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79-2316. Description of real estate in tax proceedings. It shall be sufficient to describe real estate in all proceedings relative to assessing, advertising, selling or foreclosing the same for taxes by initial letter, abbreviations and figures, to designate the township, range, section or parts of section, and also the number of lots and blocks. All of such descriptions which shall indicate the real estate intended with ordinary and reasonable certainty and which would be sufficient between grantor and grantee in an ordinary conveyance, shall be sufficient.

History: L. 1876, ch. 34, § 119; R.S. 1923, 79-2316; L. 1941, ch. 375, § 7; September 1.

Source or prior law:

G.S. 1868, ch. 107, § 93; 79-2906.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Abbreviated description of land held not void. Comm'rs of Jefferson Co. v. Johnson, 23 Kan. 717, 720, 721.

2. Lot described as platted includes land appurtenant; vacated street; description sufficient. Marion County Comm'rs v. Clark, 157 Kan. 132, 138, 138 P.2d 449.

3. Under facts description in tax foreclosure action held sufficient. Board of County Comm'rs of Cherokee County v. Smith, 169 Kan. 623, 625, 220 P.2d 131.

4. Description of property in tax foreclosure proceeding sufficient; service by publication constitutional. Board of County Commissioners v. Alldritt, 217 Kan. 331, 335, 336, 536 P.2d 1377.


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