Hicks v. Rogers
8 U.S. 165

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Hicks v. Rogers, 8 U.S. 4 Cranch 165 165 (1807)

Hicks v. Rogers

8 U.S. (4 Cranch) 165

ON CERTIFICATE OF DIVISION OF OPINION AMONG THE JUDGES

OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF VERMONT

Syllabus

In Vermont, tenants in common holding under a devise of an estate to be equally divided between them may maintain a joint action of ejectment.

This was a case certified from the Circuit Court for the District of Vermont, the judges of that court being opposed in opinion upon the question whether the plaintiffs, devisees of a tract of land to be equally divided between them, could, under the will, support a joint action of ejectment. The declaration did not set forth the title of the plaintiffs otherwise than by the following averment:

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