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Land Agent Certificate for Swedish Colonists 1870

Certificate Issued by State Land Agent for Swedish Colonists, 1870

The following is a copy of the certificate issued by the State Land Agent to Swedish colonists assigning them lots for clearing and development. (For printing purposes in full size, use legal size paper and set the print options accordingly.)

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Swedish Colony Law 1870

Location Map for New Sweden

Law Promoting Swedish Immigration [See New Sweden, Stockholm, Westmanland and the Swedish Colony Report.] Chapter 173. An act to promote immigration and to facilitate the settlement of the public lands. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives … Continue reading

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Swedish Colony Report 1870

Location Map for New Sweden

REPORT OF THE BOARD OF IMMIGRATION – 1870 [This report of the Board is also an introduction to the more extensive Report of the Commissioner of Immigration, 1870. Several similar reports were made in succeeding years. All are available at … Continue reading

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