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They contain stipulations for extinguishing the possessory rights of the Indians to large and valuable tracts of lands.
Possessory registration, however, was to be granted to any one who could show a prima facie title—a quick and cheap process.
The position held at first by sufferance may ripen into a possessory title, provided he sticks to his claim.
A BREEZE FROM THE WOODS, 2ND ED.WILLIAM CHAUNCEY BARTLETT
Practically, the right to such property was possessory, and when abandoned it reverted to the gens.
ANCIENT SOCIETYLEWIS HENRY MORGAN
Massachusetts, New York, and Connecticut claimed largely, but without possessory right.
The ideas of property seem still limited to that of possessory right, Pueblo society.
They seemed to hold a possessory right to the distinguished positions, and to dictate who should be elected to the minor ones.
The American state denies to the church all possessory rights unless incorporated by itself.
In the assize of novel disseisin, which which was a true possessory action, the defendant could always rely on his title.
THE COMMON LAWOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR.
Modern German statutes have followed in the same path so far as to give the possessory remedies to tenants and some others.
THE COMMON LAWOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR.

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