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The Yazoo Land Companies

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10581749M
    ISBN 100548383227
    ISBN 109780548383223


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The Yazoo Land Companies by Charles Homer Haskins Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Yazoo Land Companies, pp. pp. [] [Charles Homer Haskins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. About the Book Economic history involves the study of economies or economic phenomena rooted in the past.

Economic history analysis is undertaken using a number of historical methods. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This The Yazoo Land Companies by Charles Homer Haskins, Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haskins, Charles Homer, Yazoo land companies. New York: Knickerbocker, (OCoLC) This book tells the story of how the great Yazoo lands sale gave rise to the case in which the Supreme Court, under Chief Justice John Marshall, for the first time ruled the action of a state to be in violation of the Constitution, specifically the contract clause.

Truly a landmark case, Fletcher v. This Yazoo document defends the claims of the New England Mississippi Land Company to the Yazoo lands.

In the late 18th century Georgia granted four land companies-- including the New England Mississippi Land Company-- the right toacres of land in what later became Mississippi and Alabama, for a half million dollars. Yenable, Prancis V/atkins, and others, later in the sai'iie year formed the ^.'"irginia Yazoo Company for the purchase of lands from the State of Georgia; and, recognizing the advantages whicii the South Carolina Company claimed, they made overtures for a consoli- dation.

3 Yfhen this attempt failed, they petitioned the Georgia Legislature and received the grant described above. Book Description: Inthe Georgia legislature sold the state's western lands (present-day Alabama and Mississippi) to four private land companies.

A year later, amid revelations of bribery, a newly elected legislature revoked the sale. Acres - $1, Yazoo City, Yazoo County, MS. Powers Properties. Acres - $1, Bentonia, Yazoo County, MS. Cole DeLong Realty, LLC. Email Me Visit My Website View Listings. A Mississippi Land Brokerage Company.

A native of Greenville in the Delta, Cole graduated from the University of Mississippi (BA) and Mississippi College. The Yazoo Land Scandal, also known as the Yazoo Land Fraud, was one of the most significant events following the American Revolution in Georgia history. The event occurred after the governor and every member of the Georgia Legislature, except for one man, accepted bribes in to sell 35 million acres of western land to four companies for $, which amounted to about ¢ per acre.

Perform a free Yazoo County, MS public land records search, including land deeds, registries, values, ownership, liens, titles, and landroll. Free Yazoo County Land Records Search Find Yazoo County land records including property ownership, deed records, mortgages & titles, tax assessments, tax rates, valuations & more.

Despite the swelling opposition, the Yazoo companies completed their purchases,” according to the NGE. The collected papers of Thomas Carr, a principle in the Yazoo fraud, and his son, William A. Carr of Columbia County, Georgia, cover and have recently been digitized and made available via the Digital Library of Georgia.

On January 7,Georgia governor George Mathews signed the Yazoo Act, which transferred 35 million acres in present-day Alabama and Mississippi to four companies for $, To achieve this successful sale, the leader of the Yazooists, Georgia's Federalist U.S.

senator James Gunn, had arranged the distribution of money and Yazoo land to legislators, state officials, newspaper. Yazoo Land Company, LLC is a Louisiana Limited-Liability Company filed on February 7, The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is K. The Registered Agent on file for this company is Coy Purkey and is located at Frenchmens Bend Road, Monroe, LA Founded: Get this from a library.

Yazoo Land Company: House of Representatives documentEighth Congress second session, [United States. Congress House.;] -- Facimilies of documents dealing with the Yazoo Land Company. According to biographer Harlow Giles Unger, Henry “joined other investors in forming the Virginia Yazoo Land Company, one of three Yazoo Land Companies in South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, to which the governor sold an astonishing 35 million acres in the western Yazoo River area of Georgia for an even more astonishing price of $, The companies then sold the land (making huge profits) to either other speculators or to innocent civilians hoping to move to these frontier territories.

Most Georgians were outraged when they learned of the Yazoo Land Fraud. Many of the legislators who had been bribed fled the state. Inthree companies, the South Carolina Yazoo Company, the Virginia Yazoo Company, headed by Patrick Henry, and the Tennessee Company were formed to buy land from the Georgia Assembly.

On DecemGovernor Edward Telfair signed into law a bill selling 20 million acres of land to the Yazoo Companies for $, The companies then sold the land (making huge profits) to either other speculators or to innocent civilians hoping to move to these frontier territories.

