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Surveyor General - Public and Private Land Reserves - Augusta Land Court Proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 003-07-008

Scope and Contents

This volume contains a day-by-day journal and a ledger of entries, both relating to land to be granted in Washington and Franklin counties. The journal portion covers the period 1784 April 6 through 1784 May 26 and gives opinions and decisions relating to issuing warrants and surveying in the two counties. Instructions to the Surveyor General and his assistants are also included. The ledger portion of the volume, covering the period 1784 May 24 through 1785 February 21 shows the person's name who was petitioning for land, date the petition was received, number of acres in the petition, and a consecutive number assigned to each transaction. A list of duplicate warrants is given in the rear of the volume, showing the person's name, number of acres, warrant number, whether purchased or not, and the county in which the land was located.

Dates

  • Created: 1784-1785

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Chronological

Physical Access Requirements

Available in repository on microfilm.

Related Publications

The journal portion was published in: Allen D. Candler, comp., The Revolutionary Records of the State of Georgia, 3 vols. (Atlanta: The Legislature, 1908), 2:789-799.

Creator

Title
Surveyor General - Public and Private Land Reserves - Augusta Land Court Proceedings
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