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1856 Land Offices and Officers in Minnesota

Source: "Minnesota and Dacotah: in letters descriptive
of a tour through the North-west, in the autumn of 1856",
by C.C. Andrews, 1857.
Sub. by K. Torp


LAND DISTRICTS

NAME OF REGISTER

NAME OF RECEIVER

NUMBER OF ACRES SOLD DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING 30TH OF JUNE, 1856

AMOUNT OF PURCHASE MONEY RECEIVED THEREFORE

Stillwater

Thos. M. Fullerton

Wm. Holcomb

103,141.31

128,930.23

Sauk Rapids

Geo. W. Sweet

Wm. H. Wood

49,712.44

65,355.41

Chatfield (late Brownsville)

John R. Bennet

Jno. H. McKenny

238,323.26

298,920.98

Minneapolis

Marcus P. Olds

Roswell P. Russel

139,188.96

186,651.77

Winona

Diedrich Upman

Lorenzo D. SMith

264,777.28

335,845.66

Red Wing

Wm. P. Phelps

Chr. Graham

206,987.32

265,173.84

Since the 30th June 1856, the following offices have been established and officers appointed

Buchanan

Saml. Clark

John Whipple

   

Ojibeway

Saml. Plumer

Wm. Sawyer

   



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