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Subject: Re: [TMG] Source Help
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 14:47:07 EDT
Patt Ricketts wrote:
> I have copies of Homestead papers for about a dozen people in Kansas. I
> looked a Mills and I'm really not sure what to enter for the source.
> I'm sure I should have the name, application # and final receiver's receipt,
> but what else?
> I don't know how they were obtained because my mother got the papers a long
> time ago.
> Any suggestions?
Patt, here is what I have for Homestead file source, the following for my ggf
Samuel Kingdon: (He was 78 when he began to homestead!)
Source Type: Land Patent, Federal
Title: GLO Land Patent Report, Kingdon Homestead
Record Type: Homestead case file
Agency: Ironton MO Land Office
Subject: Samuel D. Kingdon Sr.
Location: near South Fork MO
File Number: 5413
Application Number: 10125
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Repository Address: Washington, District of Columbia
FF: [RECORD TYPE]< of [SUBJECT]>, certificate #[FILE NUMBER]<, application
#[APPLICATION NUMBER]><, [CD1]>;< located [LOCATION],>< [AGENCY]>;< BLM
reference #[VOLUME];> [REPOSITORY], [REPOSITORY ADDRESS]<, [CD2]>.
SF: [RECORD TYPE]< of [SUBJECT]>, certificate #[FILE NUMBER]<; [CD1]>.
Bib: [REPOSITORY ADDRESS], [REPOSITORY].
Here's how the above looks in Endnotes:
33 Homestead case file of Samuel D. Kingdon Sr., certificate #5413,
application #10125, Patent MO4370_.381; located near South Fork MO, Ironton MO
Land Office; BLM reference #MO4370_381; National Archives and Records
Administration, Washington, District of Columbia.
34 Ibid., final patent.
Olympia, Washington, USA