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Arkansas Land Patents: County Series

County Names L - P
We've grouped the information for 75 counties into 57 volumes. This page contains the volumes for county names that start with L, through the letter P. You may be re-directed to another volume if the county you're interested in is grouped with other counties.

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What are land patents? All of what is now Arkansas was once owned by the federal government--it is a public domain land state. People who purchased land from the federal government received documents called land patents. Land was obtained through purchase, military warrants, homesteads, scrip acts and other laws that allowed the land to be transferred out of federal hands. The paperwork generated in those sales can be very helpful to genealogists. Copies of the land patents make interesting additions to published family histories but the land entry case files are most apt to have helpful details about families or clues that help piece together information from other sources.

What information is included? The county volumes of land patents list patentee's name, volume and page of the patent book, land office, document and miscellaneous document numbers, type of transaction, precise legal description, and number of acres. Introductory information describes in great detail how to get copies of the patents and land entry case files, how to use other land record sources, how to integrate the information with other sources, what is found in a typical homestead case file, where and when the Arkansas land offices operated, and a selected bibliography. County maps are also included. The time period covered by this information is earliest settlement through 30 June 1908. Information from 156,784 patent documents is included.

These county volumes are based on current-day county boundaries.


Arkansas Land Patents: County Series (granted from earliest times through 30 June 1908) Complete set of 57 volumes covering all 75 Arkansas counties, ISBN 1-56546-000-6, $842.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Eastern Arkansas Counties (Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Greene, Lee, Mississippi, Monroe, Phillips, Poinsett, and St. Francis Counties)
ISBN 1-56546-002-2, 232 pages, $24.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Lafayette County
ISBN 1-56546-030-8, 71 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Jackson, Lawrence, and Woodruff Counties
ISBN 1-56546-027-8, 79 pages, $14.00


[Lee County - see Eastern Arkansas volume]
 


Arkansas Land Patents: Lincoln County
ISBN 1-56546-031-6, 62 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Little River County
ISBN 1-56546-032-4, 64 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Logan County
ISBN 1-56546-033-2, 89 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Lonoke and Prairie Counties
ISBN 1-56546-034-0, 73 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Madison County
ISBN 1-56546-035-9, 149 pages, $18.00



Arkansas Land Patents: Marion County
ISBN 1-56546-036-7, 105 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Miller County
ISBN 1-56546-037-5, 61 pages, $14.00

[Mississippi County - see Eastern Arkansas volume]
 


[Monroe County - see Eastern Arkansas volume]
 


Arkansas Land Patents: Montgomery County
ISBN 1-56546-038-3, 71 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Nevada County
ISBN 1-56546-039-1, 79 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Newton County
ISBN 1-56546-040-5, 97 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Ouachita County
ISBN 1-56546-041-3, 99 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Conway, Faulkner, and Perry Counties
ISBN 1-56546-014-6, 142 pages, $18.00


[Phillips County - see Eastern Arkansas volume]
 


Arkansas Land Patents: Pike County
ISBN 1-56546-042-1, 83 pages, $14.00


[Poinsett County - see Eastern Arkansas volume]
 


Arkansas Land Patents: Polk County
ISBN 1-56546-043-X, 93 pages, $14.00



Arkansas Land Patents: Pope County
ISBN 1-56546-044-8, 81 pages, $14.00

Arkansas Land Patents: Lonoke and Prairie Counties
ISBN 1-56546-034-0, 73 pages, $14.00


Arkansas Land Patents: Pulaski County
ISBN 1-56546-045-6, 80 pages, $14.00


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