Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Land Office, Kickapoo, Kansas Territory, notice - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

Issued by John W. Whitfield, land office register and former proslavery territorial delegate to Congress, on June 12, 1858, this one-page notice informed Sol Miller of a counter claim made against some preemption land in which Miller (referred to as "an adverse claimant") apparently held an interest. The notice was also signed by Daniel Woodson, receiver, who had served as the first secretary of the territory of Kansas and on several occasions in 1855 and 1856 as acting governor.

Creator: United States. General Land Office
Date: June 12, 1858

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 3392
Call Number: Manuscript Collection 442-- Solomon Miller Papers, Box 2, Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3392

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.