Patton's Lessee v. Easton - 14 U.S. 476 (1816)
U.S. Supreme Court
Patton's Lessee v. Easton, 14 U.S. 1 Wheat. 476 476 (1816)
Patton's Lessee v. Easton
14 U.S. (1 Wheat.) 476
Under the act of the Legislature of Tennessee passed in 1797 to explain an act of the Legislature of North Carolina of 1715 relative to the title of lands, a possession of seven years is a bar only when held under a grant or a deed founded on a grant.
This was an ejectment for one moiety of a lot of land lying in Nashville.