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Guide to Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase MSS.0465

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2012

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-21T14:55-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase

Unit ID:

MSS.0465

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet

Dates:

1812-1846

Abstract:

This collection consists of applications for land grants and for the purchase of land, mainly in Marengo and Washington counties in Alabama. There are also a few other legal documents pertaining to disputed applications.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of applications for land grants and for the purchase of land, mainly in Marengo and Washington counties in Alabama. There are also a few other legal documents pertaining to disputed applications.

List of applicants

Alsobrook, Jesse; 1833 March 27; Greene County; Grant Anderson, Isaac; 1818 June 27; Wayne County; Purchase (2) Bailey, James, Stewart Cole, & William Henry; 1813 February 17; Unknown; Purchase Bozone, Samuel; 1835 April 13; Washington County; Grant Brackenridge, Robert; 1835 April 14; Marengo County; Grant Buchanan, George; 1812 December 19; Washington County; Purchase Bullock, Josiah; Undated; Washington County; Purchase Burke, John M., Seth Stodder, & John Hewett; 1818 June 2; Unknown; Purchase Bush, Hardy; 1835 April 8; Washington County; Grant Bush, John P.; 1835 April 8; Washington County; Grant Carson, John; Undated; Wayne County; Purchase (2) Cherry, Dorcas; Undated; Greene County; Purchase Compton, William I.; 1835 April 24; Marengo County; Grant (2) Cooper, John; 1818 June 10; Lawrence County; Purchase Crawford, Edmond; 1818 June 10; Unknown; Purchase Crawford, James; Undated; Jefferson County, Mississippi; Purchase (4) Crawford, William; 1835 April 6; Marengo County; Grant Curtis, William; Undated; Washington County; Purchase Dallis, Eliza; 1835 April 6; Unknown; Grant Doss, Jane H.; 1835 April 2; Marengo County; Grant Drinkard, John; 1835 April 13; Marengo County; Grant Dupree, David; 1815 February 16; Washington County; Purchase Estes, William W.; 1835 April 20; Unknown; Grant Evans, George; 1813 June 24; Wayne County; Purchase Febercien, Henry; 1818 June 19; Unknown; Purchase Flowers, William; 1818 June 10; Lawrence County; Purchase (2) Ford, Thomas; Undated; Clarke County; Purchase Gale, Robert; Undated; Greene County; Purchase (2) Garner, William; 1818 June 4; Lawrence County; Purchase Gilder, Simeon; 1835 April 14; Marengo County; Grant Gilmer, R.H.; 1813 January 15; 1813 March 11; Washington County; Purchase (2) Glover, John O.; 1835 March 30; Marengo County; Grant Goodwyn, James; 1835 April 17; Marengo County; Grant Griffin, James; 1818 June 15; Greene County; Purchase Griffith, John; 1818 June 4; Lawrence County; Purchase Grimsbey, William; 1835 April 25; Wilcox County; Grant Hailey, Thomas; Undated; Wayne County; Purchase Hamrick, James; Undated; Wayne County; Purchase Harris, Clabourne; Undated; Monroe County; Purchase