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Subject: [ROOTS-L] Re: Rod
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 17:56:28 EST
In a message dated 03/17/2003 4:37:27 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> A rod was a Surveyors measuring tool. As listed by another the length was
> used in the description of properties. So many rods, chains and links. You
> will see it in old deeds. actually it was used in some places of to the
> early 1900s. Surveyors use a term "chaining" when they do surveys.