2 U.S. 205 (____)

2 Dall. 205


Supreme Court of United States.

After argument, THE COURT were of opinion, that by the words "legal representatives," heirs, or alienees, were to be understood; for, though the expression might, in the abstract, appear equivocal and ambiguous, it was explained by the subject matter; and land, ex vi termini, importing real estate, the legal representative must, in legal contemplation, be the heir, and not the administrator.

Judgment for the plaintiff...

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