Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 258

Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 258

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...the several purchasers. On April 15, 1905, a large number of those lot owners began a suit against the plaintifis herein, entitled Groves v. Terry, to try the title to said land. There was a decree for the defendants in that case. The trial court granted a new trial, and, on appeal, the action of the court in granting such new trial was aflirmed. Groves v. Terry, 219 M0. 595. Pending that appeal this suit was begun on April 21, 1906. By order of the trial court made before the trial of this cause the two suits were consolidated. The plaintiffs in the first suit are not all the same as the defendants in this, but no point is made on that fact by either party, nor is any objection made on the ground that several separate causes of action against several parties have been united in one suit against those parties jointly. In this case there was a decree for defendants, and plaintifis have appealed. The first count is ejectment for all the land in East Overland Park. The second count is, so far as necessary to be stated, as follows: "For a second and separate statement of their cause of action against defendants, plaintiffs allege as follows: "That on July 20, 1876, John H. Terry and his wife, Elizabeth Todd Terry, were the owners of the ground described in the first count of this petition. That on said date said John H. Terry and his said wife, by their deed of trust of that date, conveyed said ground to Albert Todd in trust for Edward and Mary Coles, to secure the payment of a principal note of that date, drawn for $6000, and by its terms made payable threeyears after date, together with six interest notes, payable semi-annually. That said deed of trust was duly recorded on the---day of July, 187 6, in the Terry v. Groves. office...show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 517g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236945697
  • 9781236945693