Common recovery

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COMMON RECOVERY. A judgment recovered in a fictitious suit, brought against the tenant of the freehold, in consequence of a default made by the person who is last vouched to warranty in the suit., A common recovery is a kind of conveyance. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2088, 2092-3. Vide Recovery.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In order to understand common recovery it is necessary to know that when property was transferred in the middle ages the seller regularly warranted that it was free of any possible claim, and that if a claim was subsequently made upon it the buyer could then summon the seller (by a process known as |vouching to warranty') to answer in his place.