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ABSTRACT OF TITLE

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 78 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ABSTRACT OF TITLE, in English law, an epitome of the various instruments and events under and in consequence of which the vendor of an estate derives his title thereto. Such an abstract is, upon the sale or mortgage of an estate, prepared by some competent person for the purchaser or mortgagee, and verified by his solicitor by a comparison with the original deeds. (See CONVEYANCING.)
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