Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Headright and Bounty Documents
Scope and Contents
Also known as the Warrant files, these records document the preliminary stages of issuing headright and bounty grants to Georgia citizens. In addition to warrants for land surveys, there are certificates of service for bounty land grants, petitions for land for headright grants, and powers of attorney.
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- Created: 1783-1909
- Surveyor General (Organization)
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131.00 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
The files are arranged alphabetically by surname with an individual folder containing all papers relating to any one name regardless of the location of the land.
Physical Access Requirements
Please use the online collection at www.familysearch.org, Georgia, Headright and Bounty Land Records, 1783-1909. Users will need to create a free online registration to view records.
- Surveyor General - Headright Land Grant Records - Headright and Bounty Documents
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