Hays, Charles; 1835 April 15; Washington County; Grant Heard, Joel; Undated; Clarke County; Purchase (2) Hearon, David R.; 1835 April 9; Clarke County; Grant Holtan, Jackson P.; 1835 April 25; Marengo County; Grant Holtan, Spencer J.; 1835 April 25; Marengo County; Grant Hood, James; Undated; Lawrence County; Purchase Jackson, Sely; 1835 January 19; Marengo County; Grant (2) Johnson, Thomas W.; 1835 April 25; Marengo County; Grant Jones, Edward H.; 1835 April 9; Marengo County; Grant Koen, John; 1813 January 11; Washington County; Purchase Landrun, Zacheriah; Undated; Washington County; Purchase Lewis, Joshua; Undated; Washington County; Purchase Lockhart, John; 1835 April 6; Marengo County; Grant Lucy, Alfred D.; 1835 April 8; Marengo County; Grant Magoffin, James; 1813 March 6; Washington County; Purchase Magoffin, James, E. H. Gordy, & V. C.; 1846 January 2; Washingto County; Letter Magoffin, James & E. H. Gordy; 1846 April 25; Washington County; Letter Magoffin, James; 1846 May 1; Washington County; Patent acknowledgement Maners, Bailey; 1835 April 29; Marengo County; Grant Marey, Azel; 1835 April 27; Marengo County; Grant May, James; 1812 December 4; Washington County; Purchase Miller, John C.; 1835 April 8; Sumter County; Grant Mimms, Joseph; 1812 December 18; Greene County; Purchase Moore, James; Undated; Washington County; Purchase McCrory, John; Undated; Washington County; Purchase McIntosh, John; 1835 April 1; Marengo County; Grant Newton, William; 1835 April 9; Greene County; Grant Nored, Samuel M.; 1835 April 7; Marengo County; Grant Orsborn, Esaias H.; 1835 April 13; Marengo County; Grant Page, Jacob; Undated; Wayne County; Purchase (3) Patton, William; 1813 June 14; Wayne County; Purchase Phillips, Thomas; 1835 April 25; Wilcox County; Grant Purvass, James E.; Undated; Washington County; Purchase Rhodes, Moses; 1835 April 3; Greene County; Grant Sample, John, Jr.; 1835 April 25; Marengo County; Grant Shaw, Matthew; 1813 February 8; Washington County; Purchase Slaughter, David; Undated; Lawrence County; Purchase Slay, Nathan, Jr.; Undated; Wayne County; Purchase Smith, Bookajah; 1818 June 13; Washington County; Purchase Smith, David; 1835 April 6; Washington County; Grant Smith, Sally T.; Undated; Unknown; Grant Smith, William P.; 1835; Greene County; Grant Snow, John; Undated; Greene County; Purchase Stewart, William P.; 1835 April 13; Greene County; Grant Stodder, Seth; 1818 June 4; Unknown; Purchase Stodder, Seth & Benjamin S. Smoot; 1818 June 10; Unknown; Purchase Stovall, John; 1813 June 11; Marion County; Purchase Surginer, William; 1835 April 25; Wilcox County; Grant Thomas, John; Undated; Wayne County; Purchase Westfall, Samuel; Undated; Lawrence County; Purchase Willingham, Jeremiah; 1818 May 18; Greene County; Transfer of location Willson, Ephraim; 1835 April 6; Sumter County; Grant Willson, Willis W.; 1835 April 1; Marengo County; Grant Vaughan, William C.; 1812 December 3; Baldwin County; Purchase
Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Martha Bace, 2008; List of Applicants added by April Burnett, 2012

