Creator

Date Original

1820

Description

This land grant, located in a section of Arkansas Territory now called Faulkner County, was given to JohnLaw for his service in the War of 1812.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Law served as corporal in Carson's Company of the 10th Infantry during the War of 1812. Veterans of the War of 1812 were rewarded for military service with Military Bounty Land Grants. However, the land was not given outright to the veteran. He had to apply for a land warrant that stated the veteran was entitled to X number of acres. If the warrant was permitted then he could use that warrant to apply of a land patent.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Faulkner County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.010.005

Resource Type

Text

Collection

John Law land grant, SMC.010.005

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

John Law land grant, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

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Disciplines

United States History

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