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General Land Office: State of Kansas

Map: USA6530
 
Cartographer: General Land Office
Title: State of Kansas
Date: 1891
Published: New York
Width: 40 inches / 102 cm
Height: 27 inches / 69 cm
Map ref: USA6530
Description:
Kansas. Drawn by A.F. Dinsmore for the General Land Office for use in the distribution of public lands. The state is divided according to the Rectangular Survey System which was mandated by law in 1785. Townships of 6x6 mile squares were measured and then further subdivided into smaller parcels of 1x1 mile (640 acres). Military reservations are coloured in red and Indian reservations are outlined in green. Original colour. [USA6530]