The Texas Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court ... Volume 74

The Texas Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court ... Volume 74

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...such titles were invalid, in view of the course pursued by the government of the State and other oilicials who must be presumed to have understood their powers and have in good fulfill acted upon them. 22. Sa.me--Oonstruct-ion of Repealing Act.--The articles 29 and 30 of Decree 2'72 in terms repealing so much of all former instructions as were inconsistent with it-B Pl'VlBl0!1H, and declaring that no further colonization contracts should be made, but that those theretcfore made should be strictly fulfilled in accordance with the law Of March 2/4, 1825, did not destroy the authority to complete titles where concessions had been made to purchasers under existing laws. 23. Junior Title--Color of '1'itle.--The holders of land under "junior title" or "color of title," as stated in sections 1 and 2, article 13, of the Constitution of ll-1 State, are those holding under a grant or patent subsequent to the one in conflict, 01' under such title matured upon a location prior to the adoption of the Constitution. s'1ll.7"/Il'i0'!' title, etc., is entitled to the presumptions attached to such titles in said sections. 24. Titled Lands--P1-otected from Location.-The concessions being genuine 'md Sm" lllwing been Mltllorized to extend titles and having done so, the defendants having exhibited such title to the land sued for (no issue as to forgerv being made) the questions whether the conditions upon the grants had been comhpli-ed with, whethflf Bcales had attempted a fraud upon the government in acquiring more than eleven leagues of land, or whether the land was within the proper boundaries of the commissioner, can not be raised by one locating upon the land subsequent to the adoption of the 5l!1t6...show more

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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 640g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678555X
  • 9781236785558