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Patent Records

Creator: Butler County. Register of Deeds

Date: 1886-1953

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MF 3394, 3412, 3421

Unit ID: 197447

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 3.00 Microfilm roll(s) (35mm)

Title (Main title): Patent Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Series consists of microfilmed volumes of patent records documenting the sale of public lands to various individuals in Butler County. The patents certify that the individual has deposited in the General Land Office (U.S.) a certificate of the register of the land office at Wichita and full payment for the land has been made. The patents relate to an April 24, 1820 "Act making further provision for the sale of public lands." The patents state the name of the individual purchasing the land along with a brief land description. They are signed by the President of the United States, Recorder of the General Land Office, and the Butler County Register of Deeds. Organized chronologically by date filed with the Register of Deeds.


  • MF 3394 no. 2: Vol. 46 1886-1899
  • MF 3412: Vol. 92 1899-1912
  • MF 3421 no. 2: Vol. 116 1913-1953

Index Terms


    Butler County (Kan.)
    Land grants -- Kansas -- Butler County
    Public land sales -- Kansas -- Butler County

Agency Classification:

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