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" new grant.' since it is an undisputed principle, that the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of his adversaries. "
A digest of the decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of California ... - Page 436
by Henry Jacob Labatt, California. Supreme Court - 1861 - 1136 pages
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1827
...was doubtful ; and, therefore, that the lessor of the plaintiff could not recover, as he must rely upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of the defendant : and the Court would not feel inclined to disturb a possession of seventeen...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity: Argued and Adjudged in the ..., Volume 9

Benjamin Faneuil Porter - Law reports, digests, etc - 1840
...HOLY CONCEPTION, IN THE CITY OF MOBILE, VS. THE HE1R9 OF DON MIGUEL ESLAVA. 1. A plaintiff in equity, must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of the defendant. 2. A deed, conveying lots of land in the city of Mobile, during the period the...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 2

United States. Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Benjamin Chew Howard, Richard Peters, Jeremiah Sullivan Black - Law reports, digests, etc - 1844
...considered, unless Pollard's was a <new grant,' since it is an undisputed principle, that the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of his adversaries. " We have taken this view of the case referred to, with the most profound respect for...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 19

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1858
...involving the title of the appellee; for as we have before shown, the plaintiff, in an ejectment suit, must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of his adversary's Toa, 1857.] Sweeden vs. The State. title, and that a defendant need not attempt to show title at ,...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 29

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...414. But in actions of ejectment and in actions for the recovery of personal property, the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of his adversary, when the title is put in issue. Patterson v. Fowler, 22 Ark., 396 ; J)ixon v....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 94

Alabama. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...any title to plaintiff. As in ejectment, or in the corresponding statutory real action, the plaintiff must recover -upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of defendant's, when no relation exists creating an estoppel of defendant's denial of plaintiff's title,...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 65

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1882
...possession of it from the defendant? In our judgment he did not, inasmuch as the plaintiff was bound to recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of the defendant's title. 2. It was insisted, however, in view of the facts of this case as disclosed...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 10

Georgia. Supreme Court - Equity - 1852
...else than the plaintiff. This is also excepted to. It is true, that in ejectment the plaintifl relies upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of his adversary's. But if, as here, the plaintiff shows a good title if he produces a grant and a chain of title to...
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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, Volume 2

Simon Greenleaf - Evidence (Law) - 1854
...mortgagee upon the mortgage.' 331. As the claimant in ejectment, or other real action, can recover only upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of the tenant, the defence will 1 Thunder v. Belcher, 8 East, 449 ; Keech v. Hall, 1 Doug. 21...
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Reports of cases at law argued and determined in the Supreme Court ..., Volume 2

North Carolina. Supreme Court, Hamilton Chamberlain Jones - Law reports, digests, etc - 1855
...the defendant out, and put him in possession of the land sued for; hence the rule, " the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title and not upon the weakness of that of the defendant." Two exceptions are made. 1st. Where the plaintiff's lessor is a purchaser at...
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