Private Land Claims in Missouri: 1834
his hefty volume contains COMPLETE court transcriptions of 1834 Missouri land claims submitted to the United States Federal Government by residents of the State of Missouri, then known as the "Upper Louisiana."
The name of claimant, quantity in arpents, date of claim, by whom granted, by who surveyed, date, and situation are listed. Along with descriptions of the origin of the land, there is a summary of the court records regarding the land itself which often contain personal data on the claimant.
The fact that each petitioner wrote their own claim will be of special interest to historians and genealogists.
8.5"x11", full name index, softcover, 212pp