Washington Reports Volume 88

Washington Reports Volume 88

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...upon the ground that he had acquired such right by prescription; adjudging the plaintiffs entitled to Opinion Per PARKER, J. 88 Wash. one-eightieth of one cubic feet of water per second of time for domestic purposes, subject to defendant's superior right to one and one-half cubic feet thereof for use upon his nonriparian land; and apportioning the remainder of the water of Grouse creek to plaintiffs and defendant equally for use upon the riparian land of each. From this disposition of the cause, the plaintiffs have appealed. Appellants and their grantor, the Northern Pacific Railway Company, have been, since prior to the year 188, the owners of lot one, being the fractional northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section one in township thirty, north, range forty, east, in Stevens county. The defendant, since 1889, has been the owner of the northeaskquarter of section twelve in the same township, having acquired the same under the homestead laws of the United States. The defendant has, since the year 1912, been the owner of the southeast quarter of section one, having acquired the same by mesne conveyances from the Northern Pacific Railway Company, that company having been the owner thereof since prior to 1889. Having in mind the system of government survey of public lands, it will be noticed that the east line of all these tracts is also the east line of the township, and that they are in order from north to south as follows: appellants' railway land, respondent's railway land, respondent's homestead. The only intervening land is the southeast quart_er of the northeast quarter of section one. Otherwise all the lands here involved would be contiguous. Grouse creek is a small, unnavigable, unmeandered stream, ...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236864891
  • 9781236864895