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1. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1998 Entry about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), "[f]reighting expert" of the Kansas City area starting in 1840s Independence, Missouri along the Santa Fe Trail and later becoming a partner in the Pony Express....

2. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1862 Description of Alexander Majors by the author, explorer Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), upon their meeting in Saint Joseph in 1859 as "formerly one of the contractors for supplying the army in Utah--a...

3. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1999 Biographical information about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), the primary force of the Russell, Majors, & Waddell overland freighting business, operating wagons and stagecoaches, including the Pony Express,...

4. Empire on Wheels Empire on Wheels 1949 Descriptions of Alexander Majors (1814-1900), leader of the western freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell based near Kansas City in the mid-1800s. Mention of his marriage to his second wife, "Susan...

5. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Book contains a photo and caption of the house built in about 1856 at 8145 State Line Road.

6. Historic Kansas: A Centenary Sketchbook Historic Kansas: A Centenary Sketchbook 1954 Includes an illustration of "Alexander Majors' outfitting station" for west-bound freight and his house built about 1855 on a "320-acre farm just west of the Kansas-Missouri border near Westport."

7. John Major and Alexander Majors John Major and Alexander Majors 1901 Biographical sketches of Reverend John Sleet Major, or John Major (1788-1872), and Alexander Majors (1814-1900). Description of John Major as "a fine type of the pioneer preacher" and native of Virginia...

8. Overland Mail Carriers Overland Mail Carriers June 22, 1905 Chapters of the book about the overland mail services from Saint Joseph to the Far West in the late 1850s to early 1860s, carried out by the Pony Express of Russell, Majors & Waddell, and by the Central...

9. Seventy Years on the Frontier Seventy Years on the Frontier 1893 Photos of Alexander Majors, a prominent western freighter buried in Kansas City in 1900.

10. The Life of Prof. F. T. Kemper, A. M., the Christian Educator The Life of Prof. F. T. Kemper, A. M., the Christian Educator //1884 Description of Alexander Majors as a father of a student at the Kemper School with remarks about his "earnest Christian" character.

11. The Old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River The Old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River 1951 Includes description of Majors's wagon freighting on the Santa Fe Trail from his residence on State Line Road after the Mexican War, starting in 1848.