Mississippi Code Title 89. Real and Personal Property § 89-13-5. Notice and proceedings;  assessments

The opposite party shall have five days' notice of the time of the meeting of the freeholders, which may be served as a summons is required to be, and each party may introduce evidence of the value of the fence;  and the freeholders, or a majority of them, may assess the amount to be paid by the one party to the other, and shall give to the party entitled to the compensation a certificate stating the amount they assess in his favor.

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