Report of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Volume 47

Report of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Volume 47

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... said Reed, trustee, at the date of its forfeiture; that the same is forfeited for the owner failing to cause it to be entered on the assessors' land books of Wyoming County for taxation; that said land has not been assessed for the years from 1884 to 1894, inclusive; and that the same is liable to sale for the benefit of the school fund. The defendant H. C. King filed his answer-to said bill which was also treated as a petition, in which he claimed that he had a complete and perfect title to said five hundred thousand acre tract superior to all other claimants, and alleged that, if it should be adjudged forfeited to the State of West Virginia by reason of the non-assessment thereof on the assessors' land books of the several counties wherein the same may lie, then a proper order should be made in the cause allowing_ him to redeem said land from said forfeiture by the payment into court or to the commissioner of school lands of Wyoming County all the interest, taxes, and damages due thereon. On the 30th of September, 1897, a decree was entered in said cause, holding that said King had the right, superior to all other claimants, to redeem the land by paying the taxes chargeablethiereon, with interest and costs of said suit; the cause having been heard in open court upon the report of Commissioner D. A. Robertson, to whom the same was theretofore referred, and upon all the pleadings, evidence, depositions, and papers therein. And said decree recited that, said King having paid to J. R. Robertson, commissioner of school lands Of Wyoming County, as admitted by said Robertson in open court, the sum of two thousand one hundred and ninety-eight dollars and sixty-five cents and interest due on the portion of Morris five hundred...show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236993691
  • 9781236993694