Acquisition Information:

Purchase

Preferred Citation:

Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, University of Alabama

Source(s)

Alabama (local)

Immigration and American Expansion (local)

Early Land Grants in Alabama, A-L Box 1076 Folder 15

Land grant, Jesse Alsobrook, Greene County, Alabama, March 27, 1833 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81696

Application for land purchase, Isaac Anderson, Wayne County, Alabama, June 27, 1818, application 1 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81697

Application for land purchase, Isaac Anderson, Wayne County, Alabama, June 27, 1818, application 2 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81698

Application for land purchase, James Bailey, Stewart Cole, and William Henry, Alabama, February 17, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81699

Land grant, Samuel Bozone, Washington County, Alabama, April 13, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81700

Land grant, Robert Brackenridge, Marengo County, Alabama, April 1, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81701

Application for land purchase, George Buchanan, St. Stephens, Mississippi Territory, December 19, 1812 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81702

Application for land purchase, Josiah Bullock, Washington County, Alabama, circa 1830 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81703

Application for land purchase, John M. Burke, Seth Stodder, and John Hewett, Alabama, June 2, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81704

Land grant, Hardy Bush, Washington County, Alabama, April 8, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81705

Land grant, John P. Bush, Washington County, Alabama, April 8, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81706

Application for land purchase, John Carson, Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 1 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81707

Application for land purchase, John Carson, Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 2 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81708

Application for land purchase, Dorcas Cherry, Greene County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81709

Land grant, William I. Compton, Marengo County, Alabama, April 24, 1835, grant 1 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81710

Land grant, William I. Compton, Marengo County, Alabama, April 24, 1835, grant 2 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81711

Application for land purchase, John Cooper, Lawrence County, Alabama, June 10, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81712

Application for land purchase in Alabama, Edmond Crawford of Rodney, Mississippi, June 10, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81713

Application for land purchase in Alabama, James Crawford of Rodney, Mississippi, ca. 1818, application 1 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81714

Application for land purchase in Alabama, James Crawford of Rodney, Mississippi, ca. 1818, application 2 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81715

Application for land purchase in Alabama, James Crawford of Rodney, Mississippi, ca. 1818, application 3 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81716

Application for land purchase in Alabama, James Crawford of Rodney, Mississippi, ca. 1818, application 4 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81717

Land grant, William Crawford, Marengo County, Alabama, April 6, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81718

Application for land purchase, William Curtis, Washington County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81719

Land grant, Eliza Dallis, Alabama, April 6, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81720

Land grant, Jane H. Doss, Marengo County, Alabama, April 2, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81721

Land grant, John Drinkard, Marengo County, Alabama, April 13, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81722

Application for land purchase, David Dupree, Washington County, Alabama, February 16, 1815 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81723

Land grant, William W. Estes, Alabama, April 20, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81724

Application for land purchase, George Evans, Wayne County, Alabama, June 24, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81725

Application for land purchase, William Flowers, Lawrence County, Alabama, June 10, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81726

Application for land purchase, William Flowers, Lawrence County, Alabama, June 6, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81727

Application for land purchase, Thomas Ford, Clarke County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81728

Application for land purchase, Robert Gale, Greene County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 1 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81729

Application for land purchase, Robert Gale, Greene County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 2 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81730

Application for land purchase, William Garner, Lawrence County, Alabama, June 4, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81731

Land grant, Simeon Gilder, Marengo County, Alabama, April 14, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81732

Application for land purchase, R. H. Gilmer, Washington County, Alabama, January 15, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81733

Application for land purchase, R. H. Gilmer, Washington County, Alabama, March 11, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81734

Land grant, John O. Glover, Marengo County, Alabama, March 30, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81735

Land grant, James Goodwyn, Marengo County, Alabama, April 17, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81736

Application for land purchase, James Griffin, Greene County, Alabama, June 15, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81737

Application for land purchase, John Griffin, Greene County, Alabama, June 4, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81738

Land grant, William Grimsbey, Wilcox County, Alabama, April 25, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81739

Application for land purchase, Thomas Hailey, Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81740

Application for land purchase, James Hamrick, Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81741

Application for land purchase, Clabourn Harris, Monroe County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81742

Land grant, Charles Hays, Washington County, Alabama, April 15, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81743

Application for land purchase, Joel Heard, Clarke County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 1 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81744

Application for land purchase, Joel Heard, Clarke County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 2 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81745

Land grant, David R. Hearon, Clarke County, Alabama, April 9, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81746

Land grant, Jackson P. Holtan, Marengo County, Alabama, April 25, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81747

Land grant, Spencer J. Holtan, Marengo County, Alabama, April 25, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81748

Application for land purchase, James Hood, Lawrence County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81749

Application for land purchase, Sely Jackson, Marengo County, Alabama, January 19, 1835, application 1 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81750

Application for land purchase, Sely Jackson, Marengo County, Alabama, January 19, 1835, application 2 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81751

Land grant, Thomas W. Johnson, Marengo County, Alabama, April 25, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81752

Land grant, Edward H. Jones, Marengo County, Alabama, April 9, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81753

Application for land purchase, John Koen, Washington County, Alabama, January 11, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81754

