Cockshot's Lessee v. Hopkins, 2 Dall. 96 (Pa. 1787)

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

April Term, 1787.

Cockshot's Lessee versus Hopkins.

Ejectment. The demise laid in the declaration having expired, during the pendency of the action, Coulthurst, moved for leave to amend by inserting the word twenty, instead of seven, so as to enlarge the term: And he cited Cowp. 841. 4 Burr. 2448.

Lewis was about to reply, when the Chief Justice observed, that the point was not only decided by the English authorities, but by a recent adjudication in this Court.

By the Court:—Let the amendment be allowed on payment of costs.

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