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  General Land Office
The maps of historic vegetation on this website, reconstructed from General Land Office survey records, are a reliable depiction of the range of forest composition in the northern Lake States over a long time period, with the exception of areas inside the boundaries of fire-susceptible ecosystems.
GLO records have been used for many years to provide information on tree species composition, diameter size distribution, and disturbance patches in the pre-European settlement forests of the Lake States (Cottam 1949, Stearns 1949, Bourdo 1956, 1983, Cottam and Curtis 1956, Curtis 1959, Loucks 1983, Whitney 1986, 1987, Frelich 1995).
Maps generated from GLO data are based on a single measurement of forest conditions during the early to mid-nineteenth century.
www.ncrs.fs.fed.us /gla/histveg/glo.htm   (2008 words)

  
 RG 952.000 - U.S. General Land Office Records for Illinois
The determination of which lands fell under the provisions of the act was complicated and the land district officers served as mediators in disputed claims.
In 1820 the land north of the baseline for the second and third principal meridians became part of the two new land offices established at Palestine and Vandalia.
Certificates filed at land office state that purchaser had filed a relinquishment on specified tracts and that any payments made on those relinquished tracts should be applied toward the purchase of another tract or tracts.
www.sos.state.il.us /departments/archives/di/952__002.htm   (13070 words)

  
 Publications - No. 26: Research in Land Entry Files   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Land offices and types of land entries are given for some states in the system as code numbers, and the final certificate number is called the Adocument number.@ Researchers interested in GLOARS should contact the Bureau of Land Management at the address given above.
Since the pre-July 1908 general land entry case files are arranged by type and number under the name of the land office, it is essential that the correct land office be cited in any request.
In cases where the land office was not cited in the tract book, researchers can consult an index prepared by the General Land Office which is arranged by state, meridian, township, and range, and chronicles the time periods during which various land offices administered the public lands in any given area.
www.archives.gov /publications/general-info-leaflets/67.html   (4949 words)

  
 Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office
Land Offices and types of land entries are given for some States in the system as code numbers, and the final certificate number is called the 'document number'.
Because the pre-July 1908 general land entry case files are arranged by type and number under the name of the land office, it is essential tht the correct land office be cited in any request for these files.
In cases where the land office was not cited in the tract book, researchers can consult an ingex prepared by the GLO tht is arranged by State, meridian, township, and range and chronicles the time periods during which various land offices administered the public lands in and given area.
members.tripod.com /gardner_2/landentry.html   (5083 words)

  
 1861 Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The extent of the surveys of public lands and confirmed private grants since the organization of the surveying district of New Mexico, in 1854, is illustrated on the map accompanying the annual report of the surveyor general of the 29th August last.
In urging the extension of surveys, the surveyor general represents it as but justice to the settlers to state that many of them have left their families and are enrolled under the flag of the Union, and may be confidently looking to the government to secure homes to their wives and children.
The surveying estimates presented by the surveyors general of the different surveying districts are exhibited in the accompanying transcripts of their reports, in connection with the estimates submitted by this office, the former being largely in excess of those determined upon by the department, which it will be seen are quite limited.
cprr.org /Museum/Land_Office_1861.html   (9778 words)

  
 What - General Land Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
land patent is the official document used to transfer the ownership of land from the Federal Government to a private citizen for the very first time.
The General Land Office (GLO) surveyed the public land and then issued the patents to the individuals who settled the land.
For example, individuals could buy the land for about $1.25 per acre; or a pioneer could claim up to 640 acres for a homestead by building a house, living on the land, and producing a crop; or military men sometimes received land in return for service in a war.
www.blm.gov /eso/kids_new/what/pages/glo.html   (285 words)

  
 BLM Information: The Bureau of Land Management
Land under the BLM’s jurisdiction is the legacy of territory originally claimed by the Federal government early in the Nation’s history.
BLM lands are also crucial areas for meeting the pressure of population growth, acting as critical open-space buffers as western cities and towns expand.
Land use planning is one of the most important tools that the agency has, as it ensures that the BLM manages the public lands consistently and in a way that upholds the principle of multiple use.
www.blm.gov /nhp/pubs/BLMBro.htm   (1490 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
The General Land Office was established on December 22, 1836, by the First Congress of the Republic of Texas.
The individual grants, patents, and surveys by which the public domain has been disposed of are on file in the General Land Office, and a representation of each, surveyed by metes and bounds, appears on the original grantee map of the county in which the land is located.
As of 1992 the General Land Office was the management agency for 20.5 million acres of state lands and mineral-right properties, including submerged lands out to 10.3 miles in the Gulf of Mexico.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/GG/mcg1.html   (756 words)

  
 VaLinda Hathcox for Texas Commissioner of the General Land Office (D)
The General Land Office is the oldest of the state agencies having been created in 1836 by the Republic of Texas Congress.
In Land: A History of the Texas General Land Office, it is written that this use of public lands had far-reaching consequences for the public schools of Texas.
The General Land Office is important to all Texans, because the Land Commissioner is responsible for managing Texas’ approximately 20 million acres of public lands.
www.valindahathcox.com /issues.html   (2170 words)

