American State Papers [Public Lands: Volume 3] : Index
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[In the following Index, the names printed in Roman characters refer to those whose claims have been reported on by some one of the various Boards of Commissioners created to decide on land claims; and the names printed in italics refer to those whose claims have been reported on by Committees of Congress, &c.]

progress in cultivating the vine and olive in ... 343, 351, 384, 472 plan for adjusting land titles in ... 346 estimated quantity of public land in ... 440, 469

amount of reservations and private claims in ... 469

amount of public land sold in ... 469

report on the defalcation of the receiver at Huntsville, in ... 485 amount of the 2 and 3 per cent. funds of ... 534--'5, 617

amount advanced on said funds ... 618

report on extinguishing Indian title in ... 545

report against granting pre-emption rights to certain inhabitants of Jackson and Decatur counties, in ... 558

report against granting the right of pre-emption to the Baptist church in ... 559

balances due from purchasers of public lands in ... 561

See Commissioners' reports on Private Land Claims. Magon, Duke de, form of the grant to the ... 754

grant to the, not alienable ... 755


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amount or reservations and private claims in ... 469

amount of public land sold in ... 469

report granting to those entitled to pre-emptions on the lands ceded to the Cherokees in 1817, to enter other lands ... 562

description of a salt spring in ... 575

of the mineral lands in ... 577

See Commissioners' Reports on Private Land Claims.


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form of the grant to ... 532


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describes the lead mines ... 606


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explains the course of the proceedings of the Land Commissioners at St. Augustine ... 650


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description of the Michigan tract ... 145

number of soldiers of the late war entitled to, estimated at 68,500 ... 144

report to commute for scrip ... 437

report against the application of two individuals to exchange ... 359

report in favor of the assignment of warrants for, to Canadian volunteers ... 431

refused to assignees of soldiers "discharges" ... 559

granted to a soldier who served beyond his enlistment ... 559

reports making further provision for Virginia military ... 148, 342

quantity between the Miami and Sciota rivers, for which warrants and patents for Virginia military ... 471

number of officers entitled to Virginia military ... 472


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makes an assignment to the U. States ... 491


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report adverse to the claims of ... 372


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... 536

quantity of land held in Georgia by the ... 543

resolve not to sell their lands, 546


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same in Alabama ... 559

under warrants issued in 1785--6 by Georgia, report against ... 571

confirmed and not located, recommended to be received in payment of other lands ... 1

rejected by the land commissioners, reported favorably upon by committees of Congress-- ... 341, 345, 349, 350, 360, 364-- ... 5, 370, 372-- ... 3, 536, 561

same, reported unfavorably upon by committees of Congress--341, 355, 360, 362, 372, 409, 433

report on an application for land to cultivate ... 457

articles of agreement entered into by a company for cultivating ... 466

selects sites for towns of the Tennessee river ... 340


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a list of persons who have had confirmations from the governors, in virtue of cultivation and improvement in the Illinois country, for less than four hundred acres ... 21

a statement of claims coming within the acts of Congress of 20th June, 1788, granting donations of four hundred acres to heads of families in the Illinois country; of the 3d March, 1791, granting donations to persons enrolled in the militia, and doing duty on the 1st August, 1790; and donations of four hundred acres to such as had cultivated and improved land under any supposed grant from any court or commandant, some of which were not entered within the time limited by law, recommended for confirmation ... 3

a register of claims in the district east of Pearl river, founded on complete grants derived either from the French, British, or Spanish Government, recommended for confirmation ... 7

a register of town lots founded on complete grants, in the same district, derived from either of said Governments, recommended for confirmation ... 8

a register of claims, in the same district, founded on orders of survey, permission to settle, or other written evidence, derived from either of said Governments, recommended for confirmation ... 8

a register of town lots, in the same district, founded on orders of surrey, permission to settle, or other evidence, derived from either of said Governments, recommended to be confirmed ... 12

a register of claims, in the same district, founded on grants derived from either of said Governments, which are not valid ... 13

a statement of claims, in the same district, founded on orders of survey, permission to settle, or other written evidence, derived from either of said Governments, which are not valid ... 14

a statement of claims, in the same district, founded on orders of survey, permission to settle, or other written evidence, which ought not to be confirmed ... 17

a statement of claims, in the same district, founded on grants from the British Government, the conditions on which the grants were made not being complied with ... 19

on the claim of the heirs of Nicholas Bauden, derived from France ... 20

on the claim of the heirs of Joseph Chastang, derived from France ... 20

on the claim of Harry Toulmin, derived from France ... 20

a register of claims, in the same district, founded on private conveyances, which have passed through the office of the commandant, but founded, as the the claimants suppose, on grants lost by time or accident ... 29, 31

