Some articles on square leagues:
... In 1853, Limantour filed claims at the Public Land Commission for 47 square leagues (200,000 acres) of Mexican land grants ... The claims included eighty square leagues of Cape Mendocino Tiburon peninsula, the Farallones, Alcatraz four square leagues of San Francisco (all the land south of California Street) Rancho Ojo ...
Famous quotes containing the words league, eleven and/or square:
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