Some crucial years of the General Land Office, 1875-1890

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Harold Dunham, "Some Crucial Years of the General Land Office, ," Agricultural History 11 1875-1890 book CRUCIAL YEARS OF GENERAL LAND OFFICE, bureaus dealing with the public lands, Indian affairs, patents, pensions, the census, railways and wagon roads, education, and sundry local works and institutions in the Federal Capital.

The General Land Office (GLO) was an independent agency of the United States government responsible for public domain lands in the United was created in to take over functions previously conducted by the United States Department of the ng with the passage of the Land Ordinance ofwhich created the Public Land Survey System, the Treasury Department Jurisdiction: Federal government.

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This database contains approximately 1, U.S. county land ownership atlases from the Library of Congress’ Geography and Maps division, covering the approximate years Some photos of county officers, land owners, and buildings or homes are also included.

U.S., Indexed Early Land Ownership and Township Plats, United States. General Land Office: Report of the Commissioner of General Land Office, for the year (Washington: G.P.O., ) (page images at HathiTrust) United States. General Land Office: Report of the commissioner of the General Land Office, communicating an abstract of permits granted under the Acts for the Armed Occupation of Florida.

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"Some Crucial Years of the General Land Office, " Duniway, David Cushing, articles. Durham, G. Homer, "Politics and Administration in Intergovernmental Relations." Duruz, W.

P., "Notes on the Early History of Horticulture in Oregon.". About U.S. General Land Office Records, This database contains approximately million land patents, primarily cash and homestead, from for the following states: Alabama.

See Raney, op. cit., footnote 24; and the Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, forand for (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office,). The last two reports are most revealing in that they present many scores of examples of how the various land laws were being used and abused.

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county land ownership atlases from the Library of Congress’ Geography and Maps division, covering the approximate years Some photos of county officers, land owners, and buildings or homes are also included. U.S., General Land Office Records,   Please note: Although some of these records have been digitized and made available online, there are many records that are only available in paper or microfilm format at NARA locations.

The access to and acquisition of land drove much of American history. From wars, treaties, immigration, and settlement, land is interwoven into the very core of what it means to be America. Records Available at the National Archives at Fort Worth Arkansas Louisiana Oklahoma Texas Arkansas General [table striped="true" responsive="true"]Series Title National Archives Identifier Local Identifier Correspondence, - 49NRF-1 Inventories Relating to Office Files, - 49NRF-2 Statements of Accounts, - 49NRF Harold Dunham, "Some Crucial Years of the General Land Office, ," Agricultural History 11(): Staffing statistics for all Interior bureaus, so far as the records reveal, are given year by year in Jeannette G.

Wright, comp., "Numbers of Employees in the Department of the Interior, " (typescript, Department of the. The Minnesota Historical Society offers this search feature for Minnesota's original public land survey plats, created during the first government land survey of the state by the U.S.

Surveyor General's Office during the years to Also included are the later General Land Office and Bureau of Land Management maps, up to the year   In those same years, the General Land Office surveyed more t square miles of previously uncharted territory in central and west- ern Wisconsin, laying out nearly new townships.

Lapham and Chapman worked hard to keep up, and their claim that each new map represented the most recent surveys was no exag- geration.

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" See Harold H. Dunham, "Some Crucial Years of the General Land Office: ," Agricultural History, XI (),for further details. 6See "Report of the Public Lands Commission of ," Senate Document   Inhistorian Harold H. Dunham published a scholarly article on the troubled history of the U.S.

General Land Office in this period (Harold H. Dunham, “Some Crucial Years of the General Land Office, ,” Agricultural History 11(2), ). Dunham noted the immense amount of land the GLO was responsible for — almost one. Origin of the National Land System under the confederation / Payson Jackson Treat --Military bounty lands and the of the railroad land grants / Charles S.

Morgan --The railroad land-grant legend / Paul Wallace Gates --Some crucial years of the General Land Office, / Harold H.

Dunham --Applicability Book\/a >, schema. OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Origin of the National Land System under the confederation / Payson Jackson Treat --Military bounty lands and the origins of the public domain / Rudolf Freund --Cadastral surveys for the public lands of the public domain / Earl G.

Harrington --Iowa claim clubs: symbol and substance / Allen G. Bogue. Also at this time, some land that had belonged to individual colonies was ceded to the new federal government. In later years the United States acquired Florida from Spain inTexas, which was annexed inOregon Territory from the British inthe western states from Mexico inand the Gadsden Purchase from Mexico in Between andthings seem to have settled down on the Haynes place following the Civil War and Reconstruction, although both Robert and Arthur died during this time.

Land sales and exchanges among Haynes family members were the major land-related events. Haynes Family Members Exchange Land Among Themselves.

Land War of to The Land War of to began in the wake of three years of economic downturn that arrested the postfamine economic progress of many Irish farmers and heightened the anxiety of vulnerable small tenants, especially those along the western seaboard where post-famine prosperity had been most limited.

It was given focus and leadership by a coalition of radical and. SIR: During the year ending 30th June,there have been returned to this office as surveyed 7, acres, and for the quarter ending Septeman additional area ofacres making an aggregate of acres returned surveyed since Jand not yet offered of 8, this may be added lands surveyed prior to July 1,and not yet offered, the.

Some censuses of ranchos are available for the years between and An Padron which listed home, age, occupation, marital status, religion, and family members is available at the Texas State Library as part of the records group contained in the Nacogdoches Archives.

Wallace's application for a land patent to secure title to the townsite was submitted to the General Land Office (GLO) in Coeur d'Alene on June 5, The GLO head office in Washington D.

found that his scrip had been reported lost by its original holder. That original scrip had then been replaced and used to claim land, around six years. And even if it had, Hutchings and Lamon would not have been granted clear title to their homesteads until each had satisfied the General Land Office that his claim was legitimate.

To do this, the claimant had to demonstrate either permanent residence or improvements over a period of five years, or he had to be willing to pay the federal.

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Publications issued by the General Land Office by United States. General Land Office. Publication date Publisher Washington, D.C.: Dept. of the Interior, General. The sale of public land increased so rapidly that, inCongress established the General Land Office to "superintend, execute, and perform all such acts and things touching the public lands of the U.S." Within a few years the General Land Office commissioner was viewed as one of the most prestigious assignments in : $.

General Land Office. (). Field Notes of the Survey of the External Subdivisions and Meander Lines for San Juan County, Washington.

pp. (A typed transcript of an official manuscript copy is available at San Juan County Department of Public Works). blurb Goss, T.R. (). The Landscape History of Moran State Park.U.S. General Land Office Records, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., Original data: United States.Searching the United States General Land Office Records If you are unable to find your relative on your first search you can try different name variations.

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