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Record Group Number: 000589
Series/Collection Number: .S 1472
Creator: United States. General Land Office.  --Florida District.
Title, Dates: Survey field notes, 1824-1890.
Amount: 94.00 microfilm reel 35 mm.
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by township and range.
Terms Governing Use:
Summary:     The series contains the field notes created by the surveyors in Florida who delineated the boundaries of townships, ranges, and sections throughout the Territory/State beginning in 1824.  These notes provided the basis for establishing boundaries of land that were divided and sold.  The bulk of the surveys were executed throughout the nineteenth century with the later surveys being done as the population moved south in the state.  Some twentieth century material is included and deals with "resurveys" or new surveys of virgin territory.
    Most rolls contain several volumes of field notes.  The volumes are numbered and when a volume had to be continued onto the next roll the page number of the volume where it stopped is indicated in parentheses.  There is no volume 192.  Box number MF 094 contains an index which is arranged according to township and range which then provides the name of the surveyor, volume number where notes are located, and year of survey.
Finding Aids: Microfilm listing available.
Additional Physical Form:
Reproduction Note: Microfilm.
Location of Originals/Duplicates: Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Lands.
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Subject Access Fields: Surveyor General of the United States, for the State of Florida.
Surveyor General of the United States, for the Territory of Florida.
Surveyors Florida
Surveying Public lands
Territorial records. aat
Land surveys. aat
Field notes. aat
Township surveys.
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