If the vendee in reliance upon an oral contract for the sale of realty enters into possession under the contract of sale and pays part or all of the purchase price, these acts constitute such part performance as take the case out of the statute.1 Thus

Atl. 863; Peay v. Seigler, 48 S. C. 496; 59 Am. St. Rep. 731; 26 S. E. 885; Humbert v. Brisbane, 25 S. C. 506; Gulf, etc., Ry. v. Settegast, 79 Tex. 256; 15 S. W. 228; Houston, etc., Ry. v. Wright, 15 Tex. Civ. App. 151; 38 S. W. 836; Peck v. Stanfield, 12 Wash. 101; 40 Pac. 635; McWhinnie v. Martin, 77 Wis. 182; 46 N. W. 118.

1Mackall v. Mackall, 135 U. S. 167; Manning v. Franklin, 81 Cal. 205; 22 Pac. 550; Todd v. Leach, 100 Ga. 227; 28 S. E. 43; Gaines v. Kendall, 176 111. 228; 52 N. E. 141; Dunn v. Berkshire, 175 111. 243; 51 N. E. 770; Starkey v. Starkey, 136 Ind. 349; 36 N. E. 287; Gilmore v. Asbury, 64 Kan. 383; 67 Pac. 864; Seavey v. Drake, 62 N. H. 393; Brown v. Prescott, 61 N. H. 643; Davis v. Portwood. 20 Tex. Civ. App. 548; 50 S. W. 615; Baker v. De Freese, 2 Tex. Civ. App. 524;

21 S. W. 963; Harrison v. Harrison, 36 W. Va. 556; 15 S. E. 87.

1Hodson v. Heuland (1896), 2 Ch. 428; Smallwood v. Sheppards (1895), 2 Q. B. 627; Townsend v. Vanderwerker, 160 U. S. 171; Mer-rell v. Witherby, 120 Ala. 418; 74 Am. St. Rep. 39; 23 So. 994; 26 So. 974; Day v. Cohn, 65 Cal. 508; 4 Pac. 511; Eaton v. Whitaker, 18 Conn. 222; 44 Am. Dec. 586; Hatfield v. Miller, 123 Ind. 463; 24 N. E. 330; Gould v. Banking Co., 136 111. 60; 26 N. E. 497; reversing 36 111. App. 390; Caldwell v. Drum-mond, - la. -; 96 N. W. 1122; Winkleman v. Winkleman, 79 la. 319; 44 N. W. 556; Green v. Jones, 76 Me. 563; Dugan v. Gittings, 3 Gill. (Md.) 138; 43 Am. Dec. 306; Sigler v. Sigler, 108 Mich. 591: 66 N. W. 489; Walker v. Owen. 79 Mo. 563; Kelley v. Stanberry, 13 Ohio 408; Baker v. Hussey, 63 S. C. 551; taking possession of realty and using a right of way under a deed conveying the realty only is part performance of an oral contract to convey the right of way.2 In some jurisdictions change of possession and payment of the consideration are not sufficient as part performance if no valuable improvements are erected.3