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1847 Penmanship in 2010

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 6/13/2010 at 1:03 AMHere's a minor mystery that I ran across today among the various sets of field notes from 1847 describing original land grants in the area
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1847-Vintage Texas Rectangular Surveys

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 6/10/2010 at 12:13 AMI've been working on a new project for a couple of days now that promises to be a classic example of Texas surveying. The tract, a
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1838 Boundary Retracement Example

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 5/23/2010 at 4:23 PMEarlier this year, one of the projects I was working on involved as a part of the survey, locating the NW corner of an original
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Mark Movements (Part 2)

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 5/20/2010 at 10:41 PMHere's a survey problem that is pretty much Nuclear Physics. Either that or Rocket Surgery. Werner Von Braun isn't returning his calls, so I can't
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The Fence that Wasn't

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 4/21/2009 at 9:25 PMI've been trying to get some work finished up so I can get started on the 8,000 ac. ranch survey out in
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Example: Metes and Bounds vs. PLSS

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Okay. Here is pretty much the beginning of the discussion of whether or not the PLSS is inherently simpler than systems of metes and bounds land grants of the sort
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Thence Up the River with the Meanders (1830 style)

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 4/12/2009 at 1:40 AMHere's an interesting thing. The line shown below in yellow is most likely where a Central Texas surveyor reported in 1830 that
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The Attorney and the Coordinates

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 3/24/2009 at 9:07 PMI took a map by the office of an attorney today. The map showed the results of a survey that I'd made
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More on internet land sales

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 2/1/2009 at 12:50 PMIn case you missed your chance to buy that 5-acre tract in Pecos County, Texas that the UK seller was advertising as
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13 years later

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Posted By Kent McMillan on 1/27/2009 at 5:35 PMThirteen years ago, I made a control survey around about 24 blocks along one edge of the campus of The University here
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