Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 38

Maine Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine Volume 38

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...that he found an old line between 31 and 25 of the middle division, and a corner at the termination of it marked I. P. 1793; that the distances did not vary much from the State plan he had with him _at the time; that he made the west line of 27, eight miles, and made a corner; that he run eight miles and 106 rods to the south-west corner of 26, east division; that he run six miles and 34' rods to the south-west corner of 25, east division; that he measured five miles and 30 rods to south-west corner of 24, east division. It appeared that the same witness was requested by Col. Black in 1834 or 5, to run out township No. 25, east division; to find the north-west corner of it, and to add two miles on the north, and run a line parallel to the north line of 25, and if it could not be found, to take the lines he had run previously'and run it out. The northerly line run by Jones part way across the township, when run through to the division line, did not correspond to the corner he made in 1833, on that division line. According to his running, from the intersection of the south line of 31, middle division, with the eastern line of that division, to his north line of 25, east division, was two miles and 27 rods, while the State plan made it one mile and 214 rods; and that he made it from the south line of 31, middle division, to northwest corner of 24, east division, four miles and 23 rods, while the state plan made it four miles and 140 rods. The north line of 23, east division, was an old line, and the south line of 31 middle division, was an old line. At the northeast corner of 43 was an old monument. He formerly surveyed in the east division, and run the lines on the town ships therein. but never found any line run by Peters in the east...
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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236828755
  • 9781236828750