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Grand Lodge of Georgia v. City of Thomasville

Supreme Court of Georgia
226 Ga. 4 (1970)


Facts

A certain deed described the transferred property as follows: Lot 196 in the thirteenth district of Thomas County, Georgia, beginning in the northwest corner of the lot running south about eight acres to a stake, then 20 chains east to a stake, then north about six acres to a road, then five chains west along the road, then north to the north line of a lot running east and west, then west to the starting point. On appeal, the defendant argued that the deed was invalid because the description of the land was too indefinite.

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