Unfinished Patents

During the research and preservation project for Kentucky Land Office records, staff of the Kentucky Historical Society identified patent file numbers by matching Surveys and Grants.

To date, it has been determined the warrants and surveys included on this listing did not result in governor’s grants finalizing patents. However, as databases for the Virginia Patent Series and Old Kentucky Patent Series are constructed, further patent research may assign these records to their appropriate files. It is also possible the warrants and surveys will relate to grants in other series, such as the South of Green River, Tellico and Kentucky Land Warrant Patent Series.

  • First, select the desired patent from the second combobox below.
  • Then you can view printable versions by selecting the print quality desired, or you can download full sized images.
    Note: The print quality is provided to accommodate users with slower connections.  High quality images and full sized images are typically 1-5MB in size.