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The General Land Office (GLO) refers to the independent agency in the United States that was in charge of public domain lands. Created in 1812, it assumed the responsibilities for public domain lands from the United States Department of the Treasury. The Treasury had overseen the survey of the Northwest Territory, but as more area was added to the United States, a new agency was necessary to survey the new lands.

Eventually, the GLO would be responsible for the surveying, platting, and sale of the majority of the land west of the Mississippi, with the exception of Texas. When the Secretary of the Interior was created in 1849, the GLO was placed under its authority. Until the creation of the Forest Service in 1905, the GLO also managed forest lands that had been removed from public domain. In additional to managing the fees and sales of land, the GLO produced maps and plans of the areas and plots they surveyed. In 1946, the GLO merged with the United States Grazing Service to become the Bureau of Land Management.

Place/Date:
Washington / 1879
Size:
24.5 x 31.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
15447
Place/Date:
Washington / 1908
Size:
30.5 x 22 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
36852
Place/Date:
Washington, D.C. / 1842 circa
Size:
10.5 x 12.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
43144
Place/Date:
Washington D.C. / 1906
Size:
41 x 39 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
50537
Place/Date:
Washington / 1882
Size:
29.5 x 24 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
0107bm
Place/Date:
Washington / 1894
Size:
39 x 39 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
62159
Place/Date:
Washington / 1876
Size:
31 x 24 inches
Condition:
Stock#:
62634
Place/Date:
Washington, D.C. / 1876
Size:
22 x 30 inches
Condition:
Good
Stock#:
62635
Place/Date:
Washington / 1876
Size:
24 x 29 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
63418
Place/Date:
Washington / 1896
Size:
17 x 20.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
63705

Archived

Place/Date:
Washington / 1903
Size:
22 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
11027
Place/Date:
Washington / 1903
Size:
20.5 x 17 inches
Condition:
Fine
Stock#:
11028
Place/Date:
Washington / 1879
Size:
22 x 17 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
0734
Place/Date:
Washington / 1879
Size:
22 x 17 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
10242
Place/Date:
New York / 1883
Size:
31 x 25 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
11140
Place/Date:
Washington / 1863
Size:
33 x 23.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
11171
Place/Date:
Washington / 1861
Size:
21 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
1155p
Place/Date:
New York / 1866
Size:
22 x 17 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
21172
Place/Date:
Philadelphia / 1866
Size:
25.5 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
1264
Place/Date:
Washington / 1863
Size:
30.5 x 25.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
1569
Place/Date:
Washington / 1879
Size:
21 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
44015
Place/Date:
Washington / 1879
Size:
29 x 24 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
3747
Place/Date:
Washington / 1844
Size:
18 x 11 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
5969
Place/Date:
Washington / 1891
Size:
49 x 40 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
7280
Place/Date:
Washington / 1896
Size:
20.5 x 17 inches
Condition:
Fine
Stock#:
7290
Place/Date:
Washington / 1893
Size:
39 x 39 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
7303
Place/Date:
Washington / 1910
Size:
20.5 x 17 inches
Condition:
Fine
Stock#:
7396
Place/Date:
Washington / 1905
Size:
22 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
7485
Place/Date:
Washington / 1907
Size:
21 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
7620
Place/Date:
Washington / 1903
Size:
22 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
7621
Place/Date:
Washington / 1896
Size:
20.5 x 17 inches
Condition:
Fine
Stock#:
7622
Place/Date:
Washington / 1862
Size:
35.5 x 31.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
7762
Place/Date:
New York / 1876
Size:
28.5 x 23 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
8040
Place/Date:
New York / 1876
Size:
32 x 22.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
8041
Place/Date:
Washington / 1876
Size:
32 x 24 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
8050
Place/Date:
Washington / 1863
Size:
23 x 20 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
8051
Place/Date:
Washington / 1866
Size:
17 x 10.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
8528
Place/Date:
New York / 1866
Size:
16 x 15 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
m0027
Place/Date:
Philadelphia / 1866
Size:
21 x 20 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
m0418
Place/Date:
New York / 1866
Size:
23 x 20 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
m0419
Place/Date:
Washington / 1862
Size:
22 x 16.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
m0788
Place/Date:
Washington / 1866
Size:
18.5 x 12.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
28197
Place/Date:
Washington / 1883
Size:
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
18842
Place/Date:
Washington / 1852
Size:
26.5 x 16.5 inches
Condition:
Stock#:
19405
Place/Date:
Washington / 1894
Size:
40 x 29.5 inches
Condition:
VG+
Stock#:
19254
Place/Date:
New York / 1892
Size:
33.5 x 28 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
20023
Place/Date:
Washington / 1903
Size:
20.5 x 17 inches
Condition:
Fine
Stock#:
20555
Place/Date:
Washington / 1892
Size:
35.5 x 30.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
20643
Place/Date:
Washington / 1861
Size:
21 x 17.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
20986
Place/Date:
Washington / 1905
Size:
17 x 14 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
20877
Place/Date:
Washington / 1862
Size:
22 x 16.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
20985
Place/Date:
Philadelphia / 1866
Size:
25.5 x 18 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
21175
Place/Date:
Washington / 1866
Size:
23.5 x 20.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
21491
Place/Date:
Washington / 1892
Size:
35.5 x 30.5 inches
Condition:
VG
Stock#:
21898