My Question is, does anyone know specific details with sources, about what information would have to be supplied by a Grantee to the State of Tennessee, (such as, Identification, whether or not he was a natural born citizen, etc..) for land under the Act of January 9, 1830?
I already know of the Indian Removal Act for westward expansion from 1830 and so forth. I'm wanting to know what a buyer or grantee would have to do to acquire the grant.
My source and reason I seek this information:
Cheatham County Loose Records:
A Tennessee Land Grant
(Below is a grant abstract for land in Cheatham County. The land grants were given away by the State of Tennessee, and a buyer could purchase the land under the Act of January 9, 1830, which offered tracts of land for 12 ½ cents per acre. The original land grants have never been microfilmed and are located in the Tennessee State Library and Archives. ed.)
State of Tennessee to William (Rediker) Redeker. Entry No. 53, Grant No. 25127.
By virtue of an act of the General Assembly, January 9, 1830, I have surveyed for William Redeker, 77 ½ acres in the second district, dated April 10th 1860 on the waters of Blue Spring branch. Beginning on a small white oak, Alexander Lowe’s south boundary; mentions Morris and Carney’s line. Surveyed April 25, 1860 by County Surveyor, G.W. McQuary.