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United States General Land Office (Illinois Districts). Tract books and other documents

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Collection Overview

Title: United States General Land Office (Illinois Districts). Tract books and other documents, 1804-1868

Primary Creator: United States General Land Office

Extent: 22.0 microfilm reels

Subjects: Military, Property, Randolph County--Kaskaskia (Ill.), United States--Politics and government, United States. General Land Office

Forms of Material: Copies, Government records

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains microfilm copies of tract books (17 reels), kept at ten U.S. land offices in Illinois, that record the original sales of government land. There is also a map indicating the boundaries of the districts. In addition, the collection includes transcripts of the locations of military warrants in Illinois, and indices to these records (3 reels). Deed books and other collected documents from the Kaskaskia District Land Office (2 reels) are also included for the period 1804-1814.

The originals of these records are located in the Illinois State Archives, as indicated in the attached inventory. The library acquired the microfilm in 1974 and 1976.

Subject/Index Terms

Military
Property
Randolph County--Kaskaskia (Ill.)
United States--Politics and government
United States. General Land Office

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Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

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URL: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ihx/inventories/us-gen-land-office-tract-bks.pdf

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