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Record Group Number: 000589
Series/Collection Number: .S 59
Creator: United States. General Land Office.  --Florida District.
Title, Dates: Surveys of private claims, 1827-1853.
Amount: 7.00 v.
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Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical.
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Summary:     The series contains surveys of private claims, 1827-1853, made by the Office of the Surveyor General of the United States, for the Territory of Florida and for the State of Florida.  Each survey includes a certification that attests the property has been surveyed and the boundaries marked.  It includes the property owner's name, a map of the tract surveyed, and a property description.  The surveys document the land grants and private claims that the United States Board of Land Commissioners or the Florida District of the United States General Land Office confirmed as private land claims.
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Subject Access Fields: Surveyor General of the United States, for the Territory of Florida.
Surveyor General of the United States, for the State of Florida.
Spanish Florida claims.
Land grants Florida
Territorial records. aat
Land surveys. aat
Plats. aat
Added Entries United States. Board of Land Commissioners.

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