a list of settlers, in the same district, who have no claims derived from either the French, British, or Spanish Governments ... 33

a register of claims, in the district west of Pearl river, founded on complete grants derived from either of said Governments, recommended for confirmation ... 35

a register of claims, in the district west of Pearl river, founded on orders of survey, permission to settle, or other written evidence, derived from either of said Governments, recommended for confirmation ... 45

a register of claims, in the district west of Pearl river, founded on grants said to be derived from either of said Governments, which are not valid ... 54

a register of claims, in the district west of Pearl river, founded on orders of surveys, permission to settle, or other written evidence, which ought not to be confirmed ... 56

a list of anomalous claims in the district west of Pearl river ... 61

a list of settlers in that part of Louisiana which lies east of the Mississippi and island of New Orleans, and west of Pearl river, who have no claim from either of said Governments ... 63, 69

on claims in the county of Natchitoches, in Louisiana ... 73, 134

on claims in the county of Opelousas, in Louisiana ... 84, 135

a list of sales made Indians in the counties of Opelousas and Attakapas, in Louisiana ... 88

on claims in the county of Attakapas, in Louisiana ... 107, 134

on claims in the counties of Rapides, Washita, and Concordia, in Louisiana, 135, 213, 214, 215

on claims on complete patents from the French or Spanish Governments, in the western district of Louisiana, that ought to be confirmed ... 152

on claims on orders of survey from the Spanish Government, in the same district, that ought to be confirmed ... 153

on claims on requettes from the Spanish Government, in the same district, that ought to be confirmed ... 157

on claims unsupported by any requette or concession, in the same district, from the former Government of Louisaina, but which, from regular transfers of title anterior to the change of Government, ought to be confirmed ... 163


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on claims to land in the same district that have been occupied or possessed ten consecutive years prior to 20th Dec., 1803, that ought to be confirmed ... 167

on claims to land in the same district on which settlements had been made prior to October 1, 1800, and inhabited and cultivated for three years from that date, that ought to be confirmed ... 172

on claims, in the same district, founded on ocoupancy subsequent to the 1st Oct., 1800, and previous to 12th April, 1814, and on claims founded on occupancy commenced prior to said 1st October, that ought not to be confirmed ... 178

on claims, in the same district, unaccompanied by any document of title, or proof of occupancy and cultivation prior to 12th April, 1814, bearing date anterior to the 20th Dec., 1803, that ought not to be confirmed ... 190

on claims to land occupied as vacherics, in the Western Louisiana, that ought not to be confirmed ... 206

on claims to land purchased from Indians in the Western, Louisiana, and not ratified by the governors, that ought not to be confirmed ... 209

on claims to land in the Western Louisiana founded on documents suspected to be counterfeit, or fraudulently obtained, that ought not to be confirmed ... 210

on claims in Eastern Louisiana, founded on complete titles from French or Spanish Governments, which stand confirmed by law ... 223

on claims in Eastern Louisiana, founded on incomplete French or Spanish grants or concessions, warrants or orders of survey, issued prior to 20th December, 1803, which stand confirmed by law ... 224

on claims formerly rejected by the commissioners for Eastern Louisiana, because not inhabited on 20th December, 1803, which stand confirmed by law ... 226

on claims founded on possession and cultivation for ten consecutive years prior to 20th Dec., 1803, in Eastern Louisiana, which ought to be confirmed ... 226

on claims founded on possession and cultivation began prior to October 1, 1800, in Eastern Louisiana, that ought to be confirmed ... 229

on claims founded on permission of the proper Spanish officer to settle lands prior to 20th December, 1803, in Eastern Louisiana, that ought to be confirmed ... 230

on claims in Eastern Louisiana, unsupported by evidence, that ought not to be confirmed ... 234

on claims in Eastern Louisiana not embraced by existing laws, that ought not to be confirmed ... 232

on claims in Eastern Louisiana, although not embraced by existing laws, are considered equitable, recommended for confirmation ... 232

on the claim of Charles Morgan, (special report) ... 234

on "village claims" in Missouri, and the late district of Arkansas, for confirmation ... 275

on the extension of grants by the late board of commissioners ... 288
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on confirmation of concession, orders, or warrants of survey, under the act of April, 1814 ... 293

on grants founded on settlements under the several acts of Congress from 13th June, 1812, to 12th April, 1814, inclusive ... 305

on claims founded on settlements, rejected ... 318

on claims founded on concessions, orders, or warrants of survey, rejected ... 324

on 312 claims of William Russell ... 325

a list of the claims of William Russell as to which acts of ownership have not been proven ... 326

