Land scrip


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Related to Land scrip: Land warrant
a certificate that the purchase money for a certain portion of the public land has been paid to the officer entitled to receive it.

See also: Land

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Moving the state's agricultural extension and research funding, nearly $45 million, to the Land Scrip Fund giving farmers the clarity and transparency they need to succeed and grow;
Then, in 1849, the state proposed to swap land scrip that was selling for as little as 15 percent of its face value for the republic's debts at their scaled values (Pecquet and Thies 2006).
Land scrip was denominated in a fixed number of acres of available Crown land.
By the mid- 19th century, a thriving black market in land scrip emerged, fueling both squatting and speculation.