I'm working in Wilkes/Elbert Co. GA. I have a 300ac. square measured in
chains, 55c on a side. Two adjoining tracts are sold out of it, 126 ac &
130ac., which share some of the same corners. Unfortunately not all the
directions have a distance, and there is meander, probably a common one.
Some of the legs that do list a direction and a distance read something
like a "cut" or "out" and "pins".
For example: "...beginning at a pine then south twenty chains to a
chesnut [sic] then north seventy east five outs and five pins to a
It could be five "ought" and 5 "pins" I suppose, but has anyone
into this before? Perhaps something peculiar to a particular immigrant