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A Letter from Daniel Geary
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TitleA Letter from Daniel Geary
AbstractMention of John Boarman "buil[ding] the first business house, south of the Levee on the south side of Third Street about 100 feet east of Main Street" in Kansas City, circa 1857. Description of the city post office "in J. G. Ranson's store a short distance east of Main Street" in the 1850s and at another time at "Conant's store." Also footnote about the author of the article, Daniel Geary (1835-1924).
NotesMr. Daniel Geary was born in Geneva, Seneca County, New York on April 10, 1835. His parents moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana in the following year. In 1856, Mr. Geary came to what is now Kansas City, where he became Assistant City Engineer. He remained in that capacity until 1860. At that time he became City Registrar. When the Civil War broke out he entered the service of the Union. After the war Mr. Geary was City Clerk of Kansas City from 1870 to 1872, when he entered the banking business. He died in 1924 and is buried in Union Cemetery.
AuthorDaniel Geary
DateSeptember//1970
SourceWestport Historical Quarterly
Location977.8411 W53
Volume6
Number2
Page1-30
Local SubjectBoarman, John A.
Ranson, J. G.
Geary, Daniel
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID107521
CONTENTdm number14910
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