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Surveyor General - General Administrative Records - Land Lottery Administrative Records

 Series
Identifier: 003-01-020

Scope and Contents

This series contains documents relating to Georgia's land lotteries including copies of treaties in which land was ceded to the state, copies of the acts of the General Assembly authorizing a lottery be held to distribute the land, proclamations by governors, and instructions to surveyors. Correspondence between the Governor, Surveyor General, district surveyors, and citizens comprise a large portion of the material.

Dates

  • Created: 1803-1854

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

4.50 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

This series is arranged first by lottery, then chronologically.

Creator

Title
Surveyor General - General Administrative Records - Land Lottery Administrative Records
Author
Georgia Archives
Description rules
Local
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States