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ARGUED AND DETERMINED

IN THE

SUPREME COURT OF APPEALS

OF

VIRGINIA.

VOLUME I.

BY WILLIAM MUN FORD.

District of New York, ss.

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the eighteenth day of March, in the thirty-seventh
Year of the Independence of the United States of America, Lewis Morel, of the said district,
hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor,
in the words following, to wit:
“Reports of Cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia.

Vol. I. By William Munford.”

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CHARLES CLINTON,
Clerk of the District of New-York.

Reprinted by THE MICHIE COMPANY, by authority of Act of Legislature,

approved February 24, 1900.

TABLE OF CASES REPORTED.

Alexander v. Greenup.......
134-149 Hunter v. Fairfax's Devisee....

218-238 Ambler and others. Smith v. .....

596-600 | Johnson and others v. Johnson's Widow & Atwell's Adm'rs v. Towles. .... .. 175-182 Heirs.... ..... .... .......... .... .

549-554 Austin's Adm'x v. Whitlocke's Ex'rs... 487-493 Johnston, Ward v..

45- 56 Barton, Greenhow V........ ...

590-596 Jones. Fitzgerald, Ex'r of Jones, V............ 150-160 Betts v. Cralle ..... 238-246 Leight's case...

468-486 Blair v. Owles..... 38- 44 Lewis v. Madisons....

303-329 Bowyer, Todd v....

M'Clenachan's Adm'r & Heirs, Humphrey's Bradley v. Welch.. 284-287 Adm'rs v.....

493-501 Brock, Harrison v...... 22- 38 Madisons, Lewis v.....

303-329 Brown & Boisseau v. May ... 288-293 Mandeville, Sutton v........

407-408 Bullitt's Ex'rs v. Winstons

269-284 Marine Insurance Company of Alexandria Campbell, Ex'r of McDonald, Moon V... 600-605 v. Stras....

408-418 Chapmans v. Chapman.... 398-404 | Marshall v. Frisbie.....

247-257 Chichester's Ex'x v. Vass's Adm'r..... 98-118 Mason v. Dunman....

456-460 Chinn v. Heale...... 63- 75 Mason's Devisees v. Peter's Adm'rs...

437-446 Clarke v. Copn .... 160-162 May, Brown & Boisseau v...

288-293 Clay y. Ransome... ... 454, 455 Mayo v. Giles's Adm'r... ....

533-537 . White and

162-175
V. Turner ..................

405, 406 Coles, Paynes v .... .... 373-398 Meredith's Adm'x v. Duval.....

70- 97 CODD. Clarke v...

160-162 Moon v. Campbell, Ex'r of M'Donald........ 600-605 Cralle, Betts v.....

238-246 | Murdoch, surviving partner of Cunningham ppes V...... ....... ........

-258

& Co.. Day. Ex'r of Yates, who was Ex'r of Cunningham's Ex'r, Hull v... 330-338 Payne, V...........

460-468 Dangerfield v. Rootes, Adm'r of aylor.. 529-532

Muse & Wife. Wyatt v..

183-215-218 Dawson, Glascock's Adm'x v.......

605-609
Newell v. Wood............

555-557 Day. Ex'r of Yates, who was Ex'r of Payne,

Paynes v. Coles....

373-398 F. Murdoch, surviving partner of Cunning.

Pecks, Harvey & Wife v.....

518-528 bam, & Co ....

460-468
| Peter's Adm'rs, Mason's Devisees v.

437-446 Depew v. Howard & Wife......

293-302
Price, Green y......

449-454 Digges's Ex'r v. Dunn's Ex'r. ..

56- 62 Dilliard v. Tomlinson .........

Ransome, Clay v................

454-455 183-218 Rootes, Adm'r of Baylor, Dangerfiel

529-532 Dupman, Mason v....

456-460
Royster & Wife, Hooper & Wife v....

119-133 Dunn's Ex'r, Digges's Ex'r v..

56- 62

Sadler's Heirs, Wyatt v.... Duval. Meredith's Adm'xv.... 76- 97

537-549 Saunders v. Wood.......

-406 Eppes v. Cralle...

258-268 Fairfax's Devisee, Hunter v....

596-600 Smiths v. Ambler and others.. 218-238

Steptoe. Templeman, Ex'r of Steptoe, v..... 339-373 Fitzgerald, Ex'r of Jones, V. Jones.....

150-160

Stras, The Marine Insurance Company of
Frederick Justices, Gordon's Adm'rs y

1- 21
Alexandria v....

