Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains three land books containing land locations, land and timber sales information, deed dates and records of land payments of the properties held by the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway.
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.
The collection contains 53 documents pertaining to the Vermilion Road Construction. 6 additional documents are included which pertain to other survey sites.
The collection consists of 3 notebooks containing sketches, surveys, and other engineering notes.