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TITHE QUESTION.

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TITHE QUESTION. COURT OF EXCHEQUER, Nov. 12th, 1833. Th. JAMES, Clerk, v. DODS, Esq. 18 Was an action brought by the Rev. John James, Co °r °f the parish of Peumaen, in Gower, iu the y °f Glamorgan, against Thomas Dods, Esq., a 0b8»peo'an occupying a large farm in that parish, for .Uc,'n& the plaintiff in carrying oft his tithes by forn. "V» UP a gateway, through which the tithes used ?erly t0 be carried fore »^le ,r'a' °f 'he cause at the Cardiff Assizes be- *h ustkee Patteson, it was left to the Jnry to say ?tfen(fr t'*e ?ateway in question was shut up by the itig j. ant maliciously and tor the purpose of harrass- !^ie,LCler^man' or bona fide, and for his own con- ji ,ce- The Jury being of the latter opinion found fofjie ^feudant; and it was reserved as a question i e COurt above, whether the defendant had, in l^ir j 'aw» when his own convenience re- ^er to shut up the way through which the tithes t0 6 f°rmerly carried, and so oblige the Clergyman the p a way which was nearly two miles further to jtj arsonnge. Williams and Mr. Nicholl now appeared on °f the defendant, Dods, and argued that in the %%L, Uce of a prescriptive right, the Clergyman could ^pi 0 other way than that made use of by the oc- Aft °r carryingofl his nine-tenths. V, hearing Mr. Evans on the other side, ^Vay.e Court decided that there is no prescriptive ^ed'u Clergyman must confine himse'if to the way 8(1- y 'hefarmer, and which the farmer could alter bis convenience, provided the alteration was flj e for the purpose of harrassiug the Clergyman. for the defendant was therefore not '0 us Insert the above statement, which is forwarded Jinje at> anonymous correspondent at the same ^eg to state that no communication can be ^f<h« wbich is not authenticated by the signature sending it.—ED. G. and G.]

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