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Patent Record - 1862 Homestead Act

Creator: Marion County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1883-1901

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF 4463

Unit ID: 197539

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Patent Record - 1862 Homestead Act

Scope and Content

Scope and content: A microfilmed volume containing copies of patent records. The records document land patents awarded to individuals by the United States General Land Office pursuant the May 20, 1862 Homestead Act. The act was to "secure homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain." The patents state the name of the applicant, a description of the land, authorized by various presidents, and filed with the county register of deeds. They are not organized.


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  • MF 4463: VOLUME 15 1883-1901

Index Terms


    United States. General Land Office
    Marion County (Kan.)
    Homestead law -- United States -- Kansas -- History
    Land grants -- Kansas -- Marion County

Agency Classification:

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