a list of actual settlers in that part of Louisiana which lies east of the Mississippi and island of New Orleans, and west of Pearl river ... 385, 417, 446

register of claims in the district west of Pearl river founded on complete grants derived from either the French, British, or Spanish Governments, that ought to be confirmed ... 390

register of claims, in the same district, founded on orders of survey, (requetes,) permission to settle, or otther written evidence, derived from either of said Governments, that ought to be confirmed ... 390

a register of renewed claims, in the same district founded on complete and incomplete titles derived from either the British or Spanish Governments, that ought to be confirmed ... 391

list of settlers in the district east of Pearl river ... 392

a register of claims in the district east of Pearl river, founded on orders of surveys, (requetes,) permission to settle, or other written evidence, derived from either the French, British, or Spanish Governments, that ought to be confirmed ... 395

register of claims, in the same district, founded on orders of survey, (requetes,) permission to settle, or other written evidence, derived from either of said Governments, that ought not to be confirmed ... 395

a register of claims, in the same district, founded on private conveyances or other evidence, and on grants lost by time or accident, that ought to be confirmed ... 396

a register of revised claims, in the same district, founded on orders of survey, (requetes,) permission to settle, or other evidence, derived from either of said Governments, that ought not to be confirmed ... 397

a register of revised claims, in the same district, founded and derived as above, that ought to be confirmed ... 397

a register of evidence collected in relation to town-lots in Mobile ... 398, 441

a register of claims, in the same district, founded on complete grants and orders of survey, with a special report in each case against their confirmation ... 399

on the conflicting claims of Joseph McCandless and Regis Bernody, in favor of the latter ... 400

a register of valid claims in the district west of Pearl river, derived either from the British or Spanish Governments ... 412

a register of valid claims in the same district, founded on orders of survey, requetes, permission to settle, or other evidence ... 413


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a register of claims, in the same district, founded on British patents,

on which lands no settlement had been made ... 415

on claims to lots in the village of Peoria, in Illinois ... 422

a synopsis of the claims to lots in Peoria ... 430

on the claims of Wm. E. Kennedy and Samuel Haines ... 440

a register of claims in the district west of Pearl river founded on complete, incomplete, and anomalous titles derived from the British or Spanish Governments, that ought to be confirmed ... 449

a register of renewed claims in the same district, founded and derived as above, that ought tobe confirmed ... 449

on claims in the Eastern district of Louisiana ... 507

on claims in the district north of Red river in Louisiana ... 524

a list of proprietors to land on Bayou de Siard, who would be disturbed by the confirmation of Bastrop's claim ... 532

the regulations of Spain for granting land in Florida ... 624

the evidence taken touching the customs and usages of the Spanish provincial Governments in granting lands ... 633

a list of cases for final adjudication with the evidence, and a list of cases that have been either confirmed or recommended for confirmation, which are interfered with by British grants in East Florida ... 643

a general account of the proceedings of the board for East Florida, and the difficulties that lay in the way of a successful termination of their duties ... 648, 655

a memorial of the inhabitants of St. Augustine in relation to their claims to lots therein ... 649, 658

explanations of the proceedings and decisions of the board at St. Augustine ... 650--'1

same by Mr. Hamilton ... 651 to ... 658, 738

minutes of the proceedings of the board at St. Augustine ... 658

on land claims in East Florida (separate, by Alex. Hamilton) ... 737

under grants from North Carolina and Tennessee, plan reported for adjusting ... 243

under grants from Great Britain and Spain in Florida, Louisiana applies for the adjustment of ... 250

remonstrance against the preceding ... 253

Mississippi petitions for the settlement of ... 367

of McCandless and Bernody, report on the ... 399

in Louisiana, under Bastrop's claim on the Bayou Siard ... 532

in Ohio, between Roberts and Ludlow's lines ... 620

names of the Indian tribes claiming ... 497, 504

difficulties in obtaining information from the natives as to the number and positions of ... 503

advantages to the United States that would probably result from the acquisition and working of ... 497

facilities of transportation ... 498, 503

produce of the, throughout the world ... 504


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a register of claims made by, lost ... 551, 553

report to abolish the system of ... 365


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report against the claims of ... 372

report against the claim of ... 372


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Rhode Island ... 443

Connecticut ... 443

New Jersey ... 444

Kentucky ... 445

Delaware ... 450

Maine ... 451

Vermont ... 454

in purchase, reports correcting ... 432, 554 in surveys, reports against correcting ... 456, 555 of land officers, reports correcting ... 444, 446, 505 by the commission created to settle the Yazoo claims, reports against correcting ... 541, 562 in entries at the St. Helena land office under the act of 1819 ... 552