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Property Law Keyed to Kurtz
Tapscott v. Cobbs
Citation:Court of Appeals of Virginia (1854). 52 Va. (11 Grat.) 172.
Land was sold to Sarah Lewis between 1820 and 1825. Lewis remained in possession of the land until she died in 1835. Mrs. Cobbs was the heir of Mrs. Lewis. There is no evidence that shows that Mrs. Cobbs took possession of the land when Mrs. Lewis died.
Tapscott took possession of the land in 1842 without title to the land.
Mrs. Cobb commenced an action for ejectment.
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