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Surveys: 3rd Survey District

[Record group 90-3]
Agency Function

Agency History
The 3rd Survey District originally covered the area encompassed in Wards 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10. In 1890, it was enlarged to include the 2nd, 3rd and 6th Wards. In 1929, a further enlargement gave it coverage of Wards 13, 14, and 15, taking over some of the old 4th District. In 1932, yet another enlargement resulted in the 3rd District covering Wards 2-17, 20, 29, 32 and 47. A realignment of the districts in 1945 gave the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wards to the 2nd District. In 1957, the 3rd District covered Wards 5-18, part of 19, and all of 20, 29, 32, and 47. See also 2ND SURVEY DISTRICT, R.S. 90.38

Archival Records
90-3.1 Surveys (ca. 1780-1917)

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