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Research in the land entry files of the General Land Office

Research in the land entry files of the General Land Office

Record Group 49

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Published by National Archives and Records Administration in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- General Land Office -- Records and correspondence,
  • Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- United States,
  • United States -- Genealogy -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRecord Group 49
    Statementcompiled by Kenneth Hawkins
    SeriesGeneral information leaflet -- no. 67
    ContributionsHawkins, Kenneth, United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14498521M
    OCLC/WorldCa41715154


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Each land entry was recorded in the tract book across two pages. Research in Land Entry Files Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office (Record Group 49) General Information Leaflet, Number This publication has been replaced by Reference Information Paper Get this from a library.

Research in the land entry files of the General Land Office: Record Group [Kenneth Hawkins; United States. National Archives and Records Administration.]. The General Land Office also recorded each land entry in tract books arranged by State and legal description of the land in terms of numbered section, township, and range.

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Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office Reference Information Paper Homestead Records, Broken Bow, NE Land Office (partnered with University of Nebraska-Lincoln)* For more records/genealogical information from the National Archives and Records Administration, visit their website.

Abstract. Includes bibliographical uction -- Information found in land entry case files -- Arrangement and access -- Using the tract books at the National Archives building -- Requesting the land entry case file -- A note on cadastral surveys -- Military bounty land warrants -- War of bounty land warrants -- Old Indian wars bounty land warrants -- Mexican War bounty land.

attempts at homesteading-in the General Land Office case files than patents, and a land-entry case file for a cancelled entry may provide as much genealogical information as a completed one.

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The GLO - Eastern States Office is the custodian of millions of title documents, maintaining and protecting the Secretary of the Interior's official copies of over 9 million GLO records.

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Land Entry Records. The National Archives is the official repository for the records of the United States (U.S.) Bureau of Land Management s (BLM) General Land Office (GLO) that document the transfer of public lands from the United States to private ownership. Military Bounty-Land Records Information Available from Other Sources.

Refer to these sources for information on the following:} General Information Leaflet Num Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office (Record Group 49). 3, land management tract books containing official records of the land status and transactions involving surveyed public lands arranged by state and then by township and range.

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Today the General Land Office manages state lands, operates the Alamo, helps Texans recovering from natural disasters, helps fund Texas public education through the Permanent School Fund, provides benefits to Texas. Abstract. Shipping list no.: es bibliographical uction -- Information found in land entry case files -- Arrangement and access -- Using the tract books at the National Archives building -- Requesting the land entry case file -- A note on cadastral surveys -- Military bounty land warrants -- War of bounty land warrants -- Old Indian wars bounty land.

Bureau of Land Management General Land Office Records includes the Land Patent Search, instructions, and search tips. Form NATF (pdf) used to order land entry case files from the National Archives. Land Records: Introduction and Links to Resources on Land Entry Case Files and Related Records National Archives explain land record research.

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U.S. National Archives and Records Administration: Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office About the Author Founder/president of the innovative reference publisher The Archive LLC, Tom Streissguth has been a self-employed business owner, independent bookseller and freelance author in the school/library market.

National Archives and Records Administration General Information Leaflet Number 67 describes Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office. CD-ROM Patent Search The General Land Office (GLO), part of the U.S.

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, made a CD-ROM (now out of print) which contained land records from. Louisiana Property Research. The Louisiana Purchase of involved million acres of land for 15 million dollars. The Act of Congress on March 2, allowed land grants to be given to interested parties.

Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office Reference Information Paper from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC.

Taking The Mystery Out of Land Records. Appendix I lists the land laws under which most entries have been made and Appendix II gives an alphabetical listing of land offices.

Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office. Compiled by Kenneth Hawkins.

Reference Information Paper The homestead entry papers filed by name of land office are dated through J Typically, there are two separately numbered series for each land office, one relating to complete and the other relating to incomplete homestead entries.

A complete homestead entry file includes such documents as: Homestead application. For further information on locating and ordering land-entry case files, as well as how to research land records in general, please consult E. Wade Hone’s book, Land & Property Research in the United States (Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, ).

Texas General Land Office Land Grant Search. Please use the following format: Crockett or Crockett, David or Crockett, D% in the Original Grantee field. A comma and a space must separate last name and first name. Need Help With Spelling Variations. See How to Use This Catalog. The Land Grant database currently hasrecords.

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The easiest guide to get started with federal bounty lands is Researching in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office, by Kenneth Hawkins (online at NARA & #9). There are two major NARA record series that involve military bounty Size: KB.

Research in the land entry files of the General Land Office: Record Group Rev. [Washington, D.C.]: National Archives and Records Administration,   Land Entry Case Files of the Broken Bow Land Office, Broken Bow, NE: Homestead Final Certificates, Fold3 is an online repository for original historical documents, combined with the ability for users to make comments, annotations, and upload their own documents.

United States. General Land Office: General public acts of Congress, respecting the sale and disposition of the public lands, with instructions issued, from time to time, (Washington, Printed by Gales and Seaton, ), also by United States and United States.

Dept. of the Treasury (page images at HathiTrust). Inventory Entry Number: 57 Entry 57 is located in the "Preliminary Inventory of the Land-Entry Papers of the General Land Office" (PI). Former ARC Identifier: HMS/MLR Entry Number: PI AV.

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Inventory Entry Number: 57 Entry 57 is located in the "Preliminary Inventory of the Land-Entry Papers of the General Land Office" (PI). Former ARC Identifier: HMS/MLR Entry Number: PI L.General Land Office - Original Land Survey Field Notes, - Scope and Contents This series consists of the original handwritten notes taken by surveyors during initial boundary surveys, resurveys, and survey amendments in South Dakota.Searchable data from all land grant files residing at the State Archives, specifically those cataloged as "Secretary of State Records Group: Land Warrants, Plats of Survey and Related Records".

Data includes the name of the person(s) receiving the grant, the county, the number of acres, various dates, and a brief description of the property.