SEC. 11-17-37. Decrees as to possession, rents, etc.
In suits to try title, to cancel deeds and other clouds upon title, and to confirm title to real estate, the chancery court shall have jurisdiction to decree possession and to displace possession, to decree rents and compensation for improvements and taxes. In all cases where said courts heretofore exercised jurisdiction auxiliary to courts of common law, it may exercise such jurisdiction to grant the relief sought, although the legal remedy may not have been exhausted or the legal title established by a suit at law.
SOURCES: Codes, 1892, Sec. 502; 1906, Sec. 552; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 309; 1930, Sec. 406; 1942, Sec. 1326.