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Guide to Kansas Land and Property. Includes Online resources, Federal Land Records, Land Grants to Railroads, County Land Records, Website and References.
Land transactions in the custody of the National Archives covering entries in all 30 public land states. Case files were filed as either military bounty land warrants or pre or post 1908 land entry files. Tract books and Land Patents are also discussed. The site includes access to Online databases at the Archives.
This Kansas Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps provides access to an extensive collection of maps for 241 Kansas towns and cities. The Sanborn Map Company of Pehlham, New York created these maps for insurance purposes but can now be utilized for historical reference. With funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the maps from 1883 to 1922 are now digitally available. Click again on 'Collection' on the right side and at the next page once more click and enter name of city.
These federal tract books show the federal government transactions and status of each parcel of surveyed public land. These books indicate who obtained the land, and include a legal description of the property and where the land is located. The type of transaction is also recorded such as cash entry, credit entry, homesteads, patents (deeds), timberland rights, or mineral rights granted by the federal government, and other conveyances of title such as Indian allotments, internal improvement grants (to states), military bounty land warrants, land grants from previous foreign governments, railroad grants, school grants, and swamp grants.[1]
Welcome to the Bureau of Land Management(BLM), General Land Office (GLO) Records Automation web site. We provide live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1788 and the present. We also have images of survey plats and field notes, land status records, and control document index records.
Various sites for leaning more about a house. Another possibility is to insert the address of the house into the "Search" slot of the local newspaper in