Natchitoches La. Loan

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A Natchitoches attorney sought an FHA loan for a client. He was told
the
> loan would be granted if he could prove satisfactory title to a parcel
of
> property being offered as collateral. The title to the property dated
back
> to 1803, which took the Lawyer three months to track down
>
> After sending the information to the FHA, he received the following
reply
> (actual letter):
> "Upon review of your letter adjoining your client's loan application, we
> note that the request is supported by an Abstract of Title. While we
> compliment the able manner in which you have prepared and presented the
> application, we must point out that you have only cleared title to the
> proposed collateral property back to 1803. Before final approval can be
> accorded, it will be necessary to clear the title back to its origin."
>
> Annoyed, the lawyer responded as follows (actual letter):
> "Your letter regarding title in Case No.189156 has been received. I
note
> that you wish to have title extended further than the 194 years covered
by
> the present application. I was unaware that any educated person in this
> country, particularly those working in the property area, would not know
> that Louisiana was purchased, by theU.S., from France in 1803, the year
of
> origin identified in our application.
>
> For the edification of uninformed FHA bureaucrats, the title to the land
> prior to U.S. ownership was obtained from France, which had acquired it
by
> Right of Conquest from Spain. The land came into the possession of Spain
by
> Right of Discovery made in the year 1492 by a sea captain named
Christopher
> Columbus, who had been granted the privilege of seeking a new route to
India
> by the Spanish monarch, Isabella. The good queen, Isabella, being a
pious
> woman and almost as careful about titles as the FHA, took the precaution
of
> securing the blessing of the Pope before she sold her jewels to finance
> Columbus' expedition.
>
> Now the Pope, as I'm sure you may know, is the emissary of Jesus Christ,
the
> Son of God, and God, it is commonly accepted, created this world.
> Therefore, I believe it is safe to presume that God also made that part
of
> the world called Louisiana. God, therefore, would be the owner of
origin
> and His origins date back to before the beginning of time, the world as
we
> know it AND the FHA. I hope you find God's original claim to be
> satisfactory. Now, may we have our damned loan?"
>
> The loan was approved.
 

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la4angus":1gbhnls2 said:
A Natchitoches attorney sought an FHA loan for a client. He was told
the
> loan would be granted if he could prove satisfactory title to a parcel
of
> property being offered as collateral. The title to the property dated
back
> to 1803, which took the Lawyer three months to track down
>
> After sending the information to the FHA, he received the following
reply
> (actual letter):
> "Upon review of your letter adjoining your client's loan application, we
> note that the request is supported by an Abstract of Title. While we
> compliment the able manner in which you have prepared and presented the
> application, we must point out that you have only cleared title to the
> proposed collateral property back to 1803. Before final approval can be
> accorded, it will be necessary to clear the title back to its origin."
>
> Annoyed, the lawyer responded as follows (actual letter):
> "Your letter regarding title in Case No.189156 has been received. I
note
> that you wish to have title extended further than the 194 years covered
by
> the present application. I was unaware that any educated person in this
> country, particularly those working in the property area, would not know
> that Louisiana was purchased, by theU.S., from France in 1803, the year
of
> origin identified in our application.
>
> For the edification of uninformed FHA bureaucrats, the title to the land
> prior to U.S. ownership was obtained from France, which had acquired it
by
> Right of Conquest from Spain. The land came into the possession of Spain
by
> Right of Discovery made in the year 1492 by a sea captain named
Christopher
> Columbus, who had been granted the privilege of seeking a new route to
India
> by the Spanish monarch, Isabella. The good queen, Isabella, being a
pious
> woman and almost as careful about titles as the FHA, took the precaution
of
> securing the blessing of the Pope before she sold her jewels to finance
> Columbus' expedition.
>
> Now the Pope, as I'm sure you may know, is the emissary of Jesus Christ,
the
> Son of God, and God, it is commonly accepted, created this world.
> Therefore, I believe it is safe to presume that God also made that part
of
> the world called Louisiana. God, therefore, would be the owner of
origin
> and His origins date back to before the beginning of time, the world as
we
> know it AND the FHA. I hope you find God's original claim to be
> satisfactory. Now, may we have our damned loan?"
>
> The loan was approved.

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