Read the Deed’s Legal Description Completely

It can be tempting to say that the text of a deed is “legal mumbo jumbo.” Sometimes it is. Many land records are comprised of boilerplate text that reveals no significant information. However there are times. This deed from the early 19th century in Bedford County, Virginia, indicated that the title to the property was clarified by an act of the Virginia legislature. That’s definitely something worth learning more about since their are other owners of the tract mentioned in the deed itself.

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