Receiver’s Office, Receipt, 8 September 1836
Receiver’s Office, Receipt, to JS, Lexington, Lafayette Co., MO, 8 Sept. 1836; printed form with manuscript additions in the handwriting of E. M. Ryland; signature and endorsement in handwriting of E. M. Ryland; Land Entry Case File 8667; Record Group 49, Records of the Bureau of Land Management, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC.
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