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Lafayette County, Mississippi - - 1900 Federal Census Team Transcription
Microfilm # T623-814
ED# Enumeration Description: Status Transcriber Proofreader
42 Beat 1 (part)
Excluding Oxford city. Begin at southwest corner of Sec. 24, T. 9, R. 4; thence north to half section line of Sec. 25, T. 8, R. 4; thence east through center of Sec. 25, T. 8, R. 4, and Secs. 30 and 29, T. 8, R. 3, to the west boundary of Oxford corporation; thence 1/2 mile south, 1 mile east, and 1/2 mile north with said corporation line to 1/2 section line of Sec. 27, T. 8, R. 3; thence due east through center of Sec. to west boundary line of Sec. 26, T. 8, R. 2; thence south to southeast corner of Sec. 22, T. 9, R. 2; thence west to beginning.
     
43 Beat 1 (part)
Excluding Oxford city. Begin on west boundary of corporation of Oxford opposite center of Sec. 29, T. 8, R. 3; thence west through center of Secs. 29 and 30, T. 8, R. 3; thence through center of Sec. 25, T. 8, R. 4, to west boundary of said Sec. 25; thence north to northwest corner of Sec. 12, T. 8, R. 4; thence east * mile; thence north 1 mile; thence west * mile; thence north 1 mile; thence east to the northeast corner of Sec. 24, T. 7. R. 2; thence south to 1/2 Sec. line of Sec. 27, T. 8, R. 2; thence west through center of Secs. 27, 28, 29 and 30, T. 8, R. 2, and Secs. 25, 26, and 27, T. 8, R. 3, to the east boundary of the corporation of Oxford; thence north, east and west on corporation line to place of beginning.
     
44 Oxford city      
45 Beat 2 (part)
Begin at northeast corner of Sec. 25, T. 7, R. 1; thence due west to northwest corner of Sec. 30, T. 7, R. 2; thence south 1 mile; thence east to southeast corner of Sec. 27, T. 7, R. 2; thence south to 1/2 Sec. line of Sec. 26, T. 8, R. 2; thence due east through center of intervening sections to county line; thence north with county line to beginning.
     
46 Beat 2 (part)
Begin at northeast corner of county on Sec. 1, T. 7, R. 1; thence in northwesterly direction with Tallahatchie river to northwest corner of Sec. 60, T. 6, R. 2; thence south to southwest corner of Sec. 19, T. 7, R. 2; thence east to county line; thence north to beginning.
     
47 Beat 3 (part) including Abbeville town
Begin at northeast corner of Sec. 25, T. 6, R. 3; thence northwesterly with Tallahatchie river to northeast corner of Sec. 21, T. 6, R. 3; thence due west to northwest corner of Sec. 19, T. 6, R. 3; thence southwesterly with Tallahatchie river to northwest corner of Sec. 36, T. 6, R. 4; thence south to southwest corner of Sec. 25, T. 7, R. 4; thence east to southeast corner of Sec. 25, T. 7, R. 3; thence north to beginning.
     
48 Beat 3 (part)
Embraces all territory in said county north and west of Tallahatchie river.
     
49 Beat 3 (part)
Begin at northwest corner of Sec. 36, T. 6, R. 4; thence southwesterly with Tallahatchie river to west boundary of county at southeast corner of Sec. 27, T. 7, R. 5; thence south to 1/2 Sec. line of Sec. 27, T. 8, R. 5; thence east through intervening Sections to west boundary of Sec. 25, T. 8, R. 4; thence north to northwest corner of Sec. 11, T. 8, R. 4; thence east 1 mile; thence north 1 mile; thence west 1 mile; thence north to beginning.
     
50 Beat 4 (part) including Taylor town
Begin on 1/2 line of Sec. 26, T. 8, R. 4; thence west through center of Secs. 26, 27 and 29, T. 8, R. 4; thence south to Yocona river; thence northeast with said river to northeast corner of Sec. 27, T. 9, R. 3; thence west to northwest corner of Sec. 25, T. 9, R. 4; thence north to beginning.
     
51 Beat 4 (part)
Begin on 1/2 Sec. line of Sec. 30, T. 8, R. 4; thence west to county line; thence south to southwest corner of Sec. 22, T. 10, R. 5; thence east 1 mile to Yacona river; thence with said creek to Sec. line between Secs. 17 and 18, T. 10, R. 4; thence north to beginning.
     
52 Beat 4 (part)
Begin at northeast corner of Sec. 27, T. 9. R. 3; thence southwest with Yocona river to county line; thence along southern boundary of county to southeast corner of Sec. 34, T. 10, R. 3; thence north to beginning.
     
53 Beat 5 (part) including Parie town
Begin northeast corner of Sec. 27, T. 9, R. 2; thence west to northwest corner of Sec. 26, T. 9, R. 3; thence south to county line; thence east to southeast corner of Sec. 35. T. 10, R. 2; thence north to northeast corner of Sec. 35, T. 9, R. 2; thence west 1 mile; thence north 1 mile to beginning.
     
54 Beat 5 (part) including Tula town
Begin at northwest corner of Sec. 36, T. 9, R. 2; thence south to county line; thence east to southeast corner of county; thence north to northeast corner of Sec. 36, T. 9, R. 1; thence west to beginning.
     
55 Beat 5 (part) including Lafayette Springe town
Begin on 1/2 section line of Sec. 25, T. 8, R. 1; thence west through center of intervening sections to western boundary of Sec. 26, T. 8, R. 2; thence south to southwest corner of Sec. 26, T. 9, R. 2; thence east to county line; thence north to beginning.
     

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