Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois Volume 223

Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois Volume 223

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: be a gift of the whole forty acres, it was of the "house and premises now occupied by you, which includes the garden and orchard back of the house and the pasture north of the house." At the time this paper was written and delivered, appellee, with her husband, was living in the house, but the evidence shows her father was in possession and control of almost the entire forty, and always had been._ He was a breeder of fine horses on another farm, called Oak Lawn farm, and the forty in controversy was equipped with barns and track for training them, and was used and known as the "training farm." The appellee's husband had some interest, with her father, in some horses and assisted in their training and care. His interest appears from the evidence to have been in the profits, if any were made. Mr. Barnes did not deliver to appellee the possession of the whole forty when he gave her the writing, for the proof shows he had possession and control of the track, meadow land and barns where the horses were kept, which included all the property, except the grounds occupied by the residence and out-buildings, where appellee resided, and the orchard and garden, and the pasture north of the house. The orchard and garden were west of the house. A sister of appellee testified the pasture was sep arated from the other part of the tract by fences. The evidence shows that after the date of the instrument Mr. Barnes controlled the use of all the tract except the premises mentioned in the writing, directed what crops should be planted, and disposed of them after they were harvested. Even after his death appellee bought from and paid the executors of her father's will for hay and straw raised on the land the season...
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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123695937X
  • 9781236959379