Edwards v. Lee
Caves. Edwards v. Lee
D discovered entrance to cave on his property. He then proceeded to widen footpaths, build a hotel, and use it for profit. P sued D for trespass, saying that a lot of the cave extended under his land
Cut and dry rule: owner of realty, unless there has been a division of the estate, is entitled to the free and unfettered control of his own land above, upon, and beneath the surface.