Claim and Delivery – the name of an action to recover personal property wrongfully taken or held and, in some circumstances, to recover damages

claim and delivery:

1. In some states, the name of an action to recover personal property wrongfully taken or held and, in some circumstances, to recover damages. [1]

1. A statutory action in some jurisdictions, partaking of the nature of common-law replevin in contemplating the recovery of the specific property claimed, where such is possible, but resembling trover in permitting the recovery of value where delivery of the specific property is impossible.  46 Am J1st Replev § 6. [2]

1. In some states, the name of an action to recover personal property wrongfully taken or held and, in some circumstances, to recover damages. [3]

References:

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition
 by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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