Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 79

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 79

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...judgment the appellant took an appeal to this court, and employed an attorney, and, in preparing for the defence of said suit, it was discovered that the land described in said deed from said VVelton and wife to the appellee did not embrace the particular land upon which said trespass was committed, and that, while the appellee had pur-chased from saidWelton, and he and his wife had meant to convey to appellee, by their said deed executed on March 4th, 1872, the entire tract of land first described, yet, by reason of said mistake of said scrivener, there was a small portion of said tract which was not embraced within the metes and bounds given in said deed; that thereupon, on the day of, 1876, the appellant procured from said Welton and wife, then living in Missouri, for the sum of $25.QQ, their quitclaim deed to him of the said small portion of the land, so sold and intended to be conveyed to the appellee, by the said deed of March 4th, 1872, which said small portion of said land.'-was described by metes and bounds and alleged to contain two acres, more or less; that, with the design of cheating and de-frauding the appellee out of said two acres of land and of set-ting up title thereto, the appellant procured his said deed to be recorded in the proper record of the recorder's office of said county, and entered upon the said two acres, and notified the appellee, that he, the appellant, was the owner of the land de-scribed in his quitclaim deed, and meant to hold the same, and then claimed to be the owner thereof and threatened to cut and remove the timber therefrom. 1 The appellee further alleged that the said quitclaim deed to appellant was a cloud upon appellee's title, which ought to be removed. Wherefore the appellee...
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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236848012
  • 9781236848017