A certain tract or parcel of land, with all buildings thereon, situated Southerly of the Cemetery Road, in the town of Scotland...
When multiple parties claim ownership of land or property, it is said there are "clouds" on the title of the deed. Like clouds on a title, our memories are full of ambiguities and lingering attachments. The legal process for clearing clouds is referred to as a quiet title action. During this process, the disputes of all the former inhabitants need to be voiced and addressed:
To all the people to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting.