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1. A Penny for Your Thoughts A Penny for Your Thoughts February 1, 2006 Brief, humorous piece relating several details of research by the Missouri State Archives and Jackson County, Missouri, officials in 2005, in which court records were discovered pertaining to the 1833...

2. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Head and shoulders portrait.

3. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Head and shoulders portrait.

4. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Head and shoulders portrait, in top hat.

5. 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....

6. 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...

7. 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,...

8. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Photos and information on Alexander Majors (1814-1900), a native of Kentucky becoming a prominent western freighter in the 1850s and head of the Pony Express in 1860-1861, with residence in Kansas City...

9. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Information on Alexander Majors, a prominent western freighter based in Kansas City before the Civil War, with photos and illustrations.

10. Alexander Majors House Alexander Majors House n.d. Framed (11.5 in. x 13 in.) and matted color print which gives a full view of the front of the Alexander Majors house located at 8145 State Line Road. Captioned: "1856, Alexander Majors Historical House,...

11. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Postcard of the Alexander Majors Residence

12. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence The Majors Home at 8145 State Line Road, was built by Alexander Majors, one of the founders of the Pony Express, in the late 1850s. He was also a partner in the famous Russell, Majors & Waddell freight...

13. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Nomination form for the National Register for the Alexander Majors home from May 1975.

14. Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder 2007

15. Correction Correction July-August//1984 Correction on the source of funding for the Majors Home renovation in the previous issue's article, providing the real source as Yellow Freight System, Incorporated.

16. 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...

17. Famous Majors Home Faces an Uncertain Future Famous Majors Home Faces an Uncertain Future October//1961 Article includes history of the home and questions about its possible preservation for historical posterity.

18. From Hoofbeats to Fiber Optics: The Pony Express Launched Communications Legacy From Hoofbeats to Fiber Optics: The Pony Express Launched Communications Legacy Fall//1994 Article comparing the history of the Pony Express, started by Alexander Majors, to the history of the Sprint Corporation, started by C. L. Brown, with a photo of the Majors home now adjacent to a Sprint...

19. 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.

20. 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."