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  516.040.  Possession of land under color of title, effect. — The possession, under color of title, of a part of a track or lot of land, in the name of the whole tract claimed, and exercising, during the time of such possession, the usual acts of ownership over the whole tract so claimed, shall be deemed a possession of the whole of such tract.


(RSMo 1939 § 1006)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 854; 1919 § 1309; 1909 § 1882

(1960) Evidence as to adverse possession held insufficient to require the setting aside of the trial court's finding to the contrary.  Dunlap v. Hartman (Mo.), 338 S.W.2d 10.

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