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School Land Purchase Records

Creator: Barton County. County Clerk

Date: 1886B - 1906

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 217665

Space Required/Quantity: 0.15 cubic feet

Title (Main title): School Land Purchase Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Files containing certificates of purchase, notarized payment charts, renewal certificates of purchase, and notes documenting individuals purchasing school lands in Barton County, Kansas. The records state the name of purchaser, land description with section, township, and range coordinates, amount sold for, payment information, and general terms of sale. The land was sold by Barton County pursuant a February 22, 1864 "act to provide for the sale of school lands." The records are notarized by the county clerk. The files are organized by date and case.


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Index Terms


    Barton County (Kan.) -- Genealogy
    Land tenure -- Kansas -- Barton County
    School lands -- Kansas -- Barton County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Barton County. County Offices. County Clerk.