That all actions brought for the recovery of any lands, tenements or hereditaments
of which any person may be possessed by actual, open and notorious possession for
seven successive years, having a connected title in law or equity deducible of record
from this state or the United States, or from any public officer, or other person
authorized by the laws of this state to sell such land for the nonpayment of taxes,
or from any sheriff, marshal or other person authorized to sell such land on execution
or under any order, judgment or decree of any court of record, shall be brought within
seven years next after possession being taken as aforesaid, but when the possessor
shall acquire title after taking such possession, the limitation shall begin to run
from the time of acquiring title.
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