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Lands (General)

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)

Date: 1869 - 1872

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, Subject Files, Box 4 Folder 118

Unit ID: 453870

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Lands (General)

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor James Madison Harvey (1869-1873). Governor James Madison Harvey Correspondence. Subject Files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: The documents in this file pertain to various matters concerning lands in the State of Kansas. The first letter on April 13, 1869, from C. McKeever, Assistant Adjunct General, discusses settlers on the Sac and Fox reservation and states no orders have been given to have the settlers removed. A letter from the Department of Interior, April 22, 1870, encloses a copy of a list of lands selected by the State of Kansas under the Act of September 4, 1841, granting 500,000 acres for internal improvement purposes. A letter on October 11, 1870, from L. A. Gronlund, requests a tax statement of taxes owed on the 7,000 acres land purchased by the Scandinavian Agricultural Society, in Republic County, Kansas. Additional documents address House Joint Resolution number one concerning Miami Native Americans and lands in Kansas, among other land matters.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Harvey, James Administration.