NORTH CAROLINA LAND GRANT IMAGES AND DATA
Searchable data plus 1,065,000 images for 217,460 land grants issued in North Carolina from 1663 to 1960

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* Searchable data for 217,460 land grants including names, dates and locations for years 1663 through 1960, including 10,000 grants in what is now Tennessee
* 51,500 Images of all 200+ existing Land Patent Books with complete metes and bounds for each patent (Unique to this website!)
* 961,500 Images of loose documents (surveys, warrants, receipts) for 88 NC and 18 TN counties, with more on the way
* 41,000 Images of all Lord Granville Grants including signed deeds, warrants, and surveys (Unique to this website!)
* 6,300 Images of all Land Grant Entry Books copied by the state 1778 - 1795 (Unique to this website!)
* 1,400 records of pre-1730 land grants not found in any other online databases (Unique to this website!)

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