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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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