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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...
Dates: Created: 1755-1775
Found in: Georgia Archives

Surveyor General - Survey Records - District Plats of Survey

 Series
Identifier: 003-03-024
Scope and Contents This series consists original surveys of land districts in counties made prior to distribution of land by lottery, 1805-1833, plus resurveys or renewed surveys of districts.The District Plats of Survey remain the legal basis for the land lot system in Georgia. This system established counties, districts, and land lots through a number of land surveys. Each county was divided into districts and each district was subdivided into land lots, ranging in size from 40 acres to 490...
Dates: Created: 1805-1832
Found in: Georgia Archives

Surveyor General - Survey Records - Field Note Books

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Identifier: 003-03-025
Scope and Contents

Field note books were compiled by district, reserve, and sectional surveyors in conjunction with the District Plats of Survey prior to the distribution of land by lottery, 1805-1833. Field notes record distances and points in which the districts and land lots were demarcated and numbered. References to land features, roads, and watercourses can also be found within the field note books.

Dates: Created: 1805-1832
Found in: Georgia Archives

Surveyor General - Survey Records - Headright and Lottery Loose Plat File

 Series
Identifier: 003-03-026
Scope and Contents To acquire a land grant, an applicant obtained a warrant of survey from the land court in the county in which he wanted land. The county surveyor then surveyed the land, made a plat of survey, and forwarded a copy of the plat to the Surveyor General to be recorded. The applicant then applied to the Governor’s office for the grant after he paid all office fees. The grant was then issued and recorded. This series consists of the plats that remained at the office of the Surveyor General to be...
Dates: Created: 1783-1909
Found in: Georgia Archives

Surveyor General - Survey Records - Land Lottery Plat Books

 Series
Identifier: 003-03-027
Scope and Contents To acquire a land grant, an applicant obtained a warrant of survey from the land court in the county in which he wanted land. The county surveyor then surveyed the land, made a plat of survey, and forwarded a copy of the plat to the Surveyor General to be recorded. The applicant then applied to the Governor’s office for the grant after he paid all office fees. The grant was then issued and recorded. This series consists of the officially recorded plats by the office of the Surveyor...
Dates: Created: 1805-1832
Found in: Georgia Archives

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