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quarter section

A square tract of land that is one-half mile on each side.
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I hereby nominate [my husband] as Trustee, without bond, of [Fern's quarter section of farmland] and authorize and direct my said Trustee to take charge of said real estate on March 1, 1945, and to rent and manage the same during his lifetime or until such time as he makes distributions of his individual property, among his children, as hereinafter provided, such rents * * * to be paid to my said children .
Quarter sections through which the Chicago River or the Sanitary and Ship Canal runs tend to have high employment density.
It would border on the inane for a farmer to sell such a strip of land out of his quarter section as it can only be economically farmed by him--it cannot be economically farmed by another.
Regional habitat availability was calculated by summing the amount of habitat in the 96 quarter sections censused.
Companies will pay $64,000 per quarter section they sponsor.
There was little else to whinge about other than the blocked out quarter sections which link the bonnet to the front side windows.
Begin by attaching two slats on either side of the joints between the quarter sections, so each slat is 1/4 in.
Avalon is also acquiring a salt water disposal well and offset and development acreage in the two quarter sections of the East Chandler Field.
Ever industrious, these two brothers thought a most practical solution would be to build one homestead on the boundary of the two quarter sections and they would sleep on opposite ends, thereby fulfilling their homestead obligation.
The wells will be drilled on 160 acre drilling blocks typically encompassing standard governmental quarter sections.
Fence lines divide farmers' fields into quarter sections and mark the limits of public roads.
The package would consist of 52 quarter sections or approximately 8,300 acres and one mill site located on BLM land near Ehrenberg, Ariz.