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Illinois Military Tract

Theodore Leonard Carlson

Illinois Military Tract

a study of land occupation, ultilization, and tenure.

by Theodore Leonard Carlson

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

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    • Land use -- Illinois Military Tract.,
    • Illinois Military Tract.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesIllinois studies in the social sciences,, v. 32, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH31 .I4.vol.32.no.2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 218 p.
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6088955M
      LC Control Number51004360
      OCLC/WorldCa3405758

      (Record Group 49) (bulk ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY GENERAL RECORDS OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE AND THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT Correspondence Records relating to lands administration Other records RECORDS OF OPERATING . Illinois Society of Architects. Monthly Bulletin. Chicago. F ib Peisch, Mark L. The Chicago School of Architecture; Early Followers of Sullivan and Wright. New York: Random House, WF C53 Pc Illinois Military Tract Carlson, Theodore. The Illinois Military Tract: a Study of Land Occupation, Utilization and Tenure.

      The north side was called Cottage Hills, and the south side was named Marshalltown, after Charley Marshall, an Upper Alton builder, who bought the first acre tract. Later the two merged. By , The Cottage Hills Club was opened on Rt. , which was a popular tavern which advertised not only food and drinks, but had a large dance floor and. The Illinois Military Tract, surveyed in , contained more than 5,, acres of land in central western Illinois. The first notable permanent European settlers in what is now Pike County came in when the Ross brothers settled on land that one brother, Leonard, a captain in the War of , had purchased as part of payment for.

      William Blanchard settled along the Illinois river in near present Spring Bay township. William Blanchard was born in Peru, Vermont. He came to Illinois in after being discharged from the Army in Detroit. He and three companions came up the Mississippi and . Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database Illinois Census of Revolutionary War and Military Pensioners The Illinois Regiments Index to the George Rogers Clark Papers Database of Illinois War of Veterans War of Bounty Land Grants in the Illinois Military Tract Database of Illinois Mexican War Veterans.


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Illinois Military Tract by Theodore Leonard Carlson Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Sketch of the Military Bounty Tract of Illinois; descriptive of its unequalled fertility of soil--superior inducements for an emigrant’s location--agricultural productions--climate--facilities of education--travelling route and expenses--and suggestions to emigrants (Philadelphia, ), written by F.

Taylor, secretary of the Quincy-based. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis, University of Illinois,under title: History of land occupation, utilization, and tenure in the Illinois Military Tract to (FHL book R2w; film item 7; fiche ) A reprint of Lands in Illinois to Soldiers of Late War.

(26th Congress, 1st Session, (26th Congress, 1st Session, House Doc. 3, land management tract books containing official records of the land status and transactions involving surveyed public lands arranged by state and then by township and range. These books indicate who obtained the land, and include a physical description of the tract and where the land is located.

The Territory of Illinois was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 1,until December 3,when the southern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of capital was the former French village of Kaskaskia (which is still a part of the State of Illinois, but is now accessible only from Missouri, as it now Capital: Kaskaskia.

Tract Books Coverage Table lists the state, volume, land office, township numbers and range numbers in each federal tract book Grants from the Federal Government (Public Domain) explains public lands, how individuals claimed some of it, and the paperwork created during the process.

Records at Southern Illinois University East St. Louis City Court Naturalization Papers Index (–) Madison County Probate Case Files Index (–). To see a map of the present day areas included in the Illinois Military Tract - Click.

The area that later became Mercer County was included in this area. The book War of Bounty Lands in Illinois, indexed by Lowell M. Volkel, and published by Heritage House includes a list of veterans and their claims. Armed with this information. For information on the War of bounty land warrants in the military reserves of Illinois, see Lowell M.

Volkel, War of Bounty Lands in Illinois (Thomson, Ill.: Heritage House, ) and Theodore L. Carlson, Illinois Military Tract: A Study of Land Occupation, Utilization and Tenure (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ). The County is part of the Military Tract - land granted to veterans of the War of Mount Sterling is the county-seat of Brown County, midway between Quincy and Jacksonville, on the Wabash Railway.

City: Mount Sterling Villages: Mound Station, Ripley, Versailles. Townships of Brown County BUCKHORN -- COOPERSTOWN -- ELKHORN -- LEE. Illinois (/ ˌ ɪ l ə ˈ n ɔɪ / IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S.

states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and Largest city: Chicago.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Illinois State Archives Compiled by the Illinois State Archives. By Name of Purchaser or Name of Purchaser in a Specified County. Enter at least the first two letters of the surname of the purchaser.

Enter the purchaser's name in the format. Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office. U.S. military service or reveal that the claimant settled a location before it state’s tract books allows researchers to identify the tract book number that coversthe area in which they are interested.

Some GLO tract books are held. A 4, square mile tract was located in the Northwest Territory and was set aside for these land warrants. This area came to be known as the U.S. Military District of Ohio. Originally the lands in this district were to be distributed by January 1, COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Military Tract: A military tract was set up in Illinois in for Veterans of the War of (For description see Part I History Page).

New Boston and Eliza Townships were part of this tract being in the extreme northwest corner of Mercer County at Townships 14 & 15 North and Ranges 5 & 6 west just along the Mississippi River.

Tract books were originally maintained by the Bureau of Land Management and its predecessor, the General Land Office. Beginning inthese ledgers were used to record entries, leases, withdrawals and other actions affecting the disposition of the public domain.

Quincy’s ornate CB&Q Railroad depot at Second and Oak was built in and torn down in late and early Visible at the top of the depot’s steeple is a train-shaped weather vane. OHIO LANDS BOOK This book is a publication of The Auditor of State 88 East Broad Street Columbus, Ohio First paperback edition Printed in.

Warren County was formed by the Illinois General Assembly on Janu The land was in the Military Tract, set aside as bounty land in payment for service for veterans of the War of They obtained the land using their military land warrants. Note that the name Reuben Babbet is also apparently the same person listed as Reuben Bennet in the 'Balloting Book'.: Lot number 1 of the original Township of Cato (Township #3) was balloted to Reuben Bennet as cited on pageof the book titled "The Balloting Book And Other Documents Relating To The Military Bounty Lands, In The State Of New York" ().The Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales database may be searched by county or by legal description.

The following types of geographic searches may be conducted: Search by section, township, range and meridian. Choose a section, township, range and meridian number from the drop-down menus.

Townships are located north and south of baselines.United States General Land Office (Illinois Districts) Tract books and other documents, Brief Contents Reel Kaskaskia Lands, Deed Books A and B.

Reel Kaskaskia Lands, Deed Book D. Reel to Tract Books. Reel to Military Warrants. Reel County Boundary Lines and Township Organization Records.