Outstanding military bounty land warrants.

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Other titlesTo satisfy indemnity certificates of location
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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
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Bounty land warrants were grants of free land issued to veterans in return for military service from the time of the Revolutionary War through in the United States. They contained the surrendered warrant, a letter of assignment if the warrant was transferred to another individual, and other papers pertaining to the transaction.

This database indicates Outstanding military bounty land warrants. book 4, bounty land warrants issued by Virginia to veterans of the Revolutionary War. Warrants, the first step in land patenting, were given as payment for military services; the allotment was determined by the soldier's rank and time of service, and the land was located in the Revolutionary War Military District.

The State Archives has all kinds of land warrants (see the Adjutant General's Office Records for military ones). These have also been published in several indexed volumes of Tennessee Land Entries Military Bounty Land () by AB Pruitt, available at major research libraries.

This is a short version of the history of land that became bounty warrants that Congress offered to military veterans after the Revolutionary War. For service in the War ofsix million acres in the Territories of Michigan, Illinois and Louisiana were given to military veterans, transferring land of many other tribes to whites at no cost.

Original data: U.S. Revolutionary War Bounty Land Warrants Used in the U.S. Military District of Ohio and Relating Papers (Acts of, Outstanding military bounty land warrants. book ), ; Microfilm Publication M, 16 rolls; ARC ID: Records of the Bureau of Land Management, Record Group 49; National Archives at Washington, D.C.

"[Reproduces] bound volumes containing two series of military bounty land warrants issued between and to veterans of the War ofand four volumes of index to the warrants"--Introd Records of the Bureau of Land Management. Record Group 49 reel 1. Indexes, ; Vols. (), warrant numbers -- reel 2. Our database indexes 4, Virginia Revolutionary Warrants.

There are duplicate numbers, therefore our warrants range in number from one to 4, Contact the Ohio Historical Society in Columbus for Virginia warrants with higher numbers than 4, Then warrants for land were issued by the government.

Many of these land grants can be found by searching Illinois Public Land Sales. For an explanation of the way the land in these grants are surveyed, see Public Land Survey System.

The General Land Office issued o patents in the Illinois Military Tract between October and. Congress authorized bounty-land warrants for military service in the Revolutionary War under acts of, and Surviving Revolutionary War veterans also qualified under the final bounty-land act of Many bounty-land claims for Revolutionary War service have been combined with other Revolutionary War pension Size: 95KB.

Military Bounty Warrants CHAPTER XXI. An Act for more Effectually Securing to the Officers and Soldiers of the Virginia line, the lands reserved to them, for discouraging present settlements on the north west side of the Ohio river, and for punishing persons attempting to.

Full text of "War of Military Bounty Land Warrants Pamphlet" See other formats NATIONAL ARCHIVES MICROFILM PUBLICATIONS PAMPHLET DESCRIBING M War of Military Bounty Land Warrants NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS SERVICE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON: GERALD R.

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FORD President of the United. If he obtained bounty land, you should be able to find your ancestor in National Archives Microfilm Series M (14 rolls), War of Military Bounty Land Warrants, This series includes an index to patentees in Missouri & Arkansas, a partial index for Illinois, and an index for patentees under the act (the one that allowed.

Ursprüngliche Daten: U.S. Revolutionary War Bounty Land Warrants Used in the U.S. Military District of Ohio and Relating Papers (Acts of, and ), ; Microfilm Publication M, 16 rolls; ARC ID: Records of the Bureau of Land Management, Record Group 49; National Archives at Washington, D.C.

Also available on microfilm: Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants. Reels Related Resources. Kentucky Land Office Revolutionary War Warrants. This is a fully searchable database that can be searched by name or military certificate number.

Images of the warrants are available online. Reproduced bound volumes containing two series of military bounty land warrants issued between and to veterans of the War ofand four volumes of indexes to the warrants.

These military bounty land warrants were certificates issued to eligible veterans giving them rights to free land in the public domain. - Fold3.

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One-seventh of the purchase price of that land was paid via federal land warrants for bounty land. Three more military land reserves were created for War of veterans.

Scrip acts made it possible to redeem warrants for the Ohio lands and the Virginia United States military districts. Military Bounty Land Warrants under the Act of Additional Information About this Series.

