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Jim Barrett - Timpson, TX
From: moveradams via <deed-mapper-users(a)rootsweb.com>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2014 9:23 AM
Subject: [DMU] Chains and poles
First let me say what a great resource this is. Thanks to all who have put in the
thousands of hours.
I have a question about chains and poles. My understanding is that there are 4 poles per
However, in the text portion of some of the deeds, the chains are converted to only 2
For instance in the Albemarle County, VA deed of 25 May 1734 to James Defaux.
Using two poles per chain certainly makes the property about the correct size.
I would appreciate a little insight on that conversion.
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