List of donation land claims
|Title||List of donation land claims in Washington Territory, July 1887|
|Author||Wickersham, James, 1857-1939 (transcriber)|
|Contents||Donation Land Law, passed Sept. 27, 1850 by U.S. Congress, guaranteed settlers up to one square mile of land in Oregon Territory. Washington Territory was divided from Oregon in 1853. The claims listed in this manuscript are dated between 1852 and 1855. This numerical list of claimed lot numbers has details including the claimant's name; nearest post office; dates of settlement, proof and notice; location and size of claim.|
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