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Miscellaneous Record

Creator: Morris County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1892-1929

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF 3587 - MF 3589

Unit ID: 197509

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Miscellaneous Record

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Microfilmed volumes from the Register of Deeds office entitled "Miscellaneous Record." The volumes contain copies of deeds, power of attorney statements, affidavits, court orders, receipts, oil and gas leases, and land patents. The deeds and patents document land ownership in Morris County, and the oil and gas leases documenting companies obtaining the rights to drill on private property for oil and natural gas. The affidavits accompany the deeds and state that the grantor or grantee is acquainted with the other party in the agreement, sworn before a notary and filed with the register of deeds. Other records include copies of journal entries for district court cases involving the register of deeds. The volumes are indexed and includes grantor and grantee names, types of instruments, date of deed filing, and page number. All records are organized by filing date with the register of deeds.


No Locators Identified


  • MF 3587 no. 2: MISCELLANEOUS RECORD - A, B 1892-1908
  • MF 3588: MISCELLANEOUS RECORD - C, D, E TO PG. 338 1908-1922
  • MF 3589: MISCELLANEOUS RECORD - E CONT'D W/PG 339, F 1917-1929

Index Terms


    Morris County (Kan.)
    Deeds -- Kansas -- Morris County
    Land grants -- Kansas -- Morris County
    Land tenure -- Kansas -- Morris County
    Oil and gas leases -- Kansas -- Morris County

Agency Classification:

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