Certificate for Land Patent, 22 June 1836–B
Register’s Office, Certificate, to JS, Lexington, Lafayette Co., MO, 22 June 1836; printed form with manuscript additions in unidentified handwriting; signature of Finis Ewing; docket in handwriting of E. M. Ryland; Land Entry Case File 7874, Record Group 49, Records of the Bureau of Land Management, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC. Includes docket.
French explored area, 1669. British took possession following French and Indian War, 1763. Ceded to U.S., 1783. First permanent white settlement established, 1788. Northeastern portion maintained as part of Connecticut, 1786, and called Connecticut Western...More Info