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DWELLING-PLACE Definition & Legal Meaning

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This term is not synonymous with a “place of pauper settlement” Lisbon v. Lyman, 49 N. H. 553.Dwelling-place, or home, means some permanent abode or residence, with intentionto remain ; and Is not synonymous with “domicile,” as used in International law, buthas a more limited and restricted meaning. Jefferson v. Washington, 19 Me. 293.

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