Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois Volume 186

Reports of Cases Determined in the Appellate Courts of Illinois Volume 186

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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:, Appellees, v. Joseph Doubet et 211., Joseph Doubet and Cecily Dorenbus, Appellants. Gen. No. 5,787. 1. WITNESSES, 66"'--test as to interest of witness. The real and not apparent interest of a witness is the test by which to determine whether he is testifying against his interest or not. 2. V1TNcssi;s, 9S--Jwhen heirs are competent witnesses. On bill for partition between the heirs at law, where the question in dispute was as to how much should be charged some of the heirs for the use and occupation of the premises for the year following the death of the intestate, and such heirs claimed the occupation of the premises under verbal leases from the intestate, held that they were competent to testify for themselves and for each other to establish the oral leases. 3. Faauos, srncrrz or, 41"--efl'ect 0-n verbal leases. A contract of leasing, void under the statute of frauds, may yet be carried out by the parties in interest and they are then hound thereby. 4. Frmuns, S'l'A'1'U'1'E or', 10Tu: ltat constitutes part performance to take verbal leases out of statute. Where sons, under verbal leases oi'. lands from their father for a year commencing the next spring, plowed portions thereof in the fall under the direction of their father as to the kinds of crops to be planted, and sublet portions to other persons who plowed and sowed certain portions to wheat, and the fiather died late in December, held that there was such a part performance as to take the verbal leases out of the statute of frauds, and that the lease was binding on the heirs. 5. LANDLORD...'n TENANT, 324---when lease void under statute of frauds competent to ascertain rent to be-paid. more

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