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  • Hand Tie Books were created and used between 1943 and 1996. These books contain supporting information, sketches, and field notes regarding the status of survey monuments and their relationship to the corners of the Public Land Survey System.

    To access Hand Tie Books, use the interactive map below to zoom into the area of interest with the plus/minus buttons or mouse wheel and then click on the section associated with the Handtie Book you would like. A popup with relevant information will appear, including a link to the sheet(s). For multiple sheets per section, use the arrow button in the popup window to scroll through.