Doe v. McFarland
13 U.S. 151

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Doe v. McFarland, 13 U.S. 9 Cranch 151 151 (1815)

Doe v. McFarland

13 U.S. (9 Cranch) 151

Syllabus

It is not necessary that an executor of a will, made in Virginia, devising to the executor land in Kentucky, should take out letters testamentary in Kentucky, to enable him to maintain an ejectment for the land in Kentucky.

If the plaintiff in his declaration claims the whole tract, a deed showing that he has only an undivided interest in the tract may be given in evidence.

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