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Transcript of Lands

Creator: Riley County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1857-1870

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Microfilm reel MF552

Unit ID: 196313

Space Required/Quantity: 0.01 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Transcript of Lands

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Includes trusteeship papers involving the Cincinnati and Kansas Land Company, transcripts of records from the Western Land Office pertinent to Riley County (including quit claim deeds, trusteeships, and other kinds of records related to land ownership in territorial and early state history), and a direct and reverse index of deeds.


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  • MF 552: WESTERN LAND DISTRICT 1857-1870

Index Terms


    Commissioners of deeds -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Deeds -- Kansas -- Riley County
    Real property -- Ownership

Agency Classification:

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


General Note: Davis and Riley Counties exchanged territory in 1873. Davis County, named after Jefferson Davis (who was then Secretary of War) by the territorial legislature when the county was established, was renamed Geary County in 1889.