M ost Georgians were outraged when they learned of the Yazoo Land Fraud. Yazoo land fraud, name given to the sale in by an act of the Georgia legislature of vast holdings in the Yazoo River country to four land companies following the wholesale bribery of the legislators; the territory comprised most of present Alabama and Mississippi.

The companies involved were the Georgia, Georgia Mississippi, Upper. Inthe Georgia legislature sold the state&#;s western lands (present-day Alabama and Mississippi) to four private land companies.

A year later, amid revelations of bribery, a newly elected legislature revoked the sale. This book tells the story of how the great Yazoo lands sale Brand: University Press of Kansas.

Yazoo land fraud, name given to the sale in by an act of the Georgia legislature of vast holdings in the Yazoo River country to four land companies following the wholesale bribery of the legislators; the territory comprised most of present Alabama and Mississippi.

AcreValue helps you locate parcels, property lines, and ownership information for land online, eliminating the need for plat books. The AcreValue Yazoo County, MS plat map, sourced from the Yazoo County, MS tax assessor, indicates the property boundaries for each parcel of land, with information about the landowner, the parcel number, and the total acres.

Yazoo Land And Timber Company, Inc. is a Mississippi Profit Corporation filed on January 6, The company's filing status is listed as Dissolved and its File Number is The Registered Agent on file for this company is Thomas, Phil A and is located at E Broadway St;p O BoxYazoo Founded: Pages in category "Early American land companies" The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes. Charlotina Yazoo land scandal. However, the process by which these land speculating companies would acquire these lands would ultimately have a significant impact on the state of Georgia. The Yazoo Land Sale Scandal had many effects, yet one of the most significant events to indirectly come from this scandal would be the Trail of Tears (NGE: Yazoo Land Fraud).

There was some discussion about selling the land to the U.S. Congress and several failed sales to land companies before the Georgia legislature passed the controversial Yazoo Act on January 7, The act sold 35 million acres to three companies for $, 3.

Gunn, a Federalist member of the United States Senate from Georgia, was the most important member of the Georgia Yazoo Company.

See H to Rufus King, Jnote The first Yazoo land companies had collapsed by the middle of See “The Defence of the Funding System,” July,note On January 7,however, the Georgia legislature enacted “An Act supplementary to.

About This Quiz & Worksheet. While Yazoo may sound like a silly word (or a typo for a search engine), the Yazoo Land Fraud is a prime example of historical political corruption and greed. Iberostar Bahia Hotel All Inclusive is rated "Superb" by our guests.

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Start studying Georgia History Flash Card. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Federal Government paid millions to settle to Yazoo land fraud and disputed Georgia's right to the land. The Yazoo land fraud occurred because land companies.

Again Cox proposed forming a land company to sell off fertile Tennessee River Valley land. Georgia's legislature and governor approved a second Yazoo act and transferred 35 million acres in present-day Alabama and Mississippi to four land companies.

Cox's Tennessee Company purchased about 3 million acres in northern Alabama for $60,   Published inthis biography examines the life of James Jackson, a general in the Revolutionary War and later governor, congressman, and senator to Georgia.

Jackson advocated strict construction of the Constitution, states' rights, and the welfare of the common man. He was a dominant figure in the affairs of Georgia during the last decade of his life and was at the center of the Yazoo. On land, the four remaining orixás are Ewá (orixá of beauty and mysteries), Oxumaré (orixá of rain and riches), Ossanha or Ossain (orixá of sacred leaves) and Logun-Edé (young orixá of the hunt and of fishing).

All of sculptures by Bahian artist Tatti Moreno, stand in the position known as Xirê, or the Circle of Orixás. The Tennessee Company referred to was one of three land companies in Georgia’s Yazoo land fraud. Inthe South Carolina Yazoo Company, the Virginia Yazoo Company, and the Tennessee Company were formed to buy land from the Georgia Assembly.

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Yazooans were fervent supporters of the Mexican War, When the U.S. Secretary of War requested a 1,man regiment of volunteers from Mississippi, Yazoo City and County boys, under Captain John Sharp of Benton, then the county seat, formed the man Yazoo Rifles Company. The Yazoo Land sales from the State of Georgia to various other states released over six million acres of lands in their western Territory in Mississippi and Alabama.

The various Land com-panies purchased the land, then resold them only to find the title was not clear and the Federal Government had to purchase all of the land back. Relief shown by contours. Cadastral map showing the names of landowners. "Note: The public roads where located by actual surveys.

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