  
 General Land Office - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
GENERAL LAND OFFICE [General Land Office] established (1812) in the U.S. Treasury Dept. and transferred (1849) to the U.S. Dept. of the Interior.
Empowered to survey, manage, and dispose of the public domain, the office administered the preemption acts, homestead laws, and all legislation affecting public lands.
General Land Office Records Web Site Reconnected in BLM-Eastern States.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-generall1.html   (356 words)

  
 GLO | Texas General Land Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The General Land Office (GLO) is committed to carrying out its duties with the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and excellence.
Those submitting written complaints to the GLO, or indicating on a GLO Customer Survey that they would like a response to their comments, will be sent a response from the GLO within ten working days.
GLO policy requires that when external parties submit written complaints, they must be sent a response from the GLO within ten working days.
www.4-ltc.com /portal/www.glo.state.tx.us/about/compact.html   (1132 words)

  
 Governor Bell - Message on General Land Office Building - Texas State Library
In addition, the General Land Office surveyed and registered new grants issued by the Republic to new settlers and veterans of the Texan Army.
Revenues from the sale and administration of land were vital to Texas' ability to pay the debt and to finance the government and any public projects.
The "Old General Land Office Building" that today houses the Capitol Visitor's Center southeast of the Capitol was completed as a replacement in 1858.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /governors/earlystate/bell-to-senate.html   (400 words)

  
 GIS Vegetation Research
The General Land Office (GLO) conducted the original public land survey of Iowa during the period 1832 to 1859.
Paul Anderson (principal investigator) is using digitized GLO data in research for the Dallas County Conservation Board and Office of the State Archaeologist in describing known archaeological sites and in finding additional sites.
In a comparison of GLO vegetation and native vegetation from soils, the CAC (Minnick) measure is 31.7%.
www.public.iastate.edu /~fridolph/dnrglo.html   (1597 words)

  
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The Land Office is the lead state agency for preventing and responding to oil spills in state waters.
Since then, 31 project partners have worked with the Land Office on 113 projects and studies in 14 coastal counties, helping to restore and preserve eroding beaches, dunes, wetlands and bay shorelines along the Texas coast.
The Land Office was recently awarded $381,000 by the Environmental Protection Agency to provide a solar energy system for a municipal water treatment plant near the border with Mexico.
www.guidrynews.com /05Community/11105TexasGeneralLandOffice.htm   (1268 words)

  
 Indiana. / U.S. General Land Office / 1866
The legend includes the Land Offices and the completed railroads.
A state rich in coal deposits, it is estimated that the area of the coal fields is 7,700 square miles.
Pub Title: Maps accompanying Report of the commissioner of the General Land Office.
www.davidrumsey.com /maps476.html   (348 words)

  
 GulfBase - Texas General Land Office (TGLO)
The General Land Office was originally responsible for managing the public domain by collecting and keeping records, providing maps and surveys and issuing land titles.
Since then the GLO's duties have evolved, but its core mission is still the management of state lands and mineral-right properties totaling 20.3 million acres.
The land office triggers economic development through its natural gas marketing initiatives and loan programs offered to veterans through the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB).
www.gulfbase.org /organization/view.php?oid=tglo   (289 words)

  
 General Land Office — Infoplease.com
General Land Office, established (1812) in the U.S. Treasury Dept. and transferred (1849) to the U.S. Dept. of the Interior.
The Texas General Land Office has selected Data Management Solutions' gas management software, GasPro5, to use in managing the state's......
Chris Policinski new Land O'Lakes CEO.(Chris Policinski becomes the new chief executive office of Land O'Lakes Inc.)(Chief Executive......
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0820457.html   (316 words)

  
 Finding Land Records from the General Land Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Federal Government was giving away public state land as early as 1783, when Revolutionary War soldiers were paid in land.
Since that time several different types of Land Patents, each with it's own criteria and information has been used in each state with public land open to settlement.
Certified copies of land patents are very inexpensive and a good way to present documents as gifts or frame for collections.
www.allfreerecords.com /land-records.htm   (312 words)

  
 General Land Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In accordance with ┬ž2001.039 Government Code, the Texas General Land Office (GLO) is serving notice of its intent to review all rules under Title 31, Part 1 of the Texas Administrative Code.
During the review process, the GLO may also determine that a rule may need amended to further refine the directives and goals of the GLO, that no changes to a rule as currently in effect are necessary or that a rule is no longer valid or applicable.
The GLO will initiate a new review of each of these chapters within four years of the previously conducted review.
www.sos.state.tx.us /texreg/review/2000/plan126.html   (403 words)

  
 Texas General Land Office
Our web site tells the story of how the Texas General Land Office is balancing economic development with preservation of our state's natural resources.
If you have an active TVLB land loan, you can now access secure information online about your account balance, payment amount, and/or terms of loan
For our customers who are hearing impaired: The GLO TDD number is (512) 463-5330 or contact any of our program areas through Relay Texas at 1-800-735-2988.
www.glo.state.tx.us   (240 words)

  
 General Land Office, Inc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
General Land Office, Inc. offers total Real Estate service with Ranch, Suburban, Commercial, Residential, Recreation properties and 1031 Exchanges.
Our Property Management program assists in a smooth transition for new county residents, as well as local residents.
Use of this website and information available from it is subject to our Legal Notice and Disclaimer.
www.generalland.com   (82 words)

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