The description begins:
A parcel of real property containing 49.5 aces, more or less, being described as follows: Commencing …
and then it ends:
…to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 88 1/2 acres, more or less.
As noted above, “more or less” is the operative phrase here.
This is my favorite entry, ever, in a land records index, even better than those entries in 19th Century handwriting that looks like they were written in very artfully arranged but faint human hairs.
Yes, that’s right: Three entries for “Illegible Name.”
Personally, I’ve never scanned an index for entries for “Illegible Name.” […]
Flem and Eula Snopes own a house at 10 Flem Snopes Drive in Jefferson. Flem owns a corporation, Snopes Realty, Inc., which has rental properties in other parts of Jefferson.
In the land records of Yoknapatawpha County there is a deed of trust to Merchants and Farmer’s Bank. It begins:
THIS DEED OF TRUST […]