Interpreting Land Records
By (author) Donald A. Wilson
Interpreting Land Records by Donald A. Wilson
Book DescriptionThe difficult task of boundary retracement begins with three substantial steps: recovering land records, determining the significance of those records, and applying the findings to conditions on the ground. Interpreting Land Records thoroughly details everything surveyors need to know to formulate sound, defendable opinions, including how courts interpret ambiguous words and conflicts between words in documents, and between those words and items outside the documents. Packed with illustrative case examples accompanied by descriptions of how a retracement was performed, what the problems were, and how the surveyor resolved them, Interpreting Land Records features: Practical information on records research Surveying methods used in the United States over the past several hundred years--including the English system, Napoleonic Code, Mexican and Spanish land grant systems, and more Two appendices providing definitions for historical words and phrases as well as how to interpret them Guidance for confirming a land record with physical evidence on-site Advice on using historic maps, photographs, and written documents in establishing a boundary for which official records are lost or corrupted
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471715436
(242mm x 164mm x 26mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Donald A. Wilson
Interpreting Land Records, Hardback (January 2015)
Base retracement on solid research and historically accurate interpretation Interpreting Land Records is the industry s most complete guide to researching and understanding the historical records germane to land surveying.
Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles, Hardback (January 2014)
The new edition of Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles has been updated to reflect ongoing changes in surveying technology and surveying law, notably by adding water boundary expert George Cole as a contributor to revamp information on Riparian and Littorial Boundaries.
Easements Relating to Land Surveying and Title Examination, Hardback (September 2013)» View all books by Donald A. Wilson
The most up-to-date guide to easements and reversions written specifically for the land surveyor, Easements Relating to Title Examination and Land Surveying succinctly and incisively covers easements and reversions, written specifically for the land surveyor.
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Author Biography - Donald A. Wilson
DONALD A. WILSON is President of Land & Boundary Consultants, Inc. in Newfields, New Hampshire.
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