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LAND OFFICE
(Settlers and Purchasers Lots)
1789-1891
S1263

Series Description
Record maintained by the Land Office of lots and tracts west of Fort Cumberland not allocated to soldiers who served in the Continental Army during the Revolution. Entries list lands claimed by settlers and lots retained and sold by the state. Also shown are subsequent land transactions for many tracts and lots. Arranged by category - settlers entitled to preemptions, purchasers entitled to preemptions, lots retained by the state, and lots claimed by settlers - and then alphabetically by names of settlers or purchasers or numerically by lot numbers. See Introduction to Land Records for more information concerning this series and the Land Office in general. For an excellent effort to trace the ownership of lots and lives of two people who initially settled there see Jacob & Michael Corn living west of Fort Cumberland on the http://korns.org web site. [annotated by ecp 2010/01/15]



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LAND OFFICE (Military Lot Plats) S451, 1787-1935
LAND OFFICE (Lots Westward of Fort Cumberland) SE1, 1793-1903
LAND OFFICE (Military Lots Ledger) SE2, 1787-1867
MARYLAND STATE ARCHIVES HALL OF RECORDS COMMISSION LAND OFFICE SH3, 1680



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 Details1789-1819pp. 1-86. Subsequent transactions on lands of settlers entitled to preemptions01/27/01/03417300-1S1263-1
 Details1793pp. 87-89. List of purchasers entitled to preemptions.01/27/01/03417300-2S1263-2
 Details1793-1891pp. 91-100. List of lots retained and sold by the State and subsequent land transactions.01/27/01/03417300-3S1263-3
 Details1788List of settlers and lots claimed by them01/27/01/03417300-4S1263-4
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