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action of ejectment administrator adverse possession affidavit aforesaid alleged answer Baker county bill in equity Burton certiorari charged the jury claim complainant contract contrary conveyance cotton Counsel for defendant Court erred Court of Equity Court of Ordinary Court.-LYON debt deceased decree deed defendant in error defendant's delivering the opinion dollars entitled evidence execution executor facts favor feme covert filed Georgia grant Griffin ground heirs Henry intention interest Irwin Jackson James John John Harkins Jones Laurens county Let the judgment levied liable lot of land Luke Roberts McGee ment motion negro overruled paid party payment person plaintiff in error possession presiding Judge proved purchase question Railroad record recover refused Robert Burton Roberts rule separate estate sheriff sheriff's deed sold statute sued suit Superior Court testator testified testimony thereof Thomas tion to-wit trial Tried before Judge trustee verdict wife William witness
Page 471 - ... the defendant to show cause why a Receiver should not be appointed according to the prayer of the bill.
Page 771 - ... time between the making of the will and the death of the testator.
Page 163 - To our minds, to reject the declarations of the only person having a vested interest and who was interested to declare the truth, whose fiat gave existence to the will, and whose fiat could destroy, and in doing the one or the other could interfere with the rights of no one, involves almost an absurdity ; and...
Page 609 - Ves. 190, that a feme covert acting with respect to her separate property, is competent to act in all respects as if she was a feme sole, is the proper rule, and necessary to support the decisions on this subject.
Page 708 - ... guineas, having, as he stated, made up his mind to buy the horse, relying on the defendant's positive assurance that he was sound.
Page 256 - If, when the cause of action shall accrue against any person, he shall be out of the state, such action may be commenced within the terms herein respectively limited, after the return of such person into this state; and if, after such cause of action shall have accrued, such person shall depart from and reside out of the state...
Page 322 - And, in arriving at a conclusion upon this subject, the jury may not only take into their consideration proofs tending to show the physical impossibility of the child born in wedlock being legitimate, but they may decide the question of paternity by attending to the relative situation of the parties, their habits of life, the evidence of conduct and of declarations connected with conduct, and to any induction which reason suggests, for determining upon the probabilities of the case.
Page 105 - J. 14), to show a new trial will not be granted, on the ground that the verdict was against the weight of evidence, if merely nominal damages cau be obtained.