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- American Heritage Dictionary, 3rd ed., s.v. "plat."
- from a letter published in The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 72, Part 1, London, 1802 : "... many attorneys ought to be whipt for not knowing how to spell; that plot a conspiracy and plat a piece of ground were pronounced exactly alike ..."
- "City of Corpus". Cctexas.com. Retrieved 2012-12-13.