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This resolution from the House of Representatives mandates that the requirements for settlement under the Homestead Act of 1862 be extended to lands in Kansas recently purchased from the Osage Indians. Copied from The Miscellaneous Documents of the House of Representatives, 2nd session, 39th Congress.

Creator: United States. Congress. House
Date: 1867

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This brief source demonstrates how former Indian lands were opened up to white settlement under the Homestead Act. It can work in tandem with other documents related to how white settlement and the hunger for more land affected native tribes in Kansas.

KS:7th:3.1:Federal Government and Indian Lands (2005)

Item Number: 210983
Call Number: Series Doc. 1302
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210983

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