Section 18-2-19

Appeal from assessment of damages to circuit court.

From any assessment of damages made or had under this chapter, the landowner, if dissatisfied, is entitled to an appeal, as matter of right, to the circuit court of the county, and on such an appeal to a trial de novo by jury, such appeal to be taken within 20 days after the application is granted, on giving security for the costs of the appeal, to be approved by the judge of probate. Upon the giving of such security, the judge of probate must file in the office of the clerk of the circuit court a full and complete transcript of all the proceedings, including the inquest of the jury, within 10 days after such appeal is taken.

(Code 1886, §3206; Code 1896, §1748; Code 1907, §3909; Code 1923, §7528; Code 1940, T. 19, §54.)