl v. Glaughon, Taylor's R. 136; Ifingston v. Louw, 12 J'0hI15252. As applied to tide water streams these cases exclude the stream. See also IJandZy's Lessee v. Anthony, 5 1/Vheaton, 375. By the above rules of construction the Thomaston line clearly stops when it gets to the channel of George's River and does not go to the centre. And it runs thence by the channel, which 18 by the eastern edge of it. No part of the channel is in Thomaston. Before the act of 1864, the whole of the river was in VVarreu. That act set oil' a portion of "larren to Thomaston, if it had ally efl'ect. No part of the river below low water mark has ever been set ofi' from Warren. The change of words in describing the new line in the act of 1864, aids in the construction of it. "Beginning in the center of the channel of Oyster river.-following down said river in the channel to the channel of Georges river, thence down said channel," &c. Why this change of language when the line reached Georges river, if it was intended to establish the boundary in the center of the channel, as it had done in Oyster river? The change is too significant to be disregarded. APPLETON, C. J. By c. 307, 1, of the acts of 1864, entitled, " An act to change the town line between Thomaston and 'Warren," it is provided that " the town line between the towns of Thomaston and Varren shall be established as follows: Beginning in the centre of the channel of Oyster river, below Elder point, near the head of tide water, Where the town lines now cross said river, and following down said river in the channel to the channel of Georges river; thence dowshow more

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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236908317
  • 9781236908315