Court record book on land sales in Jackson County
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7640
Scope and Contents
Court record book on land sales in Jackson County includes handwritten accounts within the first 4 pages of the county’s “Return Docket” of June and October Terms, 1833. The remaining pages of the book record the reports of John Davis, commissioner of school lands, and are signed by County Clerk, Samuel C. Owens. The records begin in August Special Term 1831 and end in August 1860. The reports describe lands sold with names of purchasers, place of residence, and selling price. Edward Partridge and other Latter-day Saint members are included in the records.
- Jackson County (Mo.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Jackson County (Mo.) Circuit Court, Commissioner of Township School Lands record book must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 folder (0.10 linear ft.)
Maintained in original order.
Purchased by John Murphy from Spivey's Old Maps, Fine Art, Prints & Rare Books in May 2010.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Spivey's Old Maps, Fine Art, Prints & Rare Books; 2010.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. The record book contains entries for various Latter-day Saints, including Edward Partridge, in Jackson County, Missouri.
Processed; Amie Spear; August 2010.
- Register of Court record book on land sales in Jackson County
- In Progress
- Amie Spear
- 2010 Aug 16
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.