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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...and continued to reside upon
it until the death of the wife, in 1848, they acquired such
property in the land as created a community interest; and upon the
death of the wife, her interest descended to her children, as her
heirs. Pas. Dig. art. 4642, note 1049. 15 Tex. 274; 20 Tex. 237; 28
Tex. 192. 383. The title at the death of the wife being inchoate,
and the husband, after her 406 death, having perfected the title,
by obtaining the certificate of the colony commissioner, and having
located upon the land and surveyed, he held the title as a married
man, in trust for himself and the heirs of the wife; and the
purchaser of the whole from the husband took subject to the descent
cast upon the children. Pas. Dig. p. '78, 1, note 215; arts. 813,
814, _818, notes 400, 401. Where the questions of improvements and
the value of the use and occupation were left to the jury, which
found.for the plaintiff, but found neither good faith nor value of
use and occupation, and the question of title was a pure matter of
law, the court refused to disturb the verdict. Pas. Dig. arts.
5300, 5307, notes 1147, 1158. APPEAL from Denton. The case was
tried before Hon. W. T. G. WEAvEi:, one of the district judges. The
record is voluminous, but the facts are sufficiently indicated in
the opinion of the court and the preceding syllabus. Joseph
Bledsoe, for appellant, cited Webb v. Webb, 15 Tex. 274; Causici v.
La Costa, 20 Tex. 269; Oowan v. Hardeman, 26 Tex. 216; Randon v.
Barton, 4 Tex. 289. I7zr0c/cmorton (I: Brown, for appellees. I.
Upon the death of the mother there was such an equity as descended
to the children. Williamson v. Willerson, 20 Tex. 237. II. They
cited the colonial laws to prove the character of the property..
LATIMEB, J. The...
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