Title is a legal term for a bundle of rights in a piece of property in which a party may own either a legal interest or an equitable interest. The rights in the bundle may be separated and held by different parties. It may also refer to a formal document that serves as evidence of ownership. Conveyance of the document may be required in order to transfer ownership in the property to another person. Title is distinct from possession, a right that often accompanies ownership but is not necessarily sufficient to prove it. In many cases, both possession and title may be transferred independently of each other.
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... Prior to the establishment of the United States titleto Indian lands in lands controlled by Britain in North America was governed by The Royal ... This proclamation by King George III reserved titlein land to the Indians, subject to alienation only by the Crown ... In the United States Indian titleis the subservient titleheld by Native Americans in the United States to the land they customarily claimed and ...
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