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Patent Record

Creator: Morris County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1885-1891

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF 3567

Unit ID: 197504

Space Required/Quantity: Microfilm

Title (Main title): Patent Record

Scope and Content

Scope and content: A microfilmed volume documenting land grants from the US General Land Office to applicants seeking land in Morris County, pursuant the April 20, 1820 federal "Act making further provision for the sale of public lands." The patents state the name of the applicant, that they had applied at the land office in Topeka, a description of the land, and an order granting the land to the applicant. Signed by the President of the United States and filed with the Morris County Register of Deeds. The patents are organized by filing date.

Microfilm:

  • MF 3567 no. 2: PATENT RECORD - X 1885-1891

Index Terms

Subjects

    Morris County (Kan.) -- Genealogy
    Land grants -- Kansas -- Morris County
    Land tenure -- Kansas -- Morris County
    Public land sales -- Kansas -- Morris County

Agency Classification:

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