ACRE RIGHT - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ACRE RIGHT? Definition of ACRE RIGHT in Black's Law Dictionary

"The share of a citizen of a New England town in the common lands. The value of the acre right was a fixed quantity in each town, but varied in different towns. A 10-acre lot or right in a certain town was equivalent to 113 acres of upland and 12 acres of meadow, and a certain exact proportion was maintained between the acre right and salable lands." Messages, etc., of the Presidents, Richardson, X, 230.

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