Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 83

Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 83

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...a proposed organization.--the presumptifli is that the proceedings of organization were suflieiently complete to accomplish the purpose intended. Under the statute authorizing "the qualitied electors of unincorporated places to organize themselves into plantations for election purposes," it was allowable for two adjoining townships to be organized together into one plantation, the State having aflirmed the propriety of the act by its recognition of numerous plantations organized under similar circumstances. The organization was valid, even if it may he inferred from the return made to the Secretary of State that the form of the proceeding With' to incorporate the inhabitants of the two townships into a plantation, making no special mention of the territorial limits included therein. The implication was unmistakable. ().' REPORT. The facts are stated in the opinion. iVz'I.ron and Woodard, for plaintiil's. ('opy of land-agents l' 'COl'(l.'lt(ll1ll.1.'ll)l( by R. S., c. 82, 102, as a conveyance ofan interest in real estate, and being more than a license or parol sale. IV/lite v. Foxler, 102 Ma.-s. 375, 37%. Similar conveyances' appear in 'lunlatz'0n v. Bean, -ii).iaine, 218, and Stale v. Shaw, 6-i Id. 263. It is an estate oi inheritance and an interest in the soil that was conveyed. Clapp v. Draper, 4.Iass. 266; While v. Foster, supra; Putnam v. Tullle. 10 Gray, 48; Ilowartl v. Lincoln, 14 Maine, 122; Goodwin v. Hubbard, 47 Id. 595. Deed not defeated by the orgailiizing of a plantation, whose limits were not defined. Plantation v. Bean, supra. The records give only a (le.centscrz')!io personarmn, and show that the inhabitants of two town: .'l1ip. were, contrary to the statuteshow more

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