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" So that the obstruction of surface water or an alteration in the flow of it affords no cause of action in behalf of a person who may suffer loss or detriment therefrom against one who does no act inconsistent with the due exercise of dominion over his... "
Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial ... - Page 110
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1894
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the ...

Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson - Railroad law - 1888
...turn it off in a new course after it has come within his boundaries. The obstruction of surface waters or an alteration in the flow of it affords no cause...due exercise of dominion over his own soil." This rule has been adopted in the following States : Connecticut. Adams v. Walker, 34 Conn. 466...
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Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 55

Connecticut. Supreme Court of Errors - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...water to flow off upon the plaintiffs' land," and the court held that "the obstruction of surface water or an alteration in the flow of it affords no cause of action in behalf of a person who does not act inconsistent with the due exercise of domiifion over his own soil." WC Case and WH Ely,...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 222

Illinois. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...has become surface water. O' Councll v. Railivay Co. 87 Ga. 246. The obstruction of surface water, or an alteration in the flow of it, affords no cause...with the due exercise of dominion over his own soil. Taylor v. Fickas, 64 Ind. 167. Overflow waters without any channel or definite course, overflowing...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 24

Law - 1881
...rains or melting snow flowing in a hollow or ravine on the land. "The obstruction of surface water or an alteration in the flow of it, affords no cause...loss or detriment therefrom against one who does no net inconsistent with the due exercise of dominion over his own soil." Bigelow, C. J., in Gauuan v....
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 24

Law - 1881
...snow flowing iu a hollow or ravine on the land. " The obstruction of surface water or an alteration iu the flow of it, affords no cause of action in behalf...loss or detriment therefrom against one who does no net inconsistent with the due exercise of dominion over his own soil." Bigelow, C. J., in Gauuan v....
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Annual Report of the Secretary of the ..., Volume 20, Parts 1872-1873

Massachusetts. State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1873
...off in a new course after it has come within his boundaries. So that the obstruction of surface water or an alteration in the flow of it affords no cause...with the due exercise of dominion over his own soil. A party may improve any portion of his land, ajthough he may thereby cause the surface water flowing...
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A Treatise on the American Law of Easements and Servitudes

Emory Washburn - Servitudes - 1873 - 776 pages
...seq.*), especially the language of the court of Massachusetts, that " the obstruction of surface water or an alteration in the flow of it affords no cause...with the due exercise of dominion over his own soil." 2 But the doctrine as above stated is in accordance with recent opinions of some of the American Courts....
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 13

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1875
...rule followed by the court below. In that State it is said that "the obstruction of surface water, or an alteration in the flow of it, affords no cause...with the due exercise of dominion over his own soil." Gannon v. Horgadon, 10 Allen, 110 ; Parks v. Newburyport, 10 Graff, 28 ; Ashley v. Wolcott, 11 Gush....
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Southern Law Review and Chart of the Southern Law and Collection Union, Volume 2

Law - 1876
...turn it off in a new course after it has come within his boundaries. The obstruction of surface water, or an alteration in the flow of it, affords no cause...with the due exercise of dominion over his own soil." =8 The question of liability where one improves his land by artificial drains, which cast the water...
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A Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law: Whether ..., Volume 6

William Wait - Actions and defenses - 1879
...prevails ; and it is held, in accordance with this doctrine, that the obstruction of surface water, or an alteration in the flow of it, affords no cause...with the due exercise of dominion over his own soil. A party may improve any portion of his land, although he may thereby cause the surface water flowing...
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