Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 7

Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 7

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... guilty. 7th. As to the 3rd count, that the ice therein mentioned was not the property of the plaintiff as such assignee as therein alleged. There were precisely similar pleas to the 4th and 5th counts, and the defendants lastly and 15thly pleaded: That the plaintiff was not, nor is, such assignee as alleged in his declaration. Lt the trial before the late Chief Justice of Nova Scotia sitting as a jury at Halifax, the plaintiff produced in evidence divers documents and deeds, by force of which, and of divers acts of parliament, he contended that a certain canal or water communication called the Shubenacadie canal, undertaking, works and property, became vested in a certain corporation known as " The Lake and River Navigation Company." He also produced a. deed bearing date the 1st April, 1870, purporting to be between "the Lake and Navigation Company," of the one part, and Lewis P. Fairbanks of the other part, whereby it was witnessed that the said company did grant, &c., &c., &c., unto the said Lewis P. Fairbanks, his heirs, and assigns, all the lands, lands covered with Water. messuages, locks and other works, water-powers and appurtenances'describedin a deed from the Hon. James McNab to the 'Inland Navigation Company ', rcserving out of said lands a suficient/ quantity of land ior roads throughout the same, for the use of Her Majesty's subjects, saving and excepting nevertheless, from the said lands, the premises convey'ed to James Marshall, and also other estate and interest which the said company have in, or to the said land and premises with the appurtenances; to have and "to hold the said lands and premises conveyed, or intended so to be, with the appurtenances, unto...
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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236878027
  • 9781236878021