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Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales

By Name of Purchaser or Name of Purchaser in a Specified County
Compiled by the Illinois State Archives

Entering Search Criteria

Enter at least the first two letters of the surname of the purchaser. Enter the purchaser's name in the format: last name space first name space middle initial (for example, Smith John D). The first name and middle initial may be omitted to accomplish a surname search. Searches are not case sensitive: you may use any combination of upper and lower case letters. The following types of searches may be conducted:

  • Enter a purchaser's name only to return a list of purchases for the name you enter.
  • Use the location option box with the above search methods to designate a STATEWIDE search or a search limited to one county.

Instructions on how to determine location of public domain lands.

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