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From: "Bridgett" <>
Subject: Re: [A-REV] Land Grant
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 20:12:19 -0400
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Bob, Thanks for your reply. I appreciate the information. Did the grant
pass as a deed from each person to person? Or was it recorded only once?


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Subject: Re: [A-REV] Land Grant


> Land Grant warrants were salable; sales of them continued for many years
> (actually, until 1976).
> Many veterans received their grant warrants, and had no desire to
relocate,
> so they sold them to realize a bit of cash. A regular market developed,
and
> prices were quoted in the newspapers. The land warrant market crashed in
the
> 1850s, but sales continued. The interesting thing about warrants is that
they tell
> what unit the man served with.
>
> Bob Stewart
> Carson City NV
>
>
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