3 edition of Land sales on military land warrants granted to public-land states. found in the catalog.
Land sales on military land warrants granted to public-land states.
United States. Congress. House
|Other titles||To grant to States 5 per cent on military land warrants|
|Contributions||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||49|
The type of transaction is also recorded such as cash entry, credit entry, homesteads, patents (deeds) granted by the Federal Government, and other conveyances of title such as Indian allotments, internal improvement grants (to states), military bounty land warrants, private land claims, railroad grants, school grants, and swamp grants. The area comprises about Million acres. Approximately Million was deemed fit for cultivation and was set aside for military bounties. The tract was surveyed in and opened to settlement. Then warrants for land were issued by the government. Many of these land grants can be found by searching Illinois Public Land Sales at.
The United States Military District was a land tract in central Ohio that was established by the Congress to compensate veterans of the American Revolutionary War for their service. The tract contains 2,, acres (10, km 2) in Noble, Guernsey, Tuscarawas, Muskingum, Coshocton, Holmes, Licking, Knox, Franklin, Delaware, Morrow, and Marion Counties. With over , bounty-land applications, this index covers the years of service spanning the War of , the Indian Wars, and the Mexican War. Soldiers, or their heirs, were allowed to submit an application with affidavits, commissions, discharges, or written declarations as proof of service between and The index typically includes information about the soldiers rank.
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. Scrip acts made it possible to redeem warrants for the Ohio lands and the Virginia United States military districts. Those acts were passed for Virginia in and Ohio in These records appear in the micropublications U.S. Revolutionary War Bounty-Land Warrants Used in the U.S. Military District of Ohio and Related Papers (Acts of , , ), Series M, 16 rolls, and in Register of Army Land Warrants Issued under the Act of for Service in the Revolutionary War: Military District of Ohio, Series.
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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. Federal Land Series, Volume 2, Federal Bounty Land Warrants of the American Revolution,by Clifford Neale Smith [R Sm53f] Virginia Military District Entry Book Index,State Archives SeriesGR Author: Elizabeth Woods.
The system of granting free land in the public domain to men who served the United States during military conflicts—or, in the case of their death, to their heirs—was implemented in Following the Revolutionary War, this system of issuing military bounty warrants served as a way for the cash-poor United States to use large tracts of land to meet its obligations to soldiers.
Warrants. i Written by Dr. George W. Knepper Cover art by Annette Salrin THE OFFICIAL OHIO LANDS BOOK This book is a publication of The Auditor of State 88 East Broad Street. Bounty-Land Warrants for Military Service, – From to the United States granted bounty-land warrants for military service, primarily to encourage volunteer enlistments, but also to reward veterans for service during the Revolutionary War, the War ofthe Mexican War, and a variety of Indian wars, Indian removals, and otherFile Size: 95KB.
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.
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. By Name of Purchaser or Name of Purchaser in a Specified County.
Enter at least the first two letters of the surname of the purchaser. Enter the purchaser's name in the format: last name space first name space middle initial (for example, Smith John D).The first name and middle initial may be omitted to accomplish a surname search.
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 There are over ten million such individual land transactions in the custody of the National Archives.
These case files cover land entries in all 30 public land states. The case files were filed as either military bounty land warrants, pre general land entry files, or as post land entry files. 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. 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.
Bounty land is a grant of free land from a government given to citizens as a reward for service to their country, generally for military-related service. Most bounty-land warrants in the United States were given to veterans or their survivors for wartime military service performed between and 3 March 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. Beginning with the Congressional Act of 16 September and the Land Ordinance ofa wide variety of Congressional acts governed the distribution of federal land in the thirty public land s acts opened up new territories, established the practice of offering land as compensation for military service, and extended preemption rights to squatters.
Welcome to the Bureau of Land Management(BLM), General Land Office (GLO) Records Automation web site. We provide live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title.
Government Property for Sale or Disposal GSA frequently has surplus personal and real property which it makes available for sale or lease by qualified parties. Before getting into the details, a point of order: Personal Property is defined as tangible items ranging from common products, such as office equipment and furniture, to specialized.
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. Land owners are shown in the Kansas county plat atlases. Search the Archives Catalog for information about additonal maps.
Search ATLAS, our online library catalog, for plat atlases for states other than Kansas. The federal government is in the process of digitizing its land patent records, including cash entry, homestead and military warrants.
Index, land patents and grants,[from Virginia land office] Family History Library Military warrants, nos., August 8, Septem [from Virginia land office] Family History Library. Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office Records.
The Official Land Records Site for the United States. This site has a searchable database of more than five million (present) Federal land conveyance records, including scanned images of those records.
There are also images related to survey plats and field notes, dating back to 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"- .Bounty-land warrants, which entitled their holders to free land in the public domain, were given to veterans or their survivors for wartime service performed between and 3 March Bounty-land warrant application files, which provide evidence of military service, are part of Record Gr Records of the Veterans Administration.