• Creator Names United States. Chicago Land Office.
  • Title Canal lands register [manuscript], 1835-1855.
  • Physical description 1 linear foot (1 v. wrapped with folder)
  • Collection summary Chicago Land Office ledger listing land purchases along the Illinois and Michigan Canal in Cook County and DuPage County (Ill.). Date of purchase; certificate number; purchaser name and county of residence; and description, amount, and location of land purchased are recorded. Also included are several loose records listing vacant lands in Cook County and an unidentified map.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note
    • Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the United States Chicago Land Office's Index to federal land sale entries, ca. 1830-1869; and the Illinois and Michigan Canal records.
    • Similar information may be in the Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales database or a similar federal database online, available through http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/data_lan.html
  • Names
    • United States. Chicago Land Office Archives.
    • Swift, Richard K.
  • Subjects
    • Land titles Registration and transfer Illinois Cook County 19th century.
    • Land titles Registration and transfer Illinois DuPage County 19th century.
    • Public land sales Illinois Cook County 19th century.
    • Public land sales Illinois DuPage County 19th century.
    • Real estate investment Illinois 19th century.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Cook County (Ill.) Population 19th century.
    • DuPage County (Ill.) Population 19th century.
    • Chicago Metropolitan Area (Ill.) Population 19th century.
    • Illinois and Michigan Canal (Ill.) Finance.
    • Illinois and Michigan Canal Region (Ill.)
    • Illinois River Valley (Ill.)
  • Genre
    • Indexes. aat
    • Maps. aat
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.