Arkansas Land Patents
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Arkansas Land Patents Clark County (Granted Through 30 June 1908) by Bobbie J. McLane

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Published by Arkansas Research .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12159388M
ISBN 101565460103
ISBN 109781565460102

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Arkansas has 11, land patents on public land listed in The Land Patents™. Of these patents, 1, are Yell, 1, are Newton, and 1, are Crawford. Yell, Newton, and Crawford are the most total counties in Arkansas. Quick BLM Facts. To search for land patents: Start by selecting the State. You do not have to fill in all fields, but provide at least one additional field. Click the Search Patents button. Search Tips: Hover your mouse over a field to get a brief description. Get detailed information by checking the Glossary in the Reference Center. Mounted on cloth. LC copy stamped in purple ink on upper and lower sections of map along the right border. "Revised and compiled August 1st " Imperfect: Folded and creased down the middle, discoloration on center, and separated in 2 parts. Map sectioned to 2 sheets. LC Land ownership maps, 9 Available also through the Library of Congress. The access to and acquisition of land drove much of American history. From wars, treaties, immigration, and settlement, land is interwoven into the very core of what it means to be America. The National Archives preserves many of the historical records that reflect this topic.

About Arkansas, Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre A land patent is a document recording the passing of a land title from the government, or other proprietor, to the patentee/grantee. This is the first-title deed and the true beginning of private ownership of the land. The Morrilton Democrat, published in Conway County, Arkansas, was filled with all kinds of wonderful genealogical information. Cathy has extracted every item of value. Reading the book gives a great sense of what went on, providing insight into the lives of these folks. AcreValue helps you locate parcels, property lines, and ownership information for land online, eliminating the need for plat books. The AcreValue Arkansas plat map, sourced from Arkansas tax assessors, indicates the property boundaries for each parcel of land, with information about the landowner, the parcel number, and the total acres. A land patent is an exclusive land grant made by a sovereign entity with respect to a particular tract of land. To make such a grant "patent", a sovereign (proprietary landowner) must document the land grant, securely sign and seal the document (patent), and openly publish the documents for the public to see.

Land patents of federally owned land in Arkansas have been published by county with all seventy-five counties included in the fifty-seven volumes. Under a general title of Arkansas Land Patents (Conway, Ark.: Arkansas Research, ), these records were prepared for publication by Desmond Walls Allen and Bobbie Jones McLane. This book serves as a cross reference for the patent and entry books. Governor’s Book A is on loan to the Arkansas History Commission. Plat Book (North & East)-Unfortunately this is the only existing book of plat maps that accompany swampland patents. Independence County Arkansas plat book Catalog Record Only Title from cover. Includes index and maps of political township and school district. Catalog Record Only "3 maps per township: homesteads & other land patents, roads, rivers, creeks & railroads." Includes indexes. 3, land management tract books containing official records of the land status and transactions involving surveyed public lands arranged by state and then by township and range. These books indicate who obtained the land, and include a physical description of the tract and where the land is located.