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Land settlement -- Missouri

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Land Department

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-7

Correspondence, reports, maps, plats, promotional material, ledgers, legal and financial volumes, contracts, applications, and some drawings pertaining to the examination and sale of lands granted to the CB&Q by Federal land grant acts. Most of the lands were sold for farming, in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1852-1934

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Other Corporations

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-8
Abstract Railroads and other interests built or acquired by CB&Q as the company advanced west of the Mississippi, expanding the empire throughout the Midwest and western states. Most series include a volume of corporate records detailing articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, resolutions, and notice of acquisition or dissolution. Other materials include annual reports, financial statements, correspondence, journals, ledgers, legal papers, contracts, construction statements, equipment...
Dates: 1820-1964; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1900