- 253 p.,  leaf of plates : map ; 24 cm.
Authority: Act of May 16, 1821
Date of Drawing: November 7, 1821-December 12, 1821
Dooly: 16 districts (1-16)
Fayette: 4 districts (6,7,9,14)
Henry: 18 districts (1-18)
Houston: 16 districts (1-16)
Monroe: 15 districts (1-15)
37 undrawn lots remaining from the 1820 lottery
Size of Land Lots
All new (1821) counties: 202 ½ acres
$19.00 per Land Lot
Person Entitled to Draw
Bachelor, 18 years or older, 3-year residence in Georgia, 3-year citizen United States - 1 draw
Married man with wife or son under 18 years or unmarried daughter, 3-year residence in Georgia, 3-year citizen United States - 2 draws
Widow, 3-year residence in Georgia - 1 draw
Family of minor orphans, father dead, 3-year residence in Georgia - 1 draw
Family (one or two) of orphans under 21 years, father and mother dead - 1 draw
Family (three or more) of orphans under 21 years, father and mother dead - 2 draws
Widow, husband killed or died in Revolutionary War, War of 1812, or Indian War, 3-year residence in Georgia - 2 draws
Orphan, father killed or died in Revolutionary War, War of 1812, or Indian War - 2 draws
Child or family of children of a convict, 3-year residence in Georgia - entitled in the same manner as orphans
Any fortunate drawer in any previous land lottery.
Citizens of the state who volunteered or were legally drafted during the War of 1812 or Indian War and refused to serve a tour of duty in person or by substitute.
Any convict in the penitentiary.
Any tax defaulter or absconder for debt.
How do I find the names of the winners?
The Third and Fourth or 1820 and 1821 Land Lotteries of Georgia, [comp. by Silas Emmett Lucas Jr.]. (Easley, S.C.: Georgia Genealogical Reprints/Southern Historical Press, 1973.)
The Fourth or 1821 Land Lottery of Georgia, comp by Silas Emmett Lucas Jr.. (Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1986.)
Where will I find more information on the lottery?
Georgia Land Surveying History and Law, by Farris Cadle. (Athens: University of Georgia Press.)
The Georgia Surveyor General Department, by Marion Hemperley. (Atlanta: Georgia Secretary of State, 1982.)