The Michigan Engineer

The Michigan Engineer

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...that the lines so run in the reverse direction would include 375 acres.----Simmons creek Coal Co. v. Doran 12 S. Ct. 239. 16. In a written obligation to convey certain real estate, it was described as N. % of S. E. V, of section 3, in a given township and range, "less twenty-five acres off the south side." Hclzl, that rimafacic the description manifested the intention to lay o twenty-five acres in a parallelogram, with the whole of the south line of the N. % of the quarter section in question as its base.---Watson v. Crutcher, (Ark.) 19 S. W. 98. 17. Certain lots conveyed were described by numbers according to the grantor's plat, and also as one piece of land, bounded by "the Philadelphia & Norriston Railroad," which appeared on the city plan of streets as a plotted street 120 feet wide, in the center of which was a railroad right of way 66 feet wide, with astrip 27 feet wide on each side thereof, intended by the city as a public street. The grantor, in making his plat, adopted the line of this street, and many of his lots including those conveyed fronted thereon. Held, that the grantee's title, as against the grantor, extended to the middle of the street, subject to the existing rights of the railroad, the city, and the owners of lots in the grantor's plat.--Dobson v. Hohenadel, (Pa. Sup.) 23 A. 1128. 18. The fee of the streets of the city of Richmond is in the abutting owners, subject to the lawful use of the streets by the city. Telegraph Co. v. Williams, 11 S. E. 106, 86 Va. 700, and Hodges v. Railroad Co., (Va.) 14 S. E. 380, followed.--Page v. Belvin, (Va.) 14 S. E. 843. 19. A deed is sufiicient which describes the land as being on a particular stream in a designated parish, adjoining certain...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236966961
  • 9781236966964