Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 121

Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 121

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...a user for a less period of time-will not suffice. p. 393 Where a municipality never formally accepted a street that had been so dedicated and laid out, and never made any repairs on it or exercised control over it, and where the use the public made of it had been but slight, it was held, that there was no evidence suflicient to justify the inference that the street had been accepted as a public street or highway. p. 393 Mere delay in the acceptance of a dedication will not bar the right of a municipality to control or open such a street p. 393 But where a street that has been dedicated to the public had never been accepted by the municipality, it was held, that one who had for forty years occupied a dwelling in the bed of the street could not be dispossessed thereof or the building removed, without just compensation. p.393 An appeal will not be dismissed for failure to transmit the record in time, when it appears that the delay was attributable to the Clerk of the Court. p. 395 Decided June 26th, 1918. Opinion of the Court. 121 Appeal from the Circuit Court for Somerset County, in Equity (Joivns, J.). The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court. The cause was argued before Born, C. J., Bmscon, BURKE, Tnorms, URN1-2R, Srooxnmnon and CONSTABLE, JJ. James E'. Ellegood, for the appellant. Miles (Q Myers and Clarence P. Lankford, submit-ted a brief for the appellee. BURKE, J., delivered the opinion of the Court. Upon a bill filed by the appellant the Circuit Court for Somerset County issued an injunction restraining the appellee, a municipal corporation, its servants, and agents from entering upon and trespassing upon the property mentioned in the bill, and from removing therefrom any of the buildings thereon or otherwise damaging...show more

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791460
  • 9781236791467