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What is CHAIN OF TITLE

A term applied metaphorically to the series of conveyances, or other forms of alienation, affecting a particular parcel of land, arranged consecutively, from the government or original source of title down to the present holder, each of the instruments included being called a “link.” Payne v. Markle, 89 111. 69.

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