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Grandpa, all you bought was the air.

The Broad form of the Company’s Deed Excerpted from the deed to his grandpa’s West Virginia Farm By Bob Henry Baber …….and excepting and reserving all the coal and other minerals and other substances on, in, and underlying said land … Continue reading

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Fork Creek Memories West Virginia Highlands Voice May, 2012

Fork Creek Memories West Virginia Highlands Voice May, 2012 My sainted grandma Barker told me of the rich Mr. Skinner riding his horse up and down Coal River buying mineral rights. Sometime back then someone got the bright idea to … Continue reading

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Broad Form Deed

A summation taken from http://www.as.wvu.edu/WVHistory/documents/073.pdf The Broad Form Deed For a sum of money, sometimes as low as fifty cents an acre,  the buyer of mineral rights got all coal, minerals, oils and gasses, salt and salt mineral waters, fire … Continue reading

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