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FORTY Definition & Legal Meaning

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Iu land laws and conveyancing, in those regions where grants, transfers,and deeds are made with reference to the subdivisions of the government survey, thisterm means forty acres of land in the form of a square, being the tract obtained byquartering a section of land (640 acres) and again quartering one of the quarters. Lentev. Clarke, 22 Fla. 515, 1 South. 149.


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