3 edition of Land located with military warrants, etc. found in the catalog.
Land located with military warrants, etc.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
|Other titles||Ascertaining amount of lands located with military warrants|
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Then warrants for land were issued by the government. Many of these land grants can be found by searching Illinois Public Land Sales. For an explanation of the way the land in these grants are surveyed, see Public Land Survey System. The General Land Office issued o patents in the Illinois Military Tract between October and. Cleves Symmes and the Ohio Company bought millions of acres located in Ohio in and One-seventh of the purchase price of that land was paid via federal land warrants for bounty land. Three more military land reserves were created for War of veterans.
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 service in the War of or later wars. The Virginia veterans had received warrants for their military service, which entitled them to various amounts of unclaimed public land, depending on their rank and length of service. A private soldier received a warrant for 50 acres of land, a sergeant acres, and .
Land Warrants per Acts of and ” The Index to the Register contains entries arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the surname of the warrant holder who registered and. located his warrant on land in the U.S. Military District of Ohio between and Entries give the warrant number, the number of acres. What is a land warrant application? 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.
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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.
War of Military Bounty Land Warrants, (NARA M) The records usually contain the veteran’s name, rank, company, and regiment; the date the warrant was issued; and the date the warrant was exchanged for a specific parcel of land.
The warrants are arranged numerically by warrant number and then chronologically. Online. U.S. War. 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.
Bounty Land Warrants [edit | edit source]. The federal government provided bounty land for those who served in the Revolutionary War, the War ofthe Mexican War, and Indian wars between and It was first offered as an incentive to serve in the military and later as a reward for Land located with military warrants.
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. MILITARY BOUNTY LAND WARRANTS -M - Volumes - Warrant Number "[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".
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. The site also contains information about the Kentucky Land Office and the land etc. book process. Published Resources.
Bockstruck, Lloyd Dewitt. This office had about 22% of the warrants used for grants (issued by North Carolina) for land in Tennessee. Military bounty land: These warrants were suppose to be for men (or heirs of men) who had served at least 2 years in one of the North Carolina regiments in.
The State Archives holds military and other land grant records dating from The Balloting Book, an index to New York bounty records, is searchable at siteWeb.
An index to the New York Military tract on microfilm can be rented through a Family History Center near you. North Carolina warrants date before the Revolutionary War, too.
Post. Original data: Tennessee. North Carolina Revolutionary War Land Warrants, – Land Office Records, –, Record Group Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee. MISSOURI MILITARY LAND WARRANTS DALLAS PUBLIC LIBRARY GENEALOGY Reference Use Only MILITARY WARRANTS WAR OF Transcri bed and compí ted by Maxíne Dunaway Public Liþragy SEP 16 Dallas, Copyr íght,Maxine f)unavay $ per copy Pius $ i postage and hand Published by: Maxí ne Dunaway S Harvard Avenue Spríngfíetd, MO.
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. 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. 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.
Virginia State Land Office. Military Certificates (recorded), BookNo. Reels Virginia State Land Office. Military Warrants. Reels Ohio Land Office, Records Relating to Virginia Military Lands, Miscellaneous Reels Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants.
Reels Revolutionary War. The location of the appropriate land office depended upon the type of grant to be received, i. e., military, purchase, or pre-emption. The entry taker searched his records, and if he determined no one had previously entered that particular land, he copied the entry into his well-bound book and gave it the next number in sequence, called an.
Dates and Provisions for Bounty Land First warrant act Non-commissioned officers serving five years or their heirs received acres “Double Bounty Warrants” issued to soldiers who enlisted after December Bounty land could be located in any public domain land. [Statutes at Large.
27th Congress. Session II. This is a short version of the history of land that became bounty warrants that Congress offered to military veterans after the Revolutionary War. For service in the War ofsix million acres in the Territories of Michigan, Illinois and Louisiana were given to military veterans, transferring land of many other tribes to whites at no cost.
State militia soldiers fought many wars against Britain, Mexico, and American Indian nations to take land for the United States.
The federal government rewarded them with military land warrants—certificates that could be redeemed for up to acres of U.S. public land. The warrants were quickly sold and then traded on Wall Street to land agents in the country’s western territories.
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.
It may also include the date the land was located and a description of the land. If he obtained bounty land, you should be able to find your ancestor in National Archives Microfilm Series M (14 rolls), War of Military Bounty Land Warrants, This series includes an index to patentees in Missouri & Arkansas, a partial index for.First, the veteran or his heirs received a warrant or warrants for service in the Revolutionary War.
Second, under the authorization of the warrant(s), the veteran or his heirs or assigns filed an Entry with the Surveyor of the military district, which reserved the land for patenting until the field survey could be made (usually after fees were paid or it was established that the land was.military bounty land warrants files (Acts of,).
you must supply the name of the land entryman (settler, patentee, etc.), the state in which the land was located, and the approximate date of the entry (blocks ).
Frequently, we can locate individual land entry files.