Reports of Civil Causes Adjudged by the Court of Sudder Adawlut, for the Presidency of Bombay, Between the Years A.D. 1800 and A.D. 1824; Divided Into Two Parts, the Cases in the First Being Selected from the Decisions of the Volume 2

Reports of Civil Causes Adjudged by the Court of Sudder Adawlut, for the Presidency of Bombay, Between the Years A.D. 1800 and A.D. 1824; Divided Into Two Parts, the Cases in the First Being Selected from the Decisions of the Volume 2

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ... and no attempt had ever been made by the former owner of this room to put up a wicket. As therefore appellant had taken on himself to do so without right, they prayed that a decree might be passed for knocking down The gate, so as to allow of their carts entering the muhulla, and an injunction be issued against such an encroachment on their rights in future. Appellant said that so far from respondents having a right to complain of the gate as a nuisance, it had been standing for the last twenty-two years in its present state, whilst respondents had not lived in the muhulla above seven. It was false that it had been built within the year, and if the inhabitants of the muhulla considered it a nuisance, and a hindrance, they might complain in a body and he would give them an answer, but respondents alone had no right to complain against it, which the Sudder Ameen had also thought, for he dismissed a former suit on the same subject. Respondents replied that four houses in the muhulla had long belonged to them, and they were not therefore inhabitants of so short a residence as appellant said. Their former suit was dismissed for some error in the mode of filing of it, and it was not true that the gate was of old standing, but it had been very lately erected. They were absent collecting alms when appellant built it, but after their return had objected to it, and continued their opposition from year to year. Between two and four years ago, appellant repaired it in a substantial way with (brick and) mortar, and they knocked it all down again. Appellant called two witnesses, who proved that he built the gate about 20 years before, and not lately. They both denied any knowledge of respondents' constant opposition to its standing. The court...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236836901
  • 9781236836908