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Lands (Indian, school, railroad)

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)

Date: 1873 - 1876

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn Correspondence Files, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 4 Folder 63

Unit ID: 454158

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Lands (Indian, school, railroad)

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn (1873-1877) . Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn correspondence received. Subject files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: The documents in this file discuss railroad, public, and Native American lands in the State of Kansas. The description does not encompass all the documents in this file rather just a few. A letter on July 25, 1873, from Willis Drummond, Commission General of the Land Office, in relation to Governor Osborn?s request for a statement to be forwarded showing the number of lands in the State of Kansas formerly occupied or claimed by the various Native American tribes under treaty stipulations, and which have been sold by the United States, including the amount of money paid by the purchases for the lands. A letter on June 10, 1876, from D. W. Finney, informs Governor Osborn that a Pomeroy will forward a certificate entitling him to a patent on certain school lands and requests the Governor to sign and return the certificate at once. A letter on July 3, 1873, from Commissioners of New York to investigate endowments of the land granted to the State of Kansas for an Agricultural College.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Osborn, Thomas Administration.