Section 95 Evidence as to document unmeaning in reference to existing facts

Section 95  Evidence as to document unmeaning in reference to existing facts.

When language used in a document is plain in itself, but is unmeaning in reference to existing facts, evidence may be given to show that it was used in a peculiar sense.

Illustration

A sells to B, by deed “my house in Calcutta.”

A had not house in Calcutta, but it appears that he had a house at Howrah, of which B had been in possession since the execution of the deed.