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The 1805 Georgia Land Lottery THE FIRST EXPERIMENT OF ITS KIND IN THE the first experiment of kind in the States Partly in response to the Yazoo and Pine Barrens Land Frauds 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 but the distribution of public lands on a mass scale by lottery is uniue to Georgia New land limited basis but the distribution of public lands on a mass scale by lottery is uniue to Georgia New land surveyed into suare lots using public funds and then distributed by chance to eligible cit. Izens Widows and orphans classes Typically Disadvantaged Under The Headright System Were disadvantaged under the headright system were allowed to participate in the land lottery As the first of eight Georgia land lotteries the 1805 Land Lottery served as the operational model 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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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 in this book was compiled from a variety of sources primarily the List of Persons Entitled to Draws grant 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 land lottery documents In addition the List of Fortunate Drawers the Proceedings and Ledger of Fractions Sales and the Index In addition the List of Fortunate Drawers the
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