General Land Office records.

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Today, there are 1, original General Land Office tract books at Eastern States, showing how, when, and to whom title to Public Domain lands passed from the United States—in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan.

General Land Office Records The BLM General Land Office Records website provides online access to federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, which are states that were created out of the public domain.

The website offers access to images of more than five million federal land title records issued since To search for tract book records: Start by selecting the state. Fill in a complete land description. Click the Search Tract Books button. You will be switched to the "Search Results" page.

You can get a brief description of what each field means by hovering your mouse over it. For further information on locating and ordering land-entry case files, as well as how to research land records in general, please consult E.

Wade Hone’s book, Land & Property Research in the United States (Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, ). Why Use Land Records: Land records provide two types of important evidence for the genealogist.

Land Offices in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin The National Archives and Records Administration-Great Lakes Region's General Land Office (GLO) archival holdings are comprised of bound volumes created by local offices in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Our holdings do not include records for Michigan. United States.

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General Land Office: Advance sheets of chapters I to VI, inclusive, of a revision of the Manual of instructions for the survey of the public lands of General Land Office records. book United States. (Washington, Govt. print. off., )(page images at HathiTrust). The Deed of Acquittance Register is an index of those land owners who have been granted a Deed of Acquittance for excess acreage by the General Land Office.

This volume is the only extant register and covers The Excess Acreage Log records where and. (Record Group 49) (bulk ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY GENERAL RECORDS OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE AND THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT Correspondence Records relating to lands administration Other records RECORDS OF OPERATING DIVISIONS OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

These records are considered vital to the core responsibilities of the BLM. Some of these records date from the late 's. The General Land Office Automated Records Project is responsible for making these important documents available to the public.

The documents are scanned and indexed, and then the originals are stored in acid-free boxes. The oldest state agency in Texas, the GLO was formed to determine who owned what and where after the Texians and Tejanos won independence.

Today the General Land Office manages state lands, operates the Alamo, helps Texans recovering from natural disasters, helps fund Texas public education through the Permanent School Fund, provides benefits to Texas Veterans, and manages the vast.

Many Federal agencies that drove land related actions include the General Land Office, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S.

Forest Service, and the National Park Service. Records held by the National Archives that can be of great use to researchers include, but are not limited to Land Entry Case Files, Right of Ways.

Records Available at the National Archives at Fort Worth Arkansas Louisiana Oklahoma Texas Arkansas General [table striped="true" responsive="true"]Series Title National Archives Identifier Local Identifier Correspondence, - 49NRF-1 Inventories Relating to Office Files, - 49NRF-2 Statements of Accounts, - 49NRF The Texas General Land Office is charged with the disposal of public lands and maintaining the records of those dispositions.

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Colonization certificate records tracked the issuance and transfer of land certificates for eligible persons. Records consist of certificate stubs, registers listing persons issued a colony certificate, and indexes, datingbulk   Research in Land Entry Files Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office (Record Group 49) General Information Leaflet, Number This publication has been replaced by Reference Information Paper General Land Office Plats.

General Land Office (GLO) plat maps are derived from original surveyor notes of the State of Michigan. The survey was conducted in the early to mid 's. All documents pertaining to the original survey of Michigan can be found in the State Archives of Michigan.

To view a map, select a county from the State map or list. Texas General Land Office Historical Land Grant Search.

Scroll to Top. SKIP TO PAGE CONTENT. The Texas General Land Office George P. Bush, Commissioner Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest Youtube Medium. GLO () Search the website The Land Grant database currently hasrecords.

The GLO Archives and Records is home to more than million documents maps, dating back to the yeartracing the history of Texas' public lands.

Some General Land Office tract books are held by NARA's regional records services facilities and occasionally by other repositories in western public land States. See "Using the Tract Books" below.

The Eastern States Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM-ESO). Boston Boulevard, Springfield VAhas retained custody of the General. Tract books were originally maintained by the Bureau of Land Management and its predecessor, the General Land Office. Beginning inthese ledgers were used to record entries, leases, withdrawals and other actions affecting the disposition of the public domain.

General Land Office Record of the Week Each week, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) releases a story map featuring unique records from the General Land Office (GLO) records collection.

Friday, J by BLM Staff. The Texas General Land Office Archives and Records is a closed stacks research collection and not a library. Preservation of our unique, one-of-a-kind materials and easy access for our patrons are our primary concerns.

The survey of Wisconsin was conducted between and by the federal General Land Office. This work established the township, range and section grid; the pattern upon which land ownership and land use is based.

The survey records were transferred to the Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands after the original survey was completed. These documents are part of the Records of the Bureau of Land Management (formerly known as the General Land Office), Record Group (RG) The collection currently includes records from Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Utah, and Wyoming.

Additional records will be added in. The Land & Lease Mapping Viewer, an interactive mapping application, provides access to vast collections of land- and energy-related data at the General Land Office. The Land & Lease Viewer displays upland and submerged Original Texas Land Survey boundaries, Permanent School Fund land, upland and coastal leases, oil and gas well locations, and.

U.S. General Land Office Records, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., Original data: United States. The General Land Office (GLO) was an independent agency of the United States government responsible for public domain lands in the United was created in to take over functions previously conducted by the United States Department of the ng with the passage of the Land Ordinance ofwhich created the Public Land Survey System, the Treasury Department Jurisdiction: Federal government.

A vast amount of land had to be surveyed, maps drawn, meticulous records kept, along with a considerable degree of oversight. Therefore inCongress, with the Act of Ap 2 Stat.created the General Land Office (GLO) and placed it under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department.

This computer database consists of approximatelynames from the General Land Office (GLO) tract books on microfilm reels held by the Nebraska State Historical Society Library. In order to effectively utilize these indexes, one only needs to know the name of the applicant.

The information provided in these indexes is: (1) Section.

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General Land Office Records of the Week. Send keyboard focus to media. Once a week, the General Land Office publishes an interesting record from its archives. Each record was either signed, passed, surveyed, or related to the week in which it is published.

This story map links to each Record. Transcriptions of Land Office Records,n.d. Series Series consists of transcriptions of Jackson, Mississippi, General Land Office records made by Works Progress Administration Historical Records Survey employees in the late s from originals then held by the State Land Commissioner.

The federal government is in the process of digitizing its land patent records, including cash entry, homestead and military warrants. You can search these records by name, place, or legal description on the Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records website.

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