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Records of the Neosho Valley Land Agency

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P904


The letter from George A. Bowlus, general manager of the Neosho Valley Land Agency, to Mr. R. S. Mauley of Aurora, Illinois, is dated August 17, 1882. The letter addresses the $5.04 that Mauley still owes the Neosho Valley Land Agency. The letterhead includes a land plat map of Allen County, Kansas.


  • Creation: 1882


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History of Neosho Valley Land Agency

The Neosho Valley Land Agency, located in Iola, Kansas, was organized in 1875 by George A. Bowlus and Joseph. H. Richards. Bowlus was a former land broker. He advertised the land of Neosho Valley throughout the United States to encourage people to move to the area.


1 folder

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Physical Location

RH MS P904

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Carmen Valentino, 2009

Guide to the Neosho Valley Land Agency Collection
Records of the Neosho Valley Land Agency
Finding aid prepared by acs, 2012; Finding aid encoded by acs, 2012
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Preferred citation
Neosho Valley Land Agency Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P904, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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