Evidence of acts of ownership is admissible on an issue as to the title or boundaries to property1. Under this rule, evidence has been admitted of such acts as fishing a river or pond2, felling a tree3, preventing persons from trespassing4, maintaining a ditch5, and perambulation of a manor by the lord, even in the absence of anyone on behalf of the rival claimant6.
Ancient documents coming from the proper custody7 and purporting on the face of them to show exercise of ownership, such as leases8, licences in the nature of leases9, or documents showing that a person in possession
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