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Boone County: Township 83 North, Range 28 West, 5th Meridian

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Title

Boone County: Township 83 North, Range 28 West, 5th Meridian

Description

The Des Moines River Grant Plat Book is a collection of maps that were created between 1837-1851 and detail the land by county and township of the developing State of Iowa. Details show land ownership, depict the raw land and natural occurrences, and indicate societal movements of that time. The territory surveyed in the Des Moines River Grant Plat Book quantify the land below the forks of the Raccoon and Des Moines Rivers and the maps were sold by the State of Iowa to individuals per plat between the years of 1849-1857. Total amount of land surveyed with the grant equals 267,507.64 acres.

Creator

Surveyor General's Office

Date

Surveyed in 1849

Contributor

J.J. E. Norman, George B. Sargent

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. No commercial reproduction or distribution of this file is permitted without written permission of the State Library of Iowa.

Format

This map is included in the Des Moines River Grant: Plat Map book.

Type

Map

Coverage

1849-1852

Original Format

Map

Physical Dimensions

41 X 41 cm.

File Name

DSM_River_Plat_Book_T83NR28W5th_Boone.pdf

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa

Digital item created

2015-07-08