Indians of North America -- Land tenure
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A record of land claims made in Douglas County, Kansas, prior to May 1854 when the county was removed from Shawnee Native American territory and opened for settlement by Anglo-Americans. The record is arranged by township/range and includes an appended index to the names.
This collection is compiled into 23 volumes of correspondence, documents, and other records primarily about the Delaware Nation; other Native American groups are included as they relate to the Delaware. The correspondence includes letters on file in the Office of Indian Affairs, reports of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and letters answered by the commissioner. Documents include federal legislation and legal documents filed in the United States Court of Claims.