Section 18-2-9

Summons to landowners to appear and show cause against grant of application.

On the return of the inquest, summons must issue from the court of probate to the owner of the acre of land, if the same is assessed by the jury, and also the several owners of the land found by the inquest to be liable to damage, to appear before him on a day named in the summons, and show cause, if any they have, why the applicant should not have permission to erect his dam.

(Code 1852, §2101; Code 1867, §2493; Code 1876, §3567; Code 1886, §3193; Code 1896, §1736; Code 1907, §3897; Code 1923, §7516; Code 1940, T. 19, §42.)