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Each week, the Bureau of Land Management releases a story map featuring unique records from the General Land Office records collection.

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Baby Doe Tabor

Our record this week is a mineral survey plat approved Sept. 13, 1879, featuring the Matchless Mine in Leadville, Colorado.

The Northern Pacific Railroad Completion Site

The Record of the Week for the first week of September focuses on the completion site of the Northern Pacific Railroad.

Judge Isaac C. Parker

This week's Record of the Week is a land patent from September 1, 1874, which conveyed a modest 13.06 acres to Isaac C. Parker.

Edward Otho Cresap Ord

This General Land Office Record of the Week is centered around Major General Edward Ord, a Civil War general who went on to lead a very interesting life post-war.

Fort Hall, Idaho

This week's interesting General Land Office record features a survey plat that displays the townsite of Fort Hall, Idaho. Fort Hall was originally built as a fur trading post in 1834.

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