A secondary factor was adoption of a universal method of land measurement assuring the metes and bounds
Metes and bounds
were adequate for land identification in Europe, but it was a failure in North America.
With Metes and Bounds
, Quinn has created a strong candidate for inclusion in that canon.
Indeed, a reference to streets or prominent geographic features may provide more meaningful notice to voters than a metes and bounds
They laughed at our Jeffersonian township grid survey system, which ignored the natural landscape, and much preferred the older, landscape-sensitive New England metes and bounds
a total of one (1) survey plat and corresponding metes and bounds
descriptions are required.
The nation-state is more likely to persist for a long, long time because it responds to man's propensity to define his metes and bounds
as a person and to define the metes and bounds
of his collective personality as a citizen of a nation-state.
Subdividing the land; metes and bounds
and rectangular survey systems.