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This volume contains information on fees recorded for whole lots and reverted whole lots for the 1820 Lottery. Information includes the date of transaction, name of grantee, lot number, district number, county in which the lot was located, and fee paid.
This series contains the records of fees paid on fractional lots that were distributed through sale by the state. Information includes the date of sale, the purchaser's name, fraction number, district number, county in which the fraction was located, and fee paid.
This volume contains a record of fees paid for the portions of fraudulently drawn lots that were sold. Information includes the date of transaction, name of grantee, lot number, district number, county in which the lot was located, fee paid, and in some cases whether the tract was the state's or the informer's portion.
This series contains a record of the fees collected prior to the issue of a grant for a particular tract of land granted under headrights. Information includes the date of payment, name of grantee, number of acres, county in which the land was located, and the amount paid.
This series contains a record of sales of lots that reverted back to the state after a fortunate drawer failed to obtain a grant for the lot drawn in any of the lotteries. Information includes the date of sale, name of the purchaser, lot number, district number, section number (Cherokee only), county in which the lot was located, and sale price.
This volume is divided into nine sections and contains a record of sales, rents, and notes received for lots, fractions, islands, reserves, and forfeited lands.
This series contains records of sales of forfeited lots, fractions, reserve lots, town lots, and islands. Information includes the town in which the sale was held, the date of sale, type of tract (land lot, fraction, etc.), lot number, district number, size of lot, name of purchaser, and amount paid.
This series contains recorded fees on whole lots for all lotteries. Information includes date of transaction, name of person who paid the fee, lot number, district number, section number (Cherokee only), county in which the lot was located, and fee paid.
This volume contains proceedings of the commissioners for the sale of fractional lots in Baldwin, Wilkinson, and Wayne Counties and the record of sales for those fractional lots.
This volume contains proceedings of the commissioners for the sale of fractional lots in Baldwin and Wilkinson Counties and the record of sales for those fractional lots.
This series consists of published and unpublished manuscripts given to the Surveyor General Department.
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.
This series contains materials pertaining to the formation, changes, and description of militia districts within the counties of the State of Georgia. Documents include executive orders creating or changing districts, petitions for new districts, and correspondence regarding militia districts in general. Also included is reference material maintained by the Surveyor General's Office documenting militia districts.
This series contains materials documenting the development or study of Georgia rivers for navigation or adjacent land use. Included are books, correspondence, news clippings, pamphlets, reports, and surveys.
This volume contains instructions from the Surveyor General to the district and county line surveyors. It includes details of procedures to be followed in surveying; copies of circulars and correspondence from the Surveyor General in relation to surveying the land lottery portions of the state; oaths of surveyors; and a list of surveyors elected in 1831 to survey the northwestern portion of the state in preparation for the 1832 lotteries.
This volume contains a record of petitions of individuals for land in Franklin and Washington counties. Included are the names of individuals petitioning for land, the date of reading, the county in which the land was located, and the number of acres.
This series consists of recorded grants issued by the provincial and state governors of the Colony and State of Georgia for lands primarily east of the Oconee River. Grants act as the initial title to public lands as issued to individuals upon petition, warrant, and survey of the land. Recorded in the grant is the name of the grantee, the county or parish in which the land was situated, a description of the land, the number of acres, and the date of the grant.
This volume contains recordings of grants signed by Georgia's three Royal Governors.
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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This series contains a record of grants issued by the Governors and was created by Executive Order, January 20, 1813. Included are the date of the grant, name of grantee, number of acres granted, and the county in which the land was located.
This series contains the names of individuals to whom land warrants were issued, renewed, or transferred from one county to another. Included is the date of warrant, the number of the warrant, and amount of acreage.
This volume records the names of individuals receiving a warrant of survey, the number of acres and location of the land to be surveyed.
This volume contains a record of certificates issued to refugee citizens and individuals serving in support of the military during the Revolutionary War. Included are the names of individuals receiving bounty warrants, designation and line of service, number of acres, certificate number, and date issued.
This index provides the names of individuals receiving grants for fractional lots in the 1832 land and gold lotteries.
This index provides the names of individuals receiving grants for fractional lots in the 1805, 1807, 1820, 1821, and 1827 land lotteries.
These indices provide the name of the individual receiving the grant.
These indices provide the book and page number in which the grant is recorded.
This series contains a wide variety of materials pertaining to the granting of land lots, or the purchase of fractional lots, in Georgia’s land lotteries. Documents include affidavits, certificates, correspondence, powers of attorney, and others relating to ownership or transfer of land lots or fractions. Not all land lots are represented.
This series contains four volumes that record the names of all participants in the 1805 Land Lottery. Recorded along with the names of participants are the results of each draw in the lottery, either a "blank" or a "prize", the latter being a land lot.
This volume, labeled as Bounty warrants issued by the Executive Council, contains recordings of warrants issued, beginning 1784 May 17 and running for an unknown period. Included are the names of persons to whom warrants were issued and the number assigned to each warrant.
This series contains documents relating to the granting of town lots in Columbus and reserve lots within the Coweta Falls Reserve. The materials include plats of survey, certificates of purchase, correspondence, performance bonds, and copies of commissioner minutes and news clippings.
This volume contains the proceedings of the Board of Commissioners relating to the founding and surveying of the Town of Columbus, located within the Coweta Falls Reserve.
This series contains documents relating to the granting of town lots in Macon and reserve lots within the Public Reserve at Macon. The materials include plats of survey, certificates of purchase, and bonds of purchasers.
This volume contains the proceedings of the Macon Reserve Commission including instructions to surveyors, reports of surveyors to the commission, records of accounts of payments and sales of lots.
This volume contains the proceedings of the Board of Commissioners of the Town of Milledgeville including the founding and surveying of the town and sales of lots.
Recorded in these volumes are grants issued for lots in the Town of Brunswick, Butts Reserve, Macon Reserve, and Coweta Falls or Columbus Reserve.
Each grant records the name of the grantee; the location of the lot; the county and district in which the grantee was residing at the time of participating in the lottery; and the date of the grant.
This series contains the official recorded copy of plats drawn pursuant to warrants of survey issued by the Governor for the Colonial and Headright counties. Each plat of survey contains the name of the person for whom the survey was made, the date of the warrant authorizing the survey, the date of the survey, the scale used in the survey, and the name of the surveyor. Also included is the county in which the land was surveyed and the acreage, or amount of land surveyed.
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