The Southeastern Reporter Volume 70

The Southeastern Reporter Volume 70

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: in Pride v. State, 133 Ga. 438, 66 S. E. 259. Ed. Note.--For other cases, see Evidence, Cent. Dig. 2149-2185; Dec. Dig. 471. 6. Sufficient Foundation Fob Secondary Evidence. The evidence as to the loss of a certain contract between two of the defendants, relating to the land in dispute, was sufficient to authorize the introduction of secondary evidence of the original. 7. Witnesses ( 26S)--Cross-examination. It was competent on cross-examination to ask the following question and elicit the answer thereto: "If anybody had stated that lot 231 had been turpentined continuously for over seven years prior to the time this suit was brought, you would not be prepared to state it was untrue, would you? Answer: No, sir"--the witness having been offered for the purpose of showing that there had not been possession for sufficient time for title by prescription to mature, and having testified on his direct examination in effect that there had been no possession by defendants for the requisite period. Ed. Note.--For other cases, see Witnesses, Cent. Dig. 931-948; Dec. Dig. 268. 8. Evidence ( 248, 324)--Adverse PossesSion ( 71)--Color Of Title--Forged InStrument. It was erroneous to admit, over the objection that it was irrelevant, evidence to the effect that the witness had heard the land in dispute "called the Bailey lot by settlers around there," there being no evidence to show that any of the defendants had heard it so called. Also, evidence to the effect that the witness had heard the husband of one of the defendants, under whom such defendant claimed as an heir at law, tell the father of the witness that he had a quitclaim deed to the land in dispute, which..."show more

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  • Paperback | 1068 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 53mm | 1,864g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236757262
  • 9781236757265