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Subject: [ROOTS-L] "Metes and bounds" Re: Need help with deed terminology
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 20:30:41 -0400
Metes and bounds....is the term for which you need an explanation? It is
used to describe parcels of real property...land, acreage, etc.
This link will give a good description of the terms and the meaning:
On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 4:28 PM, <> wrote:
> When reading some deeds in the late 1700s and early 1800s I came across
> some terms that I do not understand. I looked them up in the dictionary and
> either did not find them or I still did not understand them. I"ll bet that
> someone on this does know what these measurements means.
> Thanks for any help that you can be.
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