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"Demand Nothing But What Is Strictly Right And Submit to Nothing That Is Wrong": Governor Lilburn Boggs, Gover Robert Lucas, and the Honey War of 1839
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Title"Demand Nothing But What Is Strictly Right And Submit to Nothing That Is Wrong": Governor Lilburn Boggs, Gover Robert Lucas, and the Honey War of 1839
AbstractArticle explores and analyzes the "Honey War" of 1830, focusing particularly on the roles and personalities of Governor Boggs of Missouri and Governor Lucas of Iowa. The "war," which involved the disputed boundary between the State of Missouri and Iowa Territory, was named after an incident in which a Missourian cut down three bee trees in the disputed territory.
AuthorThomas M Spencer
DateOctober 2008
SourceMissouri Historical Review
LocationPeriodical
Volume103
Number1
Page22-40
SubjectBoundaries
Local SubjectHoney War
Boggs, Lilburn W.
Lucas, Robert
Missouri--History
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID218508
CONTENTdm number38203
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