Den ex dem. Walker v. Turner
22 U.S. 541 (1824)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

Den ex dem. Walker v. Turner, 22 U.S. 9 Wheat. 541 541 (1824)

Den ex dem. Walker v. Turner

22 U.S. (9 Wheat.) 541

Syllabus

By the statute of limitations of Tennessee, of 1797, a possession of seven years is a protection only when held under a grant or under mesne conveyances which connect it with a grant.

A sheriff's deed, which is void for want of jurisdiction in the court under whose judgment the sale took place is not such a conveyance as that a possession under it will be protected by the statute of limitations.

Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.