National Archives Identifier: Creator(s): Department of the Interior. General Land Office. /16/ (Most Recent) From: Record Group Records of the Bureau of Land Management, - With overbounty-land applications, this index covers the years of service spanning the War ofthe Indian Wars, and the Mexican War.

Soldiers, or their heirs, were allowed to submit an application with affidavits, commissions, discharges, or written declarations as proof of service between and The index typically includes information about the soldier&#;s rank.

Bounty Land is one of my favorite research subjects because it is so rich in history and records. The birth and development of bounty land in America tells a piece of this nation’s migration story, military history, and how the west was settled.

A rich story, indeed. Bounty Land is land awarded to soldiers for one of two reasons. About North Carolina and Tennessee, Revolutionary War Land Warrants, Following the Revolutionary War, North Carolina set aside land in upper Middle Tennessee as a military reservation.

The land was being reserved for soldiers (or their heirs) who served in the North Carolina Continental Line during the Revolutionary War. U.S. Revolutionary War Bounty Land Warrants Used in the U.S. Military District of Ohio and Related Papers (Acts of, ).

M 16 rolls. This microfilm publication reproduces U.S. Revolutionary War bounty land warrants, datedand related papers dated as late as War of Military Bounty Land Warrants, 14 reels. National Archives M TSLA Mf. # Despite the title of this record group, the material contained on the reels refers to bounty land warrants under the U.

acts of and Virginia State Land Office. Military Certificates (recorded), BookNo.Reels Virginia State Land Office. Military Warrants. Reels Ohio Land Office, Records Relating to Virginia Military Lands, Miscellaneous Reels Revolutionary War Bounty Warrants.

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9 Military Records - an Overview American Wars Where to Begin The National Archives Bounty Land Warrants Record of Events Compiled Military Service Records Regular Army Enlistments Regular Army Officers Rendezvous Reports Marine Corps Service Records Ordering Naval and Marine Corps Records Pension Brand: Cold Spring Press.

Military Bounty Land. Donation Lands - Records and indexes to Donation lands granted to Revolutionary War veterans of the Pennsylvania Line regiments Maps. Connected Draft Maps - maps from the Land Office Map Collection that show warrant tracts for specific areas within various counties.

If a veteran’s application for bounty land was approved, they would receive a bounty land warrant (sometimes abbreviated in the files as ) for a certain number of acres.

They could then either transfer or sell the warrant (which is what many did), or. Case files for land entries made before the s may contain only the name of the entryman; the land's location, acreage, and price; and the date and place of the land entry.

Or they may, in cases of military bounty-land warrants and private land claims, establish a record of U.S.

military service or reveal that the claimant settled in a. These records appear in the micropublications U.S. Revolutionary War Bounty-Land Warrants Used in the U.S.

Military District of Ohio and Related Papers (Acts of, ), Series M, 16 rolls, and in Register of Army Land Warrants Issued under the Act of for Service in the Revolutionary War: Military District of Ohio, Series. Bounty Land Warrant is a grant of free land issued to veterans in return for military service.

This state-or federal-government-issued certificate affirmed a veteran's eligibility to apply for ownership of a certain amount of public land. Bounty land warrants are not automatically issued to every veteran who served. Military Bounty Land Warrants Issued Under the Acts of and ” and the “Register of Military Land Warrants Presented at the Treasury.

for Locating and Patenting, ” Entries in the Index to Land Warrants usually indicate the veteran’s name, warrant number, and the act under which the warrant was issued, and. Land warrant definition is - a transferable certificate from the land office authorizing a person to assume possession of a specified quantity of public land.The Pension Bureau determined the eligibility of these individuals and issued military bounty land grants for up to acres.

Most of these land warrants were issued beforebut the government continued to make grants through the remainder of the 19th century.of the bounty warrants issued to Lincoln in compcnsatio.n for his service in the Black Hawk War, quotes in a footnote a letter from "Jos.

S. Wilson, Acting Commissioner Land Office, J 18G5," as follows: In regard to the bounty land warrants issued to Abraham Lincoln for military services during the Blaek Hawk War as captain of the.