408-418 Frisbie. Marshall v.....

247-257 Giles's Adm'r, Mayo v ........

533-537
Sutton v. Mandeville.......

407-08 Glascock's Adm'xv. Dawson....

605-609
Tebbs and Wife, Hooe v.....

501-510 Gordon's Adm'rs v. Frederick Justices..

1- 21
Templeman, Ex'r of Steptoe.

339-373 Green y. Price... 449-454 | Todd v. Bowyer...

447-449 Greenhow v. Barton..... 590-506 i Tomlinson, Dilliard v ........

183-218 Greenup, Alexander v... 134-149 | Towles, Atwell's Adm'rs v....

175-182 Harrison v. Brock... 22- 38 Turner, Mayo v...

405-406 Harves & Wife v. Pecks..

.... 518-528 Vass's Adm'r, Chichester's Ex'x
Vass's Adm'r,

98-118 Heale. Chinn V........

63 75 Ward v. Johnston.......
0........................ ....

45- 56 Henderson v. Hudson. 510-518 Welch, Bradley v...

284-287 Hines and others, Whiteh

557-590

Whitlocke's Ex'rs, Austin's Adm'x v...... 487-493 Hooe v. Tebbs & Wife ..

501-510
White and others, Clay v..

162-175 Hooper & Wife v. Royster & Wife....

119-183 | Whitehorn & Wife v. Hines and others..... 557-590 Hopkins, Yancey v.......... 410-437 | Winstons, Bullitt's Ex'rs v.....

269-284 Howard & Wife, Depew v. ....

293-302
Wood, Newell v..........

555-557 Hudson, Henderson v.

510-518
Saunders v.........

- 406 Holl v. Cunningham's Ex'r.....

330-338 Wyatt v. Muse & Wife..................... 183-215-218 Homphrey's Adm'r v. M'Clenachan's Adm'r

V. Sadler's Heirs.....

537-549 & Heirs..... 493-501 | Yancey v. Hopkins.....

.... 419-437

......

TABLE OF CASES CITED.

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AMERICAN AUTHORITIES.
The cases in italic are such as have not been reported, or are not in print.
Adams, Pryor v.

Chichester v. Vass, 108, 109, 489 Godfrey, Dawson v., 227, 611, 616, 626 105, 106, 107, 116, 348, 445 Chichester's Ex'x V Vass's Gordon v. Frazier & Crosbie. 49 Alderson, Biggers v., 29 Adm'r,

390 Gordon's Adm'rs v. Frederick Alexander, Birch v.. 173 Chinn, Downman v., 606 Justices,

443 Dade v.,

109
v. Heale,
105, 107 Gouverneur. Le Guen v.,

192 v. Morris,

Turner v.,
2 Graham's Ex'rs v. Carter,

307 124, 127, 529, 530, 531, 532 Chisholm v. Anthony,

444 Graham, Eckhols v.,

280 Anderson v. Anderson, 161 Clarke and White, Ex're of White, Green, Hyers v.,

29
v. Bernard,
593 v. Johnson, &c.,

586 Grymes v. Pendleton,
Drew v.,
503 Cogbill v. Cogbill,

458

346. 347, 354, 363, 368, 369 and Starke v. Fox, 440, 442 Cole, Eppes v.,

407 Hall, Hunter v..

295, 297, 299 Anthony, Chisholm v.,

444
v. Scott,

497 Hammett v. Bullitt's Ex'is, 48 Archer, Tabb v., 390 Coles, Payne y., 404 Hardwicke, Cabell v.,

8 Argenbright v. Campbell, 515 Colston, Long v.,

103 Harmanson, Smith v.,

48 Armstrong. Booth v., 12, 14 Commonwealth v. Beaumar Harris, Wroe v.,

264 Asberry v. Calloway,

593
chais,
190 Harrison v. Feild,

180 Atkinson v. White,

192, 193
Bedinger v.,

107, 161
v. Harrison,

309 Atwell's Adm'rs v. Milton,

Fairfax v.,

616 Hartshorne, Rhinelander & Co. 182, 440, 446 Gaskins v., 316 v. Sleght,

192, 193 Baird v. Blagrove,

488, 492
v. Lowther,
334 Hastie, Brewer v.,

197 v. Rice,

Newell v.,
199 Heale, Chini y.,

105 Tabb v., 164, 166, 168, 173

Stras v.,
161 Hendley, Mantz v.,

3, 8 Ballard v. Learell, 290 Commonwealth v. Bristov, 227 Herndon, Cupingham v..

