Defining What is a Mexican Vara

On September 27, 2015, Posted by , In Law, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Defining What is a Mexican Vara

Land grants issued in Mexico were measured in varas, the unit of all measurements of length. The Mexican vara is based on the Castillian vara used in the “Marc of Burgos.” It is the legal standard of measurement in colonial Mexico. According to the Hamilton book of Mexican Law written in 1882: How are varas determined? “The…