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THE LAW OF EJECTMENT.

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LONDON :
SWEET AND MAXWELL, LIMITED, 3, CHANCERY LANE,

Law Publishers.
MEREDITH, RAY, & LITTLER, MANCHESTER ;
HODGES, FIGGIS & CO. LTD., AND E. PONSONBY, DUBLIN ;
C. F. MAXWELL, MELBOURNE & SYDNEY.

LONDON:

BRADBURY, AGNEW, & co. LD., PRINTERS, WHITEFRIARS.

PREFACE.

It is now forty years since any work upon this subject has appeared, and, in the belief that there is now a want for a modern and concise book upon the subject, the authors have ventured to publish this work, in the hope that it may, to some extent, prove useful to both branches of the profession.

They still adhere to the old term Ejectment, in preference to the new term “Action for the Recovery of Land,” which is now used in the Orders and Rules of the Supreme Court, the latter term never having come into general use.

Wishing to make this work as concise as possible, they have purposely omitted to deal with many subjects relating to the law of real property which perhaps might be considered within its scope, and have endeavoured to confine themselves strictly to those points which are most closely connected with an action of ejectment. In the text the provisions of the many statutes which are dealt with are not set out at length, but the actual words of all the more

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