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" land " includes not only the face of the earth, but everything under it or over it. "
Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books - Page 15
by William Blackstone - 1794
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A Law Grammar: Or, an Introduction to the Theory and Practice of English ...

Law - 1791 - 544 pages
...between the furfacc of any land, and the centre of the er.rth, belongs to the owner of the furface : fo that the word land .includes not only the face of the earth, but every thing under it, or over it. TENEMENT is a word of dill greater extent; and Co.LiM»,2«. though, in its vulgar acceptation, it...
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The Law of Landlord and Tenant: To which is Added an Appendix of Precedents

William Woodfall - Landlord and tenant - 1802 - 717 pages
...only ; for land comprehends, in its legal fignification, any ground, foil, or earth whatfoever : fo the word " land" includes, not only the face of the...thing under it, or over it ; and therefore, if a man grant all his lands, he grants thereby all his mines of metal and other foffils, his woods, his waters,...
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A Compendium and Digest of the Laws of Massachusetts, Volume 3, Part 2

Massachusetts, William Charles White - Law - 1810
...between the surface of any land, and the centre of the earth, belongs to the owner of the surface, as is every day's experience in the mining countries...only the face of the earth, but every thing under it and over it : and, therefore, if a man grants all his lands, he grants thereby all his mines of metal,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1817
...between the surface of any land, and the centre of the earth, belongs to the owner of the surface. So that the word land includes not only the face of the earth, but every thing under it or over it." By this description it seems to be implied that the possessor of a freehold is considered as having...
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The Law of Landlord and Tenant: To which is Added an Appendix of Precedents

William Woodfall - Landlord and tenant - 1822 - 668 pages
...only ; for land comprehends, in its legal signification, any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever; so the word " land" includes, not only the face of the earth, but every thing under it, or over itj and therefore, if a man grant all his lands, he grants thereby all his mines of metal and other...
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The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer, Volume 4

Richard Burn - 1831
...line between the surface of any land and the centre of the earth, belongs to the owner of the surface. The word ' land" includes not only the face of the earth, but every thing under it or over it." — 2 Bla. Com. 18. (a) Lands, houses, &c. The occupiers of lands, whether for pleasure or for the...
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Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of North-Carolina, Volume 3

North Carolina. Supreme Court, Thomas Pollock Devereux, George Edmund Badger - Law reports, digests, etc - 1834
...fossils, his woods, his waters, and his houses, as well as his fields and meadows." (2 Bl. Com. 1 8.) The word •' land," includes not only the face of the earth, but every thing nnder it or over it. The stable was fixed to the land, and was in law a part of it. It could not be,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1836
...open new mines, without the license of the lord of the manor; nor for the lord, without the consent of the word " land" includes not only the face of the...every thing under it, or over it. And therefore if a the tenant, to open new mines under the lands occupied by such tenant. (Biihop of Winchester v. Knight,...
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The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer, Volume 4

Richard Burn - Justice of the peace - 1837
...line between the surface of any land and the centre of the earth, belongs to the owner of the surface. The word 'land' includes not only the face of the earth, but every thing under it or over it." — 2 Bla. Com. 18. This is the legal signification of " land," when it is used by itself; but when...
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Precedents in Conveyancing: A Collection of Forms of Assurances of ..., Volume 3

Samuel Vallis Bone - Conveyancing - 1839
...line, between the surface of any land and the centre of the earth, belongs to the owner of the surface, as is every day's experience in the mining countries....every thing under it or over it. And therefore, if a roan grants all his lands, he grants thereby all his mines of metal and other fossils, his woods, his...
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