Application for land purchase, Zacheriah Landrun, Washington County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81755

Application for land purchase, Joshua Lewis, Washington County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81756

Land grant, John Lockhart, Marengo County, Alabama, April 6, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81757

Land grant, Alfred D. Lucy, Marengo County, Alabama, April 8, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81758

Early Land Grants in Alabama, M-V Box 1076 Folder 16

Application for land purchase, Henry Febercien of Georgia, June 19, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81759

Application for land purchase, James Magoffin, St. Stephens, Mississippi Territory, March 6, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81760

Letter from James Magoffin, Gordy, E. H., and V. C., Land Office, St. Stephens, Alabama, to Honorable J. A. Shields, Commissioner, Alabama, January 2, 1846 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81761

Letter from James Magoffin and E. H. Gordy, Land Office, St. Stephens, Alabama, to Sir, Alabama, April 25, 1846 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81762

Patent acknowledgement letter, from James Magoffin, Land Office, St. Stephens, Alabama, to J. A. Shields, Alabama, May 1, 1846 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81763

Land grant, Bailey Maners, Marengo County, Alabama, April 29, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81764

Land grant, Azel Marey, Marengo County, Alabama, April 17, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81765

Application for land purchase, James May, St. Stephens, Mississippi Territory, December 4, 1812 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81766

Land grant, John Miller, Sumter County, Alabama, April 8, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81767

Application for land purchase, Joseph Mimms, Greene County, Alabama, December 18, 1812 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81768

Application for land purchase, James Moore, Washington County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81769

Application for land purchase, John McCrory, Washington County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81770

Land grant, John McIntosh, Marengo County, Alabama, April 1, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81771

Land grant, William Newton, Greene County, Alabama, April 9, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81772

Land grant, Samuel M. Nored, Marengo County, Alabama, April 7, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81773

Land grant, Esaias H. Orsborn, Marengo County, Alabama, April 13, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81774

Application for land purchase, Jacob Page, Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 1 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81775

Application for land purchase, Jacob Page, Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 2 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81776

Application for land purchase, Jacob Page, Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820, application 3 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81777

Application for land purchase, William Patton, Wayne County, Alabama, June 14, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81778

Land grant, Thomas Phillips, Wilcox County, Alabama, April 25, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81779

Application for land purchase, James E. Purvass, Washington County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81780

Land grant, Moses Rhodes, Greene County, Alabama, April 3, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81781

Land grant, John Sample, Jr., Marengo County, Alabama, April 25, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81782

Application for land purchase, Matthew Shaw, Washington County, Alabama, February 8, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81783

Application for land purchase, David Slaughter, Lawrence County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81784

Application for land purchase, Nathan Slay, Jr., Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81785

Application for land purchase, Bookajah Smith, Washington County, Alabama, June 13, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81786

Land grant, David Smith, Washington County, Alabama, April 6, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81787

Land grant, Sally T. Smith, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81788

Land grant, William Smith, Greene Alabama, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81789

Application for land purchase, John Snow, Greene County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81790

Land grant, William P. Stewart, Greene Alabama, April 15, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81791

Application for land purchase in Alabama, Seth Stodder of Florida, June 4, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81792

Application for land purchase, Seth Stodder and Benjamin S. Smoot, Alabama, June 10, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81793

Application for land purchase, John Stovall, Marion County, Alabama, June 11, 1813 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81794

Land grant, William Surginer, Wilcox County, Alabama, April 25, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81795

Application for land purchase, John Thomas, Wayne County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81796

Application for land purchase, Samuel Westfall, Lawrence County, Alabama, circa 1820 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81797

Application of transfer of location, Jeremiah Willingham, Greene County, Alabama, May 18, 1818 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81798

Land grant, Ephraim Willson, Sumter County, Alabama, April 6, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81799

Land grant, Willis W. Willson, Marengo County, Alabama, April 1, 1835 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81800

Application of transfer of location, William C. Vaughan, Baldwin County, Alabama, December 3, 1812 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/81801