2 U.S. 93 (____)

2 Dall. 93

ANDREW'S Lessee, versus FLEMING

Supreme Court of United States.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Wilson, for the Plaintiff. Yeates and Smith, for the Defendant.

But, BY THE COURT: — Ejectments are possessory actions; and in England it is necessary to shew a possession within twenty years. The plaintiff may, therefore, shew the possession of Mr. Callander, or of any other person under whom he claims, within that term; and, in order to do so, he certainly is at liberty to give proof, that the person, under whom the defendant claims, was, in fact, nothing more than Mr. Callander's Tenant...

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