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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...forty, under the homestead
laws as aforesaid, and same was accepted December 10th, 1891, and
first receipt issued therefor; that subsequent to such entry and
before final proof was made the defendant ascertained that
plaintifi' had entered said land, and the defendant thereupon
informed plaintiff that he proposed to enter a contest for said
forty acres upon which he resided, and the plaintiff thereupon
assured defendant that he did not want defendant's land and home,
and did not enter it for the purpose of depriving defendant of the
same; that defendant might rest easy and satisfied because he
should never be deprived of the land; that he remembered that all
four of the parties before named had gone together to purchase the
160 acres of land together, and that he did not intend to take
advantage of defendant by depriving-him of his forty after they had
all supposed that defendant had a good title thereto; that if a
contest was entered for that forty it might affect the plaintiff's
right to consummate his entry to the other forty; that he would
perfect his right to the whole eighty acres and then convey to
defendant his forty, the defendant to pay half of the expenses of
obtaining a patent to the land; that said plaintiff further
represented to the defendant that he should never be put to any
trouble about his forty under the said entry; that he knew he had
no moral or legal right to the land in dispute as against
defendant, and that defendant should never be dispossessed of his
forty, and that plaintiff would do right and tote fair with
defendant; that the patent which he might obtain should never be
used to dispossess the defendant; that at the time he entered the
land he did not know it was the defendant's land, ...
|Country of origin:
Florida Supreme Court
||246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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