2 U.S. 91 (____)

2 Dall. 91

BOYD versus BOPST.

Supreme Court of United States.

IN the charge to the Jury, THE COURT observed, that the maxim of Caveat Emptor only applied to real estates; as the purchaser had the means of examining the title within his own power. But the possession of chattels, is a strong inducement to believe, that the possessor is the owner; and the act of selling them, is such an affirmation of property, that, on that circumstance alone, if the fact should turn out otherwise, the value can be recovered from...

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