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Patent Records

Creator: Marshall County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1870-1884

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF 333, MF 337, MF 745 - MF 746

Unit ID: 196187

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 4.00 Microfilm roll(s) (35mm)

Title (Main title): Patent Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Volumes of land patents documenting land grants made to applicants from Marshall County pursuant to the Homestead Act of 1862. Some patent volumes include quitclaim deeds as well, documenting land sales where the grantor relinquishes any interest they may have in a piece of real property and passes that claim to another person. The patents state the name of the applicant, date of application, a description of the land, and a statement awarding the land to the applicant. The patents are awarded by the United States General Land Office and signed by the president, recorder of the General Land Office, and the county register of deeds. Arranged chronologically by filing date with the register of deeds.

Microfilm:

  • MF 333 no. 3: VOLUME 41 1883-1884
  • MF 337 no. 2: VOLUME 51 1883-1884
  • MF 745 no. 4: VOLUME 19, END PAGE 375 1870-1891
  • MF 746: VOLUME 19, BEGIN PAGE 375 1870-1891

Index Terms

Subjects

    United States. General Land Office
    Marshall County (Kan.)
    Homestead law -- United States -- History
    Land grants -- Kansas -- Marshall County
    Land tenure -- Kansas -- Marshall County
    Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- Kansas -- Marshall County

Agency Classification:

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

Additional Information for Researchers

Use and reproduction: FILM MAY NOT BE DUPLICATED OR LOANED THROUGH ILL