entering the common rule

In the old common-law action of ejectment, the entry by the clerk of an order of court requiring the casual ejector, if he was a stranger, to give notice to the tenant in possession that he had been sued and would make no defense, and that unless the tenant in possession should defend, he would be turned out. 25 Am J2d Eject § 2.

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