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Land located with military warrants.

United States. Congress. House

Land located with military warrants.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government property,
  • Land tenure,
  • Public lands

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLand located with military warrants
    SeriesH.rp.161
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15958514M

    The following indices to land records are available as online images. More information about each is available on the index page. Old Rights Index: Bucks and Chester Counties - Index to warrants, surveys and returns filed for lands in Bucks and Chester Counties, generally prior to Original Purchases Register - Register of Original. 3, land management tract books containing official records of the land status and transactions involving surveyed public lands arranged by state and then by township and range. These books indicate who obtained the land, and include a physical description of the tract and where the land is located.

    military bounty land warrants files (Acts of , , , , , ). You may request only one land which the land was located, and the approximate date of the entry (blocks ). Frequently, we can locate individual land entry files through name indexes. However, indexes do not exist for all states and all years. The Virginia Military District was an approximately million acre (17, km²) area of land in what is now the state of Ohio that was reserved by Virginia to use as payment in lieu of cash for its veterans of the American Revolutionary War.. Virginia had historic claims to much of the Northwest Territory, which included Ohio, dating from its colonial charter.

    A listing of the names of individuals with Military Land Warrants in Jefferson County, IA Jefferson County Online Military Land Warrants: Land Record Book #66, Jefferson County Recorder's office. "Approximately twelve million acres of Iowa land were sold for cash by the Federal Government, about fourteen million acres were disposed of in. Get this from a library! War of military bounty land warrants, [United States. National Archives and Records Service.;] -- National Archives microfilm reproduction of bound volumes containing two series of military bounty land warrants issued between and to veterans of the War of , and 4 volumes of.


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Land located with military warrants by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

Original data: U.S. Revolutionary War Bounty Land Warrants Used in the U.S. Military District of Ohio and Relating Papers (Acts of, and ), ; Microfilm Publication M, 16 rolls; ARC ID: Records of the Bureau of Land Management, Record Group 49; National Archives at Washington, D.C.

This database indicates includes 4, bounty land warrants issued by Virginia to veterans of the Revolutionary War.

Warrants, the first step in land patenting, were given as payment for military services; the allotment was determined by the soldier's rank and time of service, and the land was located in the Revolutionary War Military District.

Military Bounty Land. San Jose, California: CR Publications, FHL M27r; Bounty land applications and warrants for the Revolutionary War and some warrants for the War of have been microfilmed.

They are available at the Family History Library and are described in. Virginia Military District Survey Book Index. Arranged numerically by Survey number. White three-ring binder (located on the Land Research reference shelf) Cites the Survey Book volume letters and page number.

Entries may also include Ohio county and township names. Catalogue of Virginia Military Warrants, by Samuel M. Wilson [R Wv]Author: Elizabeth Woods. Also available on microfilm: Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants.

Reels Related Resources. Kentucky Land Office Revolutionary War Warrants. This is a fully searchable database that can be searched by name or military certificate number. Images of the warrants are available online. Bounty land warrants were grants of free land issued to veterans in return for military service from the time of the Revolutionary War through in the United States.

They contained the surrendered warrant, a letter of assignment if the warrant was transferred to another individual, and other papers pertaining to the transaction. Information concerning the disposition of the warrants is located in the state records of Kentucky and Ohio.

Land Office Military Certificates are part of: Records of the Executive Branch. Land Office (Record Group 4) and are also described in Entry 86 in Virginia Land Office Inventory.

The warrants were issued by the secretary of state, the corresponding amount of land was located, land location was recorded in the military land office, the survey was made, the grant issued, & grant was recorded in the county where the land was.

The military land office was in Nashville; Martin Armstrong was in charge of the office from An application was a request to purchase a certain amount of land in a particular locality from the State government. The successful applicant received a land warrant from the State Land Office, and both the applications and warrants are filed in Record Gr Records of the Land Office, at the Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg.

Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office. discussedbelow in the section on military bounty land warrants. Before Julythe GLO kept the case files for all general land entries theentryman’s name, state in which the land was located, land office where the entry was made, type of entry, and final certificate or.

The May Land Laws passed by the Virginia General Assembly authorized the sale of treasury warrants to patent "waste and unappropriated land." After proof of payment was established, the Virginia Land Office provided a printed warrant specifying the quantity of land and the rights upon which it.

"[Reproduces] bound volumes containing two series of military bounty land warrants issued between and to veterans of the War ofand four volumes of index to the warrants"--Introd Records of the Bureau of Land Management.

Record Group 49 reel 1. Indexes, ; Vols. (), warrant numbers -- reel 2. Warrants for the acts of, and (excluding the general bounty land acts of, and ) are reproduced in the following: War ofmilitary bounty land warrants, War of Military Bounty Land Warrants, (NARA M) The records usually contain the veteran’s name, rank, company, and regiment.

Please note: Although some of these records have been digitized and made available online, there are many records that are only available in paper or microfilm format at NARA locations.

The access to and acquisition of land drove much of American history. From wars, treaties, immigration, and settlement, land is interwoven into the very core of what it means to be America.

To search by warrant number, key the entire four-digit number. Example: Warrant #1 must be keyed as Information for two military warrants may appear if the number was duplicated by the land office.

United States, Freedmen's Bureau, Land and Property Records, Family Search. Virginia Land Records Ancestry. Virginia Revolutionary War land grant claims (rejected) Family History Library Virginia original warrants and plats, [for land now located in Kentucky] Family History Library Land Records by County/City.

The State Archives has all kinds of land warrants (see the Adjutant General's Office Records for military ones). These have also been published in several indexed volumes of Tennessee Land Entries Military Bounty Land () by AB Pruitt, available at major research libraries.

Key Points to Remember in Land Patenting The only Military Warrants recognized in the Kentucky Land Grant system were for service in the French & Indian War and the Revolutionary War (by Virginia soldiers).

No Military Warrants were used in Kentucky land patents for. An index has been kept of the patents on record, but many of these indexes were made at a time when little thought was given to efficiency, and much confusion has resulted, both to the public who seek information, and the custodians of the Land Office who seek to supply the information.

In all aboutpatents have been granted to land located in the State of Kentucky. Variables include the number of acres awarded to the warrant recipient, the conflict in which the veteran served, his wartime military rank, his state of residence, the public land office where the warrant was located, the year the warrant was issued, and the type of military unit in which the veteran served.

Option 2: An additional source to connect Virginia Military Warrant numbers to recipients or their heirs, or assignees is the List of Virginia Military Warrants Located in Ohio and Kentucky,State Archives SeriesGR or LOV Entries are arranged by warrant number that is in the far left : Elizabeth Woods.The land transfers recorded in the tract books include those to individual owners--by homestead, timber claim, military bounty land, land grant, or purchase, but roughly half the acres of land in Kansas were given to railroad companies to encourage railroad expansion.

The railroad companies then sold this land to private individuals. The State.Get this from a library! Old Montgomery Land Office Records and Military Warrants, [Marilyn Davis Barefield] -- "The land originally sold out of the Montgomery Land Office was located in the counties or portions of the counties as they exist today of .