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Land purchase.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Broadsheet from U. S. Senate

Identifier: MS-3739

The collection is a single page listing resolutions in the United States Senate from January 8, 1805. Included is a resolution that land offices be opened in the state of Tennessee for the sale of public lands.

Dates: 1805 January 8

James K. Polk Ohio Land Sale Announcement

Identifier: MS-3616

This broadside announces the sale of public lands in the state of Ohio. The land office at Upper Sandusky has sixteen plots described, and the land office at Chillicothe has seven islands to sell. These offers last for two weeks. Under Polk’s printed signature, James Shields has appended a note about additional lands to be offered or reoffered at the Upper Sandusky land office.

Dates: 1846 March 14

U.S. Congress Bill HR327

Identifier: MS-3592

This bill requests $5,000 to appoint a man to negotiate with the Cherokee Indians for land suitable to construct a canal between the Tennessee River and the Alabama and Mobile Rivers.

Dates: 1827 January 2