Dean T. Lemley


A long, detailed description may be exasperating to the engineer, attorney, or title examiner when preparing and checking the deed, but it is not nearly so exasperating as is a long, detailed, and expensive law suit to the client. Identity of land is the sole purpose of the description, and the authorities are endless that nothing will pass by a deed except what is described in it, whatever the intentions of the parties may have been.