(E–book) [1805 Georgia Land Lottery Fortunate Drawers And Grantees] author Paul K. Graham

The 1805 Georgia Land Lottery was the first experiment of its kind in the United States Partly in to the Yazoo and Pine Barrens Land of its kind in the States Partly in response to the Yazoo and Pine Barrens Land of the 1790s the people of Georgia decided to distribute newly acuired lands using a "lottery thereby minimizing opportunities for corruption Land lotteries had been used previously on a limited basis "thereby minimizing opportunities for corruption Land lotteries had been used previously on a limited basis the distribution of public lands on a mass scale by lottery is uniue to Georgia New land was surveyed into suare lots using public funds and then distributed by chance to eligible cit. 1805 Georgia Land Lottery Fortunate Drawers And GranteesHrough the land lottery process in 1805 The information contained in this book was compiled from a variety of sources primarily the List of Persons Entitled to Draws the rant books and the Numerical List Sources used that relate to specific events and reuests include the Executive Department Minutes RECORDS OF THE GEORGIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THREE SERIES of the Georgia General Assembly and three series land lottery documents In addition the List of Fortunate Drawers the Proceedings

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Paul K. Graham Á 3 summary

Izens Widows and orphans classes typically disadvantaged under the headright system specifically allowed to participate in the land lottery As the of eight Georgia land lotteries the 1805 Land Lottery specifically allowed to participate in the land lottery As the first of eight Georgia Land Lotteries The 1805 Land Lottery As The Operational land lotteries the 1805 Land Lottery as the operational for those to follow and established districts and land lots as the foundational units of Georgia's survey system over the township range and section The purpose of this book is to document the record of title transfer from the State of Georgia to an individual for each land lot distributed
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