“Esson v. Mayberry. Trinity Term, 1841.
The grantee of a water lot, bounded on the shore, is entitled to take up to high-water mark; and that line of his grant changes with the gradual encroachment or retirement of the sea.
…The plantiff derived his title to the land in question through several mesne conveyances, from Mrs. Jane Donaldson. She, it appears, was, in 1818, and previously thereto, in possession of lots Nos. 4, 5 and 6, in division letter W, in the town plot of Dartmouth”
Thomson, James. “Law reports : containing decisions of the Bench of the Supreme Court in Nova-Scotia between the years 1834 and 1841” [Halifax, N.S.? : s.n.], 1853 (Halifax, N.S. : R. Nugent) https://www.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.67192/1?r=0&s=1