3 edition of Lands located under military warrants in certain states. found in the catalog.
Lands located under military warrants in certain states.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
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The attention of all persons interested therein is hereby directed to the following extract from the act of Congress approved March 3, , VIRGINIA LAND WARRANTS, ETC. 45 to wit: The owners or holders of all outstanding military land warrants or parts of such warrants issued or allowed by the State of Virginia for military services performed. Federal Land Patents offer researchers a source of information on the initial transfer of land titles from the Federal government to individuals. In addition to verifying title transfer, this information will allow the researcher to associate an individual (Patentee, Assignee, Warrantee, Widow, or Heir) with a specific location (Legal Land Description) and time (Issue Date).
If a veteran’s application for bounty land was approved, they would receive a bounty land warrant (sometimes abbreviated in the files as ) for a certain number of acres. They could then either transfer or sell the warrant (which is what many did), or file it with a land office for a selected portion of land. War of Military Bounty Land Warrants, Fold3. War of Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files Fold3. War of Service Records Index Fold3. Web: Illinois, Databases of Illinois Veterans Index, Ancestry. Web: U.S., .
The GLO - Eastern States Office is the custodian of millions of title documents, maintaining and protecting the Secretary of the Interior's official copies of over 9 million GLO records. These records are considered vital to the core responsibilities of the BLM. Some of these records date from the late 's. 16 A quick study of the military land warrants at the North Carolina State Archives shows that Howell Tatum either received grants or money the charges against Donelson and Terrell were issued "Nolle prosequi" it did not fall under the United States fugitive act. According to the Western Land Entry book at the North Carolina State.
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The Revolutionary War warrant indexes for the second series (issued under the acts of and ) are called “Index to Revolutionary War Military Bounty Land Warrants Issued Under the Acts of and ” and the “Register of Military Land Warrants Presented at the Treasury for Locating and Patenting, ”.
The act of the General Assembly passed on Jwhich established the Virginia Land Office, also provided for the awarding of bounty lands for specified Revolutionary War military service. The purpose of the bounty land system was to encourage longer military service. Under the Virginia Land Law ofresidents of the Kentucky District could purchase Certificates of Settlement and Preemption Warrants if they met certain residency requirements.
This database is indexed by Preemption Warrant number, the individual acquiring the Warrant & Certificate of Settlement, immediate assignees, and tract location. Highlights in Land Grant History Under the King's Proclamation ofthe British Government declared land would be awarded to veterans of the French & Indian War in lieu of cash.
Land grants authorized by these military warrants can be found in the Virginia and Old Kentucky Land. Land entry files at Archives 1 are divided into three rough categories: (1) surrendered military bounty land warrants, (2) pre general land entry files, and (3) and later land entry files.
Researchers can search the BLM's GLO Records website to find the information needed to request each type of land entry file. The actual warrant given to the veteran or his assignee, i.e., the Veteran's Warrant, was embossed with wax and had the phrase "Military Warrant" at the top of the page.
Veterans' Warrants, if located, are included with the patent files. Oberly, James W. Sixty Million Acres: American Veterans and the Public Lands Before the Civil War.
Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, (FHL N2ob) This book explains how military bounty land warrants were usually sold for cash and the resulting effect on public land policy in the United States.
Websites [edit | edit source]. Sparta & Elba Land Office Records & Military Warrants (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, ). Greenville (opened Jmoved to Montgomery, Ma ). RESEARCH IN OTHER FEDERAL LAND RECORDS With the exception of military bounty and homestead land grants (see below), federal.
Example of “metes and bounds” survey from Survey No. Survey book No. “A”, page said office, shows as follows: Surveyed for James Holt, acres of land, part of a Military Warrant No. on the west side of the west fork of the Scioto; beginning at two white oaks and a sugar tree, upper corner of the river to Seymour Powell’s Survey No.
; running with Powell’s line. military actions against Indians during the War of Each entry provides the filing information for bounty-land warrants granted under the acts of, and Mexican War Congress granted bounty-land warrants for service in the Mexican War under the act of The bounty-land records are interfiled with the Mexican War pension.
Lebanon, & Centre Land Office Records & Military Warrants (Birmingham, AL: Southern University Press, ). Elba (opened April 1,moved to Montgomery, Ma ). Many names from land entry books and other records for this office from the Alabama Department of.
They are arranged by county or district where the land is located. Each of the commissioners laid off the Military Reservation receivwho ed 5, acres for his service. Those who accompanied the commissioners were also allotted land in the Military Reservation.
Surveyors received acres, while the chain carriers, markers, and. February 11 - 09 Stat.Sec. 9, Act to raise for Limited Time Additional Military, Certificates of Warrant Acres.
An act passed on Februby the Twenty-ninth U.S. Congress, Session II, which authorized the military of the United States under the direction of the President to raise and organize additional military forces during the war with Mexico.
Bounty land warrants were issued from the colonial period untilwhen the program was discontinued, and five years later, inthe rights to locate and take possession of bounty lands ceased. Military land bounties were offered by the United States Government in the early national period to attract men into the Army or to reward.
Bounty land warrants weren't automatically issued to every veteran who served. The veteran first had to apply for a warrant, and then, if the warrant was granted, he could use the warrant to apply for a land patent.
The land patent is the document which granted him ownership of the land. Basically, the warrant is a piece of paper which states.
military bounty land warrants to patent land within those areas. The Kentucky Military District was opened to settlers who met age & residency requirements in At that time soldiers from other states, as well other settlers, could patent land under the non-military “South of Green River Patent Series.”.
The acts of Congress relating to the sale of the public lands northwest of the river Ohio, are: An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States, in the territory northwest of the river Ohio, and above the mouth of the Kentucky river,chap. 29; an act regulating grants of land appropriated for military services, and.
Land office military certificates are available on microfilm and there is an online index. A card index to these records is located in the West Read-ing Room. The United States government also awarded bounty land and all records pertaining to it are held by the National Archives and the state(s) where the land was located.
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.
Warrant Registers - Index to warrants, surveys and patents,by the name of the warrantee Application Registers. East Side Applications (Register) - Register of land warrant applications for land east of the Susquehanna and within the purchases of and earlier filed between and.
In and it created more stringent rules regarding military warrants. Stronger proof of a soldier’s service was required. Procedures in the land offices were changed. It set up a Board of Commissioners to judge the validity of military warrants.
The fraud had a rippling effect on other Tennessee land records.Land Records Overview The Commonwealth Land Office And Its Records. Land Records Order Form (PDF). With the exception of the Revolutionary War years, the Land Office of the Commonwealth has operated continuously since William Penn arrived in Pennsylvania in and began to administer and sell land.Military District (Kentucky) - established by Virginia for usage of military warrants issued for service in Virginia Continental Line or Virginia State Militia.
Location, set by Virginia Land Law ofis south of Green River in Southwestern Kentucky. Military District (Ohio) - located along Little Miami River in Ohio. Additional district.