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Homestead Deed Record

Creator: Morris County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1879-1923

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF 3563

Unit ID: 197503

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Homestead Deed Record

Scope and Content

Scope and content: A microfilmed volume containing copies of land patents issued to applicants applying to the US General Land Office for land in Morris County. The actions are pursuant the May 20, 1862 act "to secure homestead to actual settlers on the public domain." The patents state the homestead certificate number, application number, name of applicant, that the application was filed with the Land Office in Topeka, a description of the land, and a statement granting the patent to the applicant. The records are signed by the President of the United States and the Secretary. The volume is not indexed. The patents are organized by date of filing with the Morris County Register of Deeds office.


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  • MF 3563 no. 2: HOMESTEAD DEED RECORD - N 1879-1923

Index Terms


    Morris County (Kan.)
    Deeds -- Kansas -- Morris County
    Homestead law -- United States -- Kansas
    Land grants -- Kansas -- Morris County
    Land tenure -- Kansas -- Morris County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Morris County. County Offices. Register of Deeds.