Mexican Land Measurements

On September 25, 2015, Posted by , In Law, tagged in ,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Mexican Land Measurements

Spanish and Mexican land grants were primarily for livestock raising and agriculture. Exact measurement of these grants were codified in Mexican law and inform modern researchers how to interpret land grants. According to Leonidas Hamilton’s book “Mexican Law A Compilation of Mexican Legislation…” published in 1882, following are the basic…