The Northwestern Reporter Volume 140

The Northwestern Reporter Volume 140

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...entered into possession of all the lands mentioned in said instrument of transfer lying west of the center line of the channel of said Souwesconning creek immediately after receiving his deed from Eliza M. Hawgood, guardian. Some time in November, 1907, while plaintiff was enjoying peaceable possession of the land described in bis aforesaid deed, and claiming title thereto up to the center line of the channel of Souwesconning creek, defendant, John J. Brechtel, crossed to the west side of the reek and set a line of posts along what he (Hrechtel) conceived to be the east meandered line of said creek, as established by the government survey and plat book, and took possession of a strip of land between the said fence posts and creek, and has occupied the same, claiming it as a part of the aforesaid lots 6 and 7. That this action of said defendant was based upon the right given liiru by a deed hereinafter referred to from the Sage Land & Improvement Company; and, at the time he did the acts in this paragraph mentioned, he had no legal or equitable right in and to the land upon which he placed said line of fence posts, and such action was wholly without right and authority. "(5) Lots 5 and 6 lie on the easterly side of the center line of the channel of the Souwesconning creek, and between it and the Saginaw river, and, at the time of the commencement of this suit, were owned jointly by the defendant, John J. Brechtel, and his wife, who is not a party to this suit. Their ownership is derived from a deed given by the Sage Land & Improvement Company, describing the land convoyed by lot numbers and not by metes and bounds. No part of said lots 5 and 6 projects or lies west of the center of the channel of said Souwesconning creek, more

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  • Paperback | 1186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 59mm | 2,068g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236779002
  • 9781236779007