1807 Georgia Land Lottery fortunate drawers and grantees

Maroon cover with gold text
Cost: 
$40.00 (USD)
Price in US dollars.
Author(s): 
Paul K. Graham
R.J. Taylor, Jr., Foundation
Year: 
2011
Hardcover
ISBN: 
9780975531266
Pages: 
(pp. 614)
Contents: 

The purpose of this book is to document the record of grants from the state of Georgia to an individual for each land lot distributed through the land lottery process in 1807. Even before the 1805 Land Lottery drawing had begun, pressure was mounting for Georgia to gain control over the remaining land between the Oconee and Ocmulgee Rivers. Less than three months after the conclusion of the 1805 Georgia Land Lottery, the United States purchased 2.2 million acres from the Creek Indians. The 1807 Land Lottery was structured almost identically to the 1805 Land Lottery, continuing the district and land lot survey system and repeating the use of a land lottery to distribute the land. 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 through the land lottery process in 1807.