Description The selected documents are land grants, that include maps and survey reports, for a plots in Cherokee County, Georgia, granted between 1833 and 1835 and in 1843 and in 1845. The land was obtained by the state of Georgia from the Creek and Cherokee Nations in unnamed treaties and distributed by acts passed in the Georgia Assembly on December 21, 1830, and on December 22, 1831. The majority of plots was surveyed in 1832. 832 miles of Cherokee County became Murray County in December 1831. In 1833, a portion of this county became Walker County., The addition of documents from the LaFayette-Walker County Library in 2006 is a project of the Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Cherokee Regional Library System and the Walker County Historical Society as part of Georgia HomePLACE. The project is supported with federal LSTA funds administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Original Collection Early Walker County Papers, LaFayette-Walker County Library, LaFayette, Ga.