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Surveyor General - Survey Records - Colonial Plats and Warrants

 Series
Identifier: 003-03-056

Scope and Contents

This series consists of plats and warrants from the Royal Provincial Period. As many were lost or carried away by the British during the Revolutionary War, the records in existence provide a representative sample.

Each plat shows a drawing of the tract; physical features; scale; name of parish in which tract was located; acreage; names of adjoining land owners, if any; date of survey; and signatures(s) of the Surveyor(s) General who made the survey.

Each warrant gives the name of the person to whom it was given, location of the tract by parish or sometimes by physical description, date of warrant, signatures of the Secretary and Governor. The following notations are usually on the verso of a warrant: name of the person to whom the warrant was issued, acreage, and book and page on which the plat is recorded.

Dates

  • Created: 1755-1775

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

2.00 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Alphabetically by surname of the person for whom the survey was made.

Records available online through the Virtual Vault link on our website, www.georgiaarchives.org .

Creator

Title
Surveyor General - Survey Records - Colonial Plats and Warrants
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