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" A plaintiff in ejectment must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of his adversary's... "
Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi ... - Page 287
by Mississippi. Supreme Court - 1921
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A Treatise on the Law of Actions Relating to Real Property, Volume 1

Henry Roscoe - Actions and defenses - 1825 - 795 pages
...bars the suit of the crown after an adverse possession of sixty years, does not give a title. (J~) The rule that the plaintiff in ejectment must recover upon the strength of his own title, is qualified in its application to the case of landlord and tenant, for a tenant who has come in under...
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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 years, unless...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity, Argued and Adjudged in the ..., Volume 9

Alabama. Supreme Court, 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 Spanish...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme ..., Volume 2; Volume 43

United States. Supreme Court - 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...
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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. Thatcher, 14 id., 141...
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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...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 13

Alabama. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1848
...title as would enable him to sustain the action ; for the familiar rule requires, that the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of his adversary. Did the plaintiff show such title as would authorize a recovery ? All the conveyances which were offered...
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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...
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