3 edition of Grant of lands to Alabama. found in the catalog.
Grant of lands to Alabama.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
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The Vine and Olive Colony was an early settlement of French expatriates located near present-day Demopolis, in Marengo County. The settlers were mythologized as noble heroes of the Napoleonic wars in Albert J. Pickett's history of Alabama's beginnings, but their story is somewhat less romantic. In fact, none of the colonists were of noble birth, and the plan by which they were to. Find Grant, AL land for sale. View photos, research land, search and filter more than 11 listings | Land and Farm.
View listings of land for sale in Grant, AL. Find information about ranches, lots, acreage and more at ®. Historical Maps of Alabama are a great resource to help learn about a place at a particular point in a Maps are vital historical evidence but must be interpreted cautiously and carefully.. Alabama Map Collections. Several books of Alabama maps exist for locations, named places, and boundaries. States bordering Alabama are Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Some settlers claimed land by British or Spanish land grants, and others were squatters who claimed land by right of pre-emption. Starting in , U. S. Land Offices were established to sell land in the area which would become Alabama. By law federal land was sold to the highest bidders at public auctions. Book A (entry , "Abstract list of Indian applicants for military bounty lands") is a list of Indian applicants for military bounty land under the act of March 3, , showing the name, tribe, service and length thereof, names of officers under whom service is claimed, date of the completion of papers sent, name and post office address of.
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The system used by the federal government to grant lands in federal land states like Alabama is based upon a report compiled by a committee headed by Thomas Jefferson in The resulting Ordnance of determined that federal lands would be organized into squares of File Size: KB.
Lands Search Options. Name. Township, Range, and Section. Book. Additional Information. Grant of lands to Alabama. book about Township and Range. Counties in Huntsville Meridian.
Counties in St. Stephens Meridian. Counties in St. Stephens 31 Meridian. On the above meridian maps, the portions of the counties in green are not included in the meridian. Other Resources. Browse 3 Grant, Alabama for sale on Lands of America.
Compare properties, browse amenities and find your ideal in Grant, Alabama. Get this from a library. State lands of Alabama. A brief history, including land grants and land management. [A J Harris; Alabama.
Department of Conservation.]. Alabama is a Public-Domain State. Colonial settlers acquired title to Alabama lands from the French, the Spanish, the British, and the Native Americans.
Original copies of these grants from the first three groups may be found, respectively, in the Archives Nationales in Paris, the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, and the Public Record Office in London. A land patent is a document recording the passing of a land title from the government, or other proprietor, to the patentee/grantee.
This is the first-title deed and the true beginning of private ownership of the land. The patent describes in legal terms the land to which the title is given. 3, land management tract books containing official records of the land status and transactions involving surveyed public lands arranged by state and then by township and range.
These books indicate who obtained the land, and include a physical description of the tract and where the land is. ALABAMA LAND GRANTS AND LAND PATENTS COLLECTION, Finding aid Call number: LPR37 Extent: cubic ft.
(10 archives boxes, 5 oversize boxes.)File Size: 78KB. Browse Alabama for sale on Lands of America. Compare properties, browse amenities and find your ideal in Alabama. Alabama Land Records. USA (1,) > Alabama (22,) > Alabama Land Records () Statewide Land Records. U.S. General Land Office Records Ancestry.
Alabama land sales, statewide conveyances of University Lands to private ownership Family History Library. Alabama, Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre Ancestry.
Land Patents-Alabama MyHeritage. Land, Patents: The pre Alabama Land Records, ($). Index. Alabama, Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre Abstracts ($) U.S., Bureau of Land Management Tract Books, Images only.
History [edit | edit source] Land records are primarily used to learn where an individual lived and when he or she lived there. Today, there are 1, original General Land Office tract books at Eastern States, showing how, when, and to whom title to Public Domain lands passed from the United States—in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan.
Search land for sale in Grant AL matching. Find lots, acreage, rural lots, and more on Zillow. Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase - Page 8-Land grant, John P. Bush, Washington County, Alabama, April 8, Digital Object: u__ Application for land purchase, John Carson, Wayne County, Alabama, circaapplication 1 Digital Object: u__File Size: 58KB.
Land Grants. The second half of the nineteenth century was the era of railroad land grants. Between and extensive cessions of public lands were made to states and to railroad companies to promote railroad construction. Usually the companies received from the federal government, in twenty- or fifty-mile strips, alternate sections of public land for each mile of track that was built.
Search this free database of records (some original and some transcribed) of federal land donated to the state for sale, with patents issued by the State of Missouri, including Township School Land, –Seminary and Saline Land, –Swamp Land, –andAcre Grant, – Grant is a town in Marshall County, Alabama, United States.
As of the census, the population of Grant was ;  it is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. The town was incorporated on Novem with Delbert Hodges serving as the first : Marshall. Records of unidentified or various land offices, including tract books, ; land grant files, ; enlarged homestead designations, ; and stockraising designations, Maps ( items, in Denver): Wyoming oil fields, (21 items).
Right-of-way and railroad land grant plats, ( items). SEE ALSO To search for tract book records: Start by selecting the state. Fill in a complete land description. Click the Search Tract Books button. You will be switched to the "Search Results" page.
You can get a brief description of what each field means by hovering your mouse over it. Online Books by. United States. General Land Office. Books from the extended shelves: Decision of the Secretary of the Interior on the status of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company with respect to its land grant, J (New York, Evening Post General land office: Southern boundary of Alabama.
Letter from the secretary of the. Identifies purchasers, number of acres bought, and prices paid. Includes a map of the Mobile and Montgomery Railroad Land Grant and book that includes maps of townships containing land granted to the Alabama and Florida Railroad Company of Alabama.Old Main The East Alabama Male College had been struggling with financial difficulties since and even closed down during the Civil War.
Alabama Methodists voted to donate the school to the state, and the townspeople of Auburn offered acres if the legislature established a land-grant program at the school. Sheldon Toomer, who represented Lee County in the state House of Representatives.This tenth edition, edited by Michael Hill, incorporates changes in Alabama law since the last edition and expands the scope of forms included in the book.
For the first time, the forms are published in a separate book for ease of reference. The primary purpose of this Handbook is File Size: 2MB.