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United States. General Land Office

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Duluth Common Council records

 Collection
Identifier: S2432
Abstract This collection consists of the report of the committee appointed by the Duluth, Minnesota Common Council to investigate on the construction of the Lakewood pumping station, resolutions passed by the Common Council relative to such construction, and a draft of a letter addressed to the Common Council in which the Council is asked to pass a resolution authorizing the Duluth Canal Bridge Company to construct a bridge across the Canal at Lake Avenue. Also included in the collection is a...
Dates: 1860-1897; Majority of material found in 1860, 1897

Ely Lake land litigation papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2417
Abstract

The collection consists of papers which document the disputed land claims of settlers in the vicinity of Ely Lake (formerly known as Cedar Island Lake), which is located in Fayal Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota. The dispute was based on an allegedly inaccurate survey by the U.S. Surveyor General's office and on the U.S. Homestead Law.

Dates: 1893-1913

George E. and William Nettleton family papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize
Identifier: S6113
Abstract

The collection consists of two items: a land patent granting land to George E Nettleton, dated 1861; and a letter from William Nettleton dated December 5th, 1892 declining an invitation to attend a meeting of the Old Settlers of the Head of Lake Superior.

Dates: 1861-1892; Majority of material found in 1861, 1892

Ansell Smith papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize
Identifier: S6112
Abstract

The collection consists of three items: Orders from the United States War Department that allow accredited commissioners to obtain votes for state officers from soldiers in the regiments of Minnesota Volunteers; the envelope that contained these orders; and a certificate appointing Ansell Smith as Register of the Land Office at Duluth, Minnesota, signed by President Ulysses S. Grant.

Dates: 1864-1869; Majority of material found in 1864, 1869

United States General Land Office, Duluth District records

 Collection
Identifier: S3707
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence and transcripts of correspondence pertaining to land claims and disputed land claims.

Dates: 1855-1903

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Duluth (Minn.) 4
Duluth (Minn.)--History 4
Real property 3
Government records 2
Buchanan (Minn.) 1