178 Banister's Ex'rs v. Shore, 103, 108 v. Jones,

199 Hewlett v. Chamberlayne, 503 White, Whittle & Co. Conrad, Varshall v.,

226, 233 Hill v. Burrow,

203, 551 V. 17, 20, 531 Consilla v. Briscoe,

298 Hite, Jolliffe v., 199, 334, 337, 338, 498 Baring v. Reeder,

394 Cooke, Lee, Ex'r of Daniel, v., 1 , Er'r of Smith, v. Lewis's Barnett v. Darneille, 190

440, 442
Errs,

490
and Woolfolk v. Watson Corrie's Ex'rs v. Campbell, 285 Hite's Heirs v. Wilson & Dun-
& Urquhart,
67 Cox, M'Ilvain y.,

617 lap,

347, 356 Barrett v. Floyd, 105 Craig v. Craig.

85 Hodgson and others, The Pres. Beale v. Downman, 503 Croughton v. Duval,

49, 274: ident and Professors of Wm. Beaumarchais, The Common Culbreath, Feild v..

297, 298 and Mary College v., 346, 353, 369 wealth v., O Cuningham v. Herndon, 178 Home v. Richards,

405 Bedinger v. The Common- Cuningham's Ex'rs, Hull v., 500 Hooe & Harrison V. Pierce's wealth, 107, 161, 199 Currie v. Martin,

,298 Adm'r,

453 Bell, Mackey V., 362 Curry v. Burns. 138 Hoomes v. Smock,

533 Mills v., 500 Cutchin v. Wilkinson, 115, 190 Hoover v. Donnelly,

309 Berkeley u. Ba.cley,

109 Hord v. Upshaw,

109 Berkeley, Leftwich v., 79, 406, 556 Daniel's Ex'r v. Cooke, 440, 442 Hubbard v. Taylor,

606 593 Darneille, Barnett v.,

190 Hudson v. Johnson,

530, 532 Beverley, Kinney y., 128 Davies v. Miller, 538, 539, 543, 548, 549

Overton & Wife v..

30 Bibb v. Cauthorne,

556 Dawson v. Godfrey, 227, 611, 616, 626 Hull v. Cuningham's Ex'rs, 500 Duval v., 168 Deans v. Scriba,

197 Hunt v. Wilkinson, 58, 62, 286, 287 Biggers v. Alderson, 29 Deck, Kirtley v.,

27 Hunter v. Hall,

295, 297, 299 Birch v. Alexander, 173 Dick, Terrell v.,

445 Hyers v. Green,
Blagrove, Baird v.,
, 492 Dilliard, Tomlinson v.,

183
v. Wood,

29 Blount and Wife v. Gee,

197
v. Tomlinson,
Isabell. Pegram y.,

402 Booth v. Armstrong,

12, 14
344, 359, 366, 571, 583, 588 Johnson v. Brown.

300 Bowyer, Todd v., 465 Donnelly, Hoover v.,

309

v. Buffington, Boxley, Berkeley v., 79 Dowdall, Pickett v., 138, 139, 142

Hudson v.. Braxton v. Winslow,

Downman, Beale v.,

503

v. Macon, 503, 504, 505, 506, 509 1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 17, 18, 20 v. Chinn,

606 Johnsons v. Meriwether, 503, 508, 509 Brewer v. Hastie, 197 Drew v. Anderson,

503 Johnson, &c., White's Erre v.. 586 v. Tarpley, 58 Drummond v. Sneed,

109 Johnston. Guardian of Hinton, v. Briscoe, Consilla y.. 298 Dunlop. Triplett v..

192, 349 Thompson, Bristow, The Commonwealth v., 227 Duval v. Bibb,

168 Jolliffe v. Hite, 199, 334, 337, 338, 498 Brock, Robinson y.,

109
Croughton v.,
274 Jones's Ex'r v. Jones,

418 Brown's Adm'x v. Garland, 531, 532 Eckhols v. Graham,

280 Jones v. The Commonwealth. 199 Brown, Johnson v., 300 Ellzey v. Lane's Ex'x,

& Temple v. Logwood,

488
M'Rae v.,
179 Eppes v. Cole,

407
White v.,

300 v. Turberville, 188, 194, Ewell, Taylor 1.,

105
v. Williams,

301, 587 205, 206, 208, 347, 350, 358, 366 Fairfax v. The Common- Kennon v. M'Robert Buckner v. Smith,

