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Clark III – Fundamentals of Law for Surveyors



Clark III – Fundamentals of Law for Surveyors (1939) – 1.5 Contact Hours
Fundamentals of Law for Surveyors, “Identification of Boundaries of Tracts—Responsibility of Surveyors,” is a treatise written in 1939 by Frank Emerson Clark, land surveyor and attorney at law. Clark produced this document contemporaneously with the release of the Second Edition of Clark on Surveying and Boundaries. It contains his writing on the duties and responsibilities of the land surveyor, some basic rules of construction on the interpretation of descriptions of property in deeds, basics of the Rectangular Survey System in the United States, other systems of surveying, highway boundaries, water boundaries, and the fundamental principles of retracing original boundaries. This is a 2-Page Letter covering Clark’s 1939 treatise, consisting of 30 pages. This 32-Page document has a 10-Question examination based on the text of the newsletter and attached materials.

OBJECTIVES: To enhance professional competency and improve practitioner’s knowledge of the law as it relates to the practice of land surveying.