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From: "Tree Mother" <>
Subject: Re: [A-REV] Land Grant
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 11:26:49 -0500
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This may have occured under the law of "Eminent Domain" whereby any
government entity (city, state or national) can claim land for public
benefit. One is usually compensated at the time at whatever price is
determined to be the value. One does not retain rights to this land
afterwards.
There may be more on the NET through Google n Eminent Domain.
Tree Mother
"She is insane, of course. The family history has bcome a mania for her."
Hercule Poirot
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kelly" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 11:12 AM
Subject: RE: [A-REV] Land Grant


> Anyone know the answer to this one?
>
> What happens when the govt. takes famliy land during wartime
> "for war purposes"? What happens when the war is over if they
> still have the paper grants, do they get their land back or does
> the govt. try to keep it?
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 9:50 AM
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> Subject: Re: [A-REV] Land Grant
>
>
> When the federal government--or "general government" as they called it
until
> the Civil War--transferred ownership of land the transferring document was
> (and is) called a Patent. After that individuals transfer ownership
through
> deeds.
> The Warrant, issued to a veteran, authorized that vet to receive X acres
of
> land, dependent upon rank during service. There was no need to record a
> warrant. In the early 1800's--to about 1855--a warrant might have changed
> hands three
> or four times before someone actually claimed land with it. It could get a
> lot of distance from the original owner.
> Does this answer your question?
>
> Bob Stewart
> Carson City NV
>
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