535
wealth,

538, 542, 543, 545, 546, 549, 551, 553 Buffington, Johnson v.,

138
v. Muse's Ex'rs, 346, 353, 369 Kinney v. Beverley,

428 Bullitt's Ex'rs, Hammett v.. 48 Farley v. Shippen,

501, 611 Kirtley y. Deck, Burk's Ex'r v. Trigg's Ex'r, 59, 124 Feild v. Culbreath,

297, 298 Knox v. Garland, Burnley v. Lambert,

17, 585
Harrison v..
180 Lambert, Burnley v.,

17, 585 Burnley's case, 105 Fendall, Turner v.,

290
v. Payne,

611 Burns, Curry v., 138 Ferguson v. Moore, 598, 599 Lane's Ex'x, Ellzey y..

498 Burrow, Hill v., 203. 551 Fitzgerald, Ex'r of Jones, v. Leavell, Ballard v.,

290 Buster v. Wallace, 291 Jones.

448 Lee, Ex'r of Daniel, v. Cooke, Cabell y. Hardwicke, 3 Floyd, Barrett v.,

105

440, 442 Call v. Ruffin, 2 Ford v. Gardner,

v. Tapscott,
v. Scott,
309 Foster v. Foster,

105 Leftwich v. Berkeley. 79, 406, 556 Calloway, Asberry v.,

593 Fox, Anderson & Starkey., 440, 442 Le Guen v. Gouverneur, Campbell, Argenbright v.. 515 Frazier & Crosbie, Gordon v., 49 Leuis's Ex'ra, Hite, Ex'r Corrie's Ex'rs v.,

285 Frederick Justices, Gordon's Smith, V.,
Price v..
192, 193 Adm'rs v.,

443 Lewis v. Thompson,

607 Carotte, Costars & Co., Murray Freelands v. Royall,

Yancey V.,

307 V., 190 Gardner, Ford v.,

3 Logwood, Jones & Temple v., 488 Carter v. Carter, 106 Garland. Brown's Adm'xv., 32 Long y. Colston,

103 Graham's Ex'rs v., 307

Knox v..

29 Lowther v. The CommonCartwright, Pollard v., 67, 68, 453 Gaskins v. The Commonwealth, 346 wealth, Cauthorne, Bibby., 8, 556 Gee, Blount and Wife v.,

197 Lysle v. Stephenson, Chamberlayne, Hewlett v., 503 Genner v. Sparkes, 273, 274, 276

Bereard, Anderson y.

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Ytall v. Peachy.

Proudat v. Murray,

194) Thornton & Wife, Taliaferro & 107, 156, 161, 346, 353, 368, 369 Pryor v. Adams,

Gaines v.

17, 20 YDonald, Witherin top v., 2981 105, 106, 107, 116, 348, 445 Todd v. Bowyer.

465 VIlvain v. Cox, 617|Quesnel v. Woodlief, 67, 335, 498 Tomlinson v. Dilliard,

183 Mackey v. Bell, 362 Reed v. Reed,

226

Dilliard v., X Lachlin. Wilkinson v., 84 Reeder, Baring v.,

3941

344, 359, 366, 571, 583, 588 Macon, Johnson v.,

Rice, Baird v..

283 Trigg's Ex'r. Burk's Ex'r y., 58, 124 503, 504, 505, 508, 509 Richards, Home v.,

405 Triplett v. Dunlop,

192, 349 Y Red E. Broun, 179 Robinson v. Brock,

109 Turberville, Brown v., 188, 194, V Robert, Kennon v., Rootes. Wilcox v.,

205, 206, 208, 347, 350, 358, 366 538, 542, 543, 545, 546, 549, 551, 553 Rose, Norton v.,

536, 537
v. Sell,

30, 32 Vois m. Murray.

440
v. Shore, 81, 82, 85, 92, 93, 94

rner v. Chinn,
Maatz v. Hendley,
3, 8 Ross, Morris & Overton v., 196, 445

v. Fendall,

290 Varshall t. Conrad. 226, 233 Rowton v. Rowton,

415 Martin v. Currie, 297, 298 Royall, Freelands V., 67, 69, 72 Upshaw. Hord v..

109 Vason. Wilson V.,

Vandevier, Pendleton v., 419 Matthews, Nelson v., 335, 338, 498,500 v . Pendleton,

133 Vass, Chichester v., 108, 109, 489 Vapiny. Whiting. 445 Sadler, Wyatt v., 551, 552, 553, 554

4 Vass's Adm'r, Chichester's Meriwether. Johnsons v..

Scott, Call o..

