claim and delivery


claim and delivery
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 the value where delivery of the specific property is impossible. 46 Am J1st Replev § 6.

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