309
Ex'x v.,

390 503, 508, 5091 Scott, Cole v.,

197 Miler. Davies y., 538, 539, 543, 548.549 Scriba, Deans v.,

197 Walcott v. Swann,

306 Viller r. Page, 298, 301 Selden v. King.

551 Walden v. Payne,

585 Milis v. Bell, 500 Self, Turberville v.,

30, 32 Wallace, Bust
Wallace, Buster v.,

291
Shippen, Farley v..
501 61 Ware v. Hylton,

618, 619 182, 440, 446) Shore, Banister's Ex'rs v.,

103 10g Wasbington v. Smith.
103, 108 was

597 Vinor. Taliaferro v.,

129

Rose y.. 81. 82. 85. 92. 93. 94. Watson & Urquhart, Barnett & Vogtague, Syme y.,

606 Skipwith. Young v., Voore, Ferguson v.,

598, 599 Sleght. Hartshorne, Rhine Watson v. Powell, 543, 548, 519 Morris, Alexander y.,

1 lander & Co. v..

192, 193 Webb and others, Clarke v.. 17 124, 127, 529, 530, 531, 532 Smith, Buckner v.,

533 Webster, staples .,

300 Morris, Overton, &c. v. Ross,

v. Harmanson,
48 White v. Atkinson.

192, 193
196, 445
Washington v..

597 White, Whittle & Co. v. Banis. Yurray e. Carotte, Costars & Co., 190 Smith's Err v. Lewis's Ex'rs, 490 ter's Ex'rs,

17, 20, 53! Varray. Proudfit v., 4 Smith, Washington v.,

5971 White's Ex'rs v. Johnson & Nelson v. Matthews,

Smock. Hoomes v.,
533 others,

580 67, 335, 338, 498, 500 Sneed, Drummoud v.,

109 White v. Jones,

306 7. Nelson, 305 Sparkes, Genner v., 273, 274, 276"

Stephens v.,

27, 29 Newell y. The Commonwealth, 199 staples 1. Webster,

300
Whiting, Maupin v.,

415 Sorton y. Rose, 536, 537 Stephens v. White,

Wilcox v. Rootes,

384 Overton & Wife v. Hudson, 30 Stephenson, Lysle v..

80 W

Wilkinson, Cutchin v., 115, 188, 190 Pige, Viller t.. 298, 301 Stras v. The Commonwealth, 161

Hunt v.,

59, 286, 287 Patterson. Pollard v.. 503 Street, Taylor y.,

v. M'Lochlin, Payne v. Coles,

404 Stuart, Pendleton . 334, 336, 338 William & Mary College (The Lambert v., 611 Swann, Walcott v.,

306

President and Professors of) Walden v., 585 Syme v. Griffin,

000 v. Hodgson and others, Peacby, MCall v..

v. Montague.
606

346, 353, 369 107, 156, 161, 346, 353, 368, 369 Tabb v. Archer,

390 Williams & Roy, Ex'rs of CorPegram v. Isabell, 402 v. Baird, 164, 166, 168, 173

rie, v. Campbell, Pendleton. Grymes y.. Taliaferro v. Minor,

Jones v.,

301, 587 346, 347, 354, 363, 368, 369

& Gaines v. Thornton &

on Wilson & Dunlap, Hite's Heirs Ruffin v..

443
Wife,

17. 20
V.,

347, 356 v. Vandevier,

Wallace v.,

392 Pendletont. Stuart, 334, 936. 338 Tapscott. Lee v.,

34, 291
V. Mason,

301 Pickeit v. Dowdall. 138. 139, 142 Tarpley, Brewer v.,

58 Winslow, Braxton v.. Pierce's Adm'r, Hooe & Harri- Taylor 0. Ewell.

105

1, 5, 8, 9, 17, 18, 20 153 Hubbard v..

606 Witherinton v. M'Donald. 298 Pleasants, Shore & Co. & An

v. Street,
15 Wood, Hyers v.,

29 der on y. Ross, 30 Terrell v. Dick.

415 Woodlief, Quesnel v., 67, 335, 498 Pollard F. Cartwright, 67, 68, 453 Thomas, Turpin v.,

445 Wroe v. Harris,

264 V Patterson,

103 Thompson, Johnson, Guardian of Wyatt v. Sadler, 551, 552, 553, 554 Powell. Watson v., 543, 548, 549

Hinton, v.,
428 Yancey v. Lewis,

307 Price v. Campbell,

192, 193!
Lewis y.,
607 Young